Psalm 108:8
New International Version
Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine; Ephraim is my helmet, Judah is my scepter.

New Living Translation
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh, too. Ephraim, my helmet, will produce my warriors, and Judah, my scepter, will produce my kings.

English Standard Version
Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim is my helmet, Judah my scepter.

Berean Study Bible
Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim is My helmet, 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;

New King James Version
Gilead is Mine; Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet for My head; Judah is My lawgiver.

New American Standard Bible
“Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My scepter.

NASB 1995
“Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My scepter.

NASB 1977
“Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My scepter.

Amplified Bible
“Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head [My stronghold, My defense]; Judah is My scepter.

Christian Standard Bible
Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is my helmet; Judah is my scepter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine, and Ephraim is My helmet; Judah is My scepter.

American Standard Version
Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of my head; Judah is my sceptre.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Gilead is mine; Menasheh is mine; Ephraim is the defender of my head; Yehuda is my King!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Galaad is mine; and Manasses is mine; and Ephraim is the help of mine head; Judas is my king;

Contemporary English Version
The lands of Gilead and Manasseh are mine. Ephraim is my war helmet, and Judah is my symbol of royal power.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Galaad is mine, and Manasses is mine and Ephraim the protection of my head. Juda is my king:

English Revised Version
Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of mine head; Judah is my sceptre.

Good News Translation
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh too; Ephraim is my helmet and Judah my royal scepter.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Gilead is mine. Manasseh is mine. Ephraim is the helmet on my head. Judah is my scepter.

International Standard Version
Gilead and Manasseh belong to me, while Ephraim is my chief stronghold and Judah is my scepter.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of my head; Judah is my sceptre.

Literal Standard Version
Gilead [is] Mine, Manasseh [is] Mine, And Ephraim [is] the strength of My head, Judah [is] My lawgiver,

NET Bible
Gilead belongs to me, as does Manasseh! Ephraim is my helmet, Judah my royal scepter.

New Heart English Bible
Gilead is mine. Manasseh is mine. Ephraim also is my helmet. Judah is my scepter.

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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Israel's Kingdom Blessing
7God has spoken from His sanctuary: “I will triumph! I will parcel out Shechem and apportion the Valley of Succoth. 8Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim is My helmet, Judah is My scepter. 9Moab is My washbasin; upon Edom I toss My sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”…

Cross References
Genesis 49:10
The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the staff from between his feet, until Shiloh comes and the allegiance of the nations is his.

1 Chronicles 5:2
And though Judah prevailed over his brothers and a ruler came from him, the birthright belonged to Joseph.

Psalm 108:7
God has spoken from His sanctuary: "I will triumph! I will parcel out Shechem and apportion the Valley of Succoth.

Psalm 108:9
Moab is My washbasin; upon Edom I toss My sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph."


Treasury of Scripture

Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my lawgiver;

Gilead

Joshua 13:8-11
With whom the Reubenites and the Gadites have received their inheritance, which Moses gave them, beyond Jordan eastward, even as Moses the servant of the LORD gave them; …

2 Samuel 2:8
But Abner the son of Ner, captain of Saul's host, took Ishbosheth the son of Saul, and brought him over to Mahanaim;

2 Samuel 5:5
In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years over all Israel and Judah.

Ephraim

Deuteronomy 33:17
His glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh.

1 Samuel 28:4
And the Philistines gathered themselves together, and came and pitched in Shunem: and Saul gathered all Israel together, and they pitched in Gilboa.

Judah

Psalm 122:5
For there are set thrones of judgment, the thrones of the house of David.

Genesis 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Gilead is Mine,
גִלְעָ֨ד ׀ (ḡil·‘āḏ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 1568: Gilead -- a region in Palestine, also the name of several Israelites

Manasseh is Mine;
מְנַשֶּׁ֗ה (mə·naš·šeh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4519: Manasseh -- 'causing to forget', a son of Joseph, also a king of Judah, also two Israelites

Ephraim
וְ֭אֶפְרַיִם (wə·’ep̄·ra·yim)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 669: Ephraim -- a son of Joseph, also his descendants and their territory

is My helmet
מָע֣וֹז (mā·‘ō·wz)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4581: A place or means of safety, protection

and Judah
יְ֝הוּדָ֗ה (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites

My scepter.
מְחֹקְקִֽי׃ (mə·ḥō·qə·qî)
Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2710: To hack, engrave, to enact, prescribe


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