New Living Translation
"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf, devouring his enemies in the morning and dividing his plunder in the evening."
King James Bible
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Darby Bible Translation
Benjamin as a wolf will he tear to pieces; In the morning he will devour the prey, And in the evening he will divide the booty.
World English Bible
"Benjamin is a ravenous wolf. In the morning he will devour the prey. At evening he will divide the spoil."
Young's Literal Translation
Benjamin! a wolf teareth; In the morning he eateth prey, And at evening he apportioneth spoil.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
49:27 Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf - It is plain, Jacob was guided in what he said by a spirit of prophecy, and not by natural affection, else he would have spoken with more tenderness of his beloved son Benjamin, concerning whom he only foretells, that his posterity should be a warlike tribe, strong and daring, and that they should enrich themselves with the spoil of their enemies, that they should be active in the world, and a tribe as much feared by their neighbours as any other; in the morning he shall devour the prey which he seized and divided over night.
LibraryAppendix viii. Rabbinic Traditions About Elijah, the Forerunner of the Messiah
To complete the evidence, presented in the text, as to the essential difference between the teaching of the ancient Synagogue about the Forerunner of the Messiah' and the history and mission of John the Baptist, as described in the New Testaments, we subjoin a full, though condensed, account of the earlier Rabbinic traditions about Elijah. Opinions differ as to the descent and birthplace of Elijah. According to some, he was from the land of Gilead (Bemid. R. 14), and of the tribe of Gad (Tanch. on …
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