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; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver;
Darby Bible Translation
Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
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,
Psalm 108:8 Parallel
CommentaryPsalm 108:8 Parallel Commentaries
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.
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.
God has promised this by his holiness: "I will divide up Shechem with joy. I will measure out the valley of Succoth.
But Moab, my washbasin, will become my servant, and I will wipe my feet on Edom and shout in triumph over Philistia."
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