Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And some of the Hebrews went over Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. As for Saul, he was yet in Gilgal, and all the people followed him trembling.

Followed him trembling

General references

Bible References

The hebrews

Leviticus 26:17
I will set My face against you so that you will be struck down before your enemies; and those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee when no one is pursuing you.
Deuteronomy 28:25
The Lord shall cause you to be defeated before your enemies; you will go out one way against them, but you will flee seven ways before them, and you will be an example of terror to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Gad

Numbers 32:1
Now the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad had an exceedingly large number of livestock. So when they saw the land of Jazer and the land of Gilead, that it was indeed a place suitable for livestock,
Deuteronomy 3:12
“So we took possession of this land at that time. From Aroer, which is by the valley of Arnon, and half the hill country of Gilead and its cities I gave to the Reubenites and to the Gadites.
Joshua 13:24
Moses also gave an inheritance to the tribe of Gad, to the sons of Gad, according to their families.

Followed him trembling

Deuteronomy 20:8
Then the officers shall speak further to the people and say, ‘Who is the man that is afraid and fainthearted? Let him depart and return to his house, so that he might not make his brothers’ hearts melt like his heart.’
Judges 7:3
Now therefore come, proclaim in the hearing of the people, saying, ‘Whoever is afraid and trembling, let him return and depart from Mount Gilead.’” So 22,000 people returned, but 10,000 remained.
Hosea 11:10
They will walk after the Lord,
He will roar like a lion;
Indeed He will roar
And His sons will come trembling from the west.

General references

Deuteronomy 28:43
The alien who is among you shall rise above you higher and higher, but you will go down lower and lower.