New Living Translation
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh, too. Ephraim, my helmet, will produce my warriors, and Judah, my scepter, will produce my kings.
King James Bible
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver;
Darby Bible Translation
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
World English Bible
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine. Ephraim also is the defense of my head. Judah is my scepter.
Young's Literal Translation
Mine is Gilead, and mine is Manasseh, And Ephraim is the strength of my head, Judah is my lawgiver,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
60:7 Gilead - All the land beyond Jordan, which was possessed by Reuben and Gad, and half of the tribe of Manasseh. Manasseh - The other half of that tribe within Jordan. The strength - A chief part of my strength, either to offend mine enemies, or to defend myself. For this tribe was very numerous, and valiant and rich. Law - giver - The chief seat of my throne and kingdom, and of the inferior throne of judgment, Psal 122:5.
The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from his descendants, until the coming of the one to whom it belongs, the one whom all nations will honor.
These are the tribes and the names of the leaders: Judah Caleb son of Jephunneh
Joseph has the majesty of a young bull; he has the horns of a wild ox. He will gore distant nations, driving them to the ends of the earth. This is my blessing for the multitudes of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasseh."
It also included half of Gilead and King Og's royal cities of Ashtaroth and Edrei. All this was given to the clans of the descendants of Makir, who was Manasseh's son.
1 Chronicles 5:2
The descendants of Judah became the most powerful tribe and provided a ruler for the nation, but the birthright belonged to Joseph.
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