New American Standard Bible
"As for Gad, raiders shall raid him, But he will raid at their heels.
King James Bible
Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.
Darby Bible Translation
Gad troops will rush upon him; But he will rush upon the heel.
World English Bible
"A troop will press on Gad, but he will press on their heel.
Young's Literal Translation
Gad! a troop assaulteth him, But he assaulteth last.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Gad also shall be subject to the assaults of the enemy. But he shall resist the foe and harass his rear. This brief character agrees with his after history. He is reckoned among the valiant men in Scripture 1 Chronicles 5:18.
Now, my brethren, if it be so in earthly things, it is so also in spiritual. Instability in religion is a thing which every man despises, although every man has, to a degree, the evil in himself, but stability in the firm profession and practice of godliness, will always win respect, even from the worldly, and certainly will not be forgotten by him whose smile is honor and whose praise is glory, even the great Lord and Master, before whom we stand or fall. I have many characters here to-day whom …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Bunsen's Biblical Researches.
A Preliminary Discourse to Catechising
Fifthly, as this Revelation, to the Judgment of Right and Sober Reason,
Of Gad he said, "Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad; He lies down as a lion, And tears the arm, also the crown of the head.
"As for Asher, his food shall be rich, And he will yield royal dainties.
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