Rearward
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Rearward

The strong battalion that closed and guarded the rear of an army, Joshua 6:13; Isaiah 52:12; 58:8.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The last troop; the rear of an army; a rear guard. Also used figuratively.

2. (a. & adv.) At or toward the rear.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
REARWARD

rer'-word ('acaph, "to gather," Numbers 10:25 Joshua 6:9 (the King James Version margin "gathering host"); Isaiah 52:12).

See ARMY; DAN, TRIBE OF; WAR, 3.

Library

The First Evangelists
... His righteousness went before Him, and the glory of the Lord was His rearward.
Wherever He went, the tidings of His mercy preceded Him. ...
/.../white/the desire of ages/chapter 37 the first evangelists.htm

Be for Thou Art'
... 'The God of Israel shall be your rearward,' and he who has 'made the Most High his
habitation' is sheltered from 'the pestilence that walketh in darkness,' as ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/be for thou art.htm

Clean Carriers
... is to be no precipitate flight, but calmly, as those who are guided by God for their
leader, and shielded from all pursuit by God as their rearward, the men of ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/clean carriers.htm

A Path in the Sea
... deliverance,"which should repeat in fresh experience the ancient victory, 'The Lord
will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your rearward,' In the ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/a path in the sea.htm

The Apostasy in Two Days.
... as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness
shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rearward." Isa.58:8 ...
//christianbookshelf.org/orr/the gospel day /chapter i the apostasy in.htm

Zion Awakened
... For ye shall not go out in haste, Neither shall ye go by flight; For the LORD
will go before you, And the God of Israel will be your rearward. ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/zion awakened.htm

Stones Crying Out
... God's ark 'goes before us,' and 'is our rearward.' He besets us behind and before,
and all dangerous service is safe if begun and ended in Him. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/stones crying out.htm

"The House of Israel"
... the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness
shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rearward." Isaiah 58:7 ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 59 the house of.htm

Down the Islands
... Between them is the loveliest little bay; and behind them green wooded slopes
rise toward the rearward mountain of the Souffriere. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/at last/chapter ii down the islands.htm

The Iranian Conquest
History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9. <. ...
/.../chapter ithe iranian conquest.htm

Thesaurus
Rearward (6 Occurrences)
...REARWARD. rer'-word ('acaph, "to gather," Numbers 10:25 Joshua 6:9 (the King James
Version margin "gathering host"); Isaiah 52:12). ...Rearward (6 Occurrences). ...
/r/rearward.htm - 9k

Rear (46 Occurrences)
... (YLT). Numbers 10:25 The standard of the camp of the children of Dan, which was
the rearward of all the camps, set forward according to their armies. ...
/r/rear.htm - 21k

Units (14 Occurrences)
... Numbers 10:25 The standard of the camp of the children of Dan, which was the rearward
of all the camps, set forward according to their armies. ...
/u/units.htm - 10k

Blowing (31 Occurrences)
... Joshua 6:9 And the armed men went before the priests that blew with the trumpets,
and the rearward came after the ark, the priests going on, and blowing with ...
/b/blowing.htm - 16k

Continued (148 Occurrences)
... Joshua 6:9 And the armed men went before the priests that blew the horns, and the
rearward went after the ark, the priests blowing with the horns continually. ...
/c/continued.htm - 34k

Blow (124 Occurrences)
... Joshua 6:9 And the armed men went before the priests that blew with the trumpets,
and the rearward came after the ark, the priests going on, and blowing with ...
/b/blow.htm - 42k

Rear-ward (3 Occurrences)
Rear-ward. Rearward, Rear-ward. Re-ascend . Multi-Version Concordance
Rear-ward (3 Occurrences). ... (WBS). Rearward, Rear-ward. Re-ascend . Reference
/r/rear-ward.htm - 7k

Rearing (2 Occurrences)

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Marching (17 Occurrences)
... (See NAS). 1 Samuel 29:2 The lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and
by thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rearward with Achish. ...
/m/marching.htm - 12k

Proceeding (18 Occurrences)
... (WBS). 1 Samuel 29:2 The lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by
thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rearward with Achish. ...
/p/proceeding.htm - 12k

Concordance
Rearward (6 Occurrences)

Numbers 10:25
The standard of the camp of the children of Dan, which was the rearward of all the camps, set forward according to their armies. Ahiezer the son of Ammishaddai was over his army.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV YLT)

Joshua 6:9
And the armed men went before the priests that blew with the trumpets, and the rearward came after the ark, the priests going on, and blowing with the trumpets.
(KJV JPS ASV)

Joshua 6:13
And seven priests bearing seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark of the LORD went on continually, and blew with the trumpets: and the armed men went before them; but the rearward came after the ark of the LORD, the priests going on, and blowing with the trumpets.
(KJV JPS ASV)

1 Samuel 29:2
The lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rearward with Achish.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY)

Isaiah 52:12
For ye shall not go out in haste, neither shall ye go by flight: for Jehovah will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your rearward.
(See JPS ASV)

Isaiah 58:8
Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thy healing shall spring forth speedily; and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of Jehovah shall by thy rearward.
(See JPS ASV)

Subtopics

Rearward

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Rear (46 Occurrences)

Units (14 Occurrences)

Blowing (31 Occurrences)

Continued (148 Occurrences)

Blow (124 Occurrences)

Rear-ward (3 Occurrences)

Rearing (2 Occurrences)

Marching (17 Occurrences)

Proceeding (18 Occurrences)

Camps (33 Occurrences)

Companies (38 Occurrences)

Ahie'zer (3 Occurrences)

Ammishaddai (5 Occurrences)

A'chish (17 Occurrences)

Ammishad'dai (5 Occurrences)

Ahiezer (6 Occurrences)

Marched (51 Occurrences)

Warfare (18 Occurrences)

Formed (91 Occurrences)

Divisions (92 Occurrences)

Achish (20 Occurrences)

Armies (361 Occurrences)

Acting (102 Occurrences)

Standard (42 Occurrences)

War (529 Occurrences)

Journeyed (111 Occurrences)

Lords (63 Occurrences)

Thousands (65 Occurrences)

Dan (71 Occurrences)

Continually (180 Occurrences)

Hundreds (28 Occurrences)

Rereward (2 Occurrences)

Camp (222 Occurrences)

Hosts (326 Occurrences)

Providence (3 Occurrences)

Moses (9295 Occurrences)

Army (401 Occurrences)

Host (261 Occurrences)

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