New American Standard Bible
"Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My scepter.
King James Bible
Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver;
Darby Bible Translation
Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
World English Bible
Gilead is mine. Manasseh is mine. Ephraim also is my helmet. Judah is my scepter.
Young's Literal Translation
Mine is Gilead, mine is Manasseh, And Ephraim is the strength of my head, Judah is my lawgiver,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Gilead is mine ... - This is taken from Psalm 60:7. The only change is the omission of the word and before "Manasseh."
That is not, however, the topic upon which I now desire to speak to you. I come at this time, not so much to plead for the early as for the awakening. The hour we may speak of at another time--the fact is our subject now. It is bad to awake late, but what shall be said of those who never awake at all? Better late than never: but with many it is to be feared it will be never. I would take down the trumpet and give a blast, or ring the alarm-bell till all the faculties of the sluggard's manhood are …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
"The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh comes, And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.
1 Chronicles 5:2
Though Judah prevailed over his brothers, and from him came the leader, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph),
God has spoken in His holiness: "I will exult, I will portion out Shechem And measure out the valley of Succoth.
"Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom I shall throw My shoe; Over Philistia I will shout aloud."
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