1 Chronicles 5:2
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New Living Translation
The descendants of Judah became the most powerful tribe and provided a ruler for the nation, but the birthright belonged to Joseph.

King James Bible
For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

Darby Bible Translation
for Judah prevailed among his brethren, and of him was the prince, but the birthright was Joseph's),

World English Bible
For Judah prevailed above his brothers, and of him came the prince; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

Young's Literal Translation
for Judah hath been mighty over his brother, and for leader above him, and the birthright is to Joseph.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

5:2 Judah - Not the person, but the tribe of Judah. Prevailed - Excelled the other tribes, especially in the following privilege.

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Matthew 2:6
'And you, O Bethlehem in the land of Judah, are not least among the ruling cities of Judah, for a ruler will come from you who will be the shepherd for my people Israel.'"

Genesis 25:31
"All right," Jacob replied, "but trade me your rights as the firstborn son."

Genesis 48:5
"Now I am claiming as my own sons these two boys of yours, Ephraim and Manasseh, who were born here in the land of Egypt before I arrived. They will be my sons, just as Reuben and Simeon are.

Genesis 49:8
"Judah, your brothers will praise you. You will grasp your enemies by the neck. All your relatives will bow before you.

1 Chronicles 28:4
"Yet the LORD, the God of Israel, has chosen me from among all my father's family to be king over Israel forever. For he has chosen the tribe of Judah to rule, and from among the families of Judah he chose my father's family. And from among my father's sons the LORD was pleased to make me king over all Israel.

Psalm 60:7
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh, too. Ephraim, my helmet, will produce my warriors, and Judah, my scepter, will produce my kings.

Psalm 108:8
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh, too. Ephraim, my helmet, will produce my warriors, and Judah, my scepter, will produce my kings.

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