1 After two years’ time, Pharoah dreamed that he was standing by the Nile, 2 when out of the Nile there came up seven cows, handsome and sturdy, and they grazed in the reed grass. 3 But presently, seven other cows came up from the Nile close behind them, ugly and gaunt, and stood beside the cows on the bank of the Nile; 4 and the ugly gaunt cows ate up the seven handsome sturdy cows. And Pharaoh awoke. 5 He fell asleep and dreamed a second time: Seven ears of grain, solid and healthy, grew on a single stalk.
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This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, bade the Israelites farewell before he died. He said: The LORD came from Sinai; He shone upon them from Seir; He appeared from Mount Paran, And approached from Ribeboth-kodesh, Lightning flashing at them from His right. Lover, indeed, of the people, Their hallowed are all in Your hand. They followed in Your steps, Accepting Your pronouncements, When Moses charged us with the Teaching As the heritage of the congregation of Jacob. Then He became King in Jeshurun, When the heads of the people assembled, The tribes of Israel together.