Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.

Holman Bible

He said about Gad: The one who enlarges Gad's [territory] will be blessed. He lies down like a lion and tears off an arm or even a head.

International Standard Version

About Gad he said: "Blessed be the one who enlarges Gad! Like a roaring lion, he crouches, tearing arm and scalp.

A Conservative Version

And of Gad he said, Blessed be he who enlarges Gad. He dwells as a lioness, and tears the arm, yea, the crown of the head.

American Standard Version

And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: He dwelleth as a lioness, And teareth the arm, yea, the crown of the head.

Amplified

And of Gad he said: Blessed is He Who enlarges Gad! Gad lurks like a lioness, and tears the arm, yes, the crown of the head.

Bible in Basic English

Of Gad he said, A blessing be on him who makes wide the limits of Gad: he takes his rest like a she-lion, taking for himself the arm and the crown of the head.

Darby Translation

And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad! As a lion doth he dwell, and teareth the arm, even the top of the head.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And to Gad he said, Blessed is he that caused Gad to be enlarged; he shall dwell as a lion and shall tear the arm with the crown of the head.

Julia Smith Translation

And to Gad he said, Blessed he enlarging Gad: he dwelt as a lion, and he tore up the arm, also the crown.

King James 2000

And of Gad he said, Blessed be he that enlarges Gad: he dwells as a lion, and tears the arm and the crown of the head.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And of Gad he said, "Blessed [be] {the one who enlarges Gad}; like a lion he dwells, and he tears an arm as well as a scalp.

Modern King James verseion

And of Gad he said, Blessed is He who makes Gad greater. He lives as a lion and tears the arm and the crown of the head.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And unto Gad he said, "Blessed is the room-maker Gad. He dwelleth as a lion that catcheth the arm with the of the head.

NET Bible

Of Gad he said: Blessed be the one who enlarges Gad. Like a lioness he will dwell; he will tear at an arm -- indeed, a scalp.

New Heart English Bible

Of Gad he said, "He who enlarges Gad is blessed. He dwells as a lioness, and tears the arm, yes, the crown of the head.

New simplified Bible

Blessed is the one who enlarges Gad. He lies down as a lion and tears the arm, also the crown of the head.

The Emphasized Bible

And, of Gad, he said: Blessed, be he that hath made room for Gad, - As a lioness, hath he laid himself down, And hath torn an arm likewise the crown of the head;

Webster

And of Gad he said: Blessed be he that enlargeth Gad: he dwelleth as a lion, and teareth the arm with the crown of the head.

World English Bible

Of Gad he said, "He who enlarges Gad is blessed. He dwells as a lioness, and tears the arm, yes, the crown of the head.

Youngs Literal Translation

And of Gad he said: -- Blessed of the Enlarger is Gad, As a lioness he doth tabernacle, And hath torn the arm -- also the crown!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And of Gad
גּד 
Gad 
Gad
Usage: 71

he said

Usage: 0

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

be he that enlargeth
רחב 
Rachab 
Usage: 25

Gad
גּד 
Gad 
Gad
Usage: 71

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

as a lion
לבאות לבאים לביּא לביא 
Labiy' 
Usage: 14

and teareth
טרף 
Taraph 
Usage: 25

the arm
זרעה זרועה זרע זרוע 
Z@rowa` 
Usage: 91

with
אף 
'aph 
Usage: 134

References

American

Gad

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Gad

Watsons

Gad

Context Readings

Blessing On Gad

19 "They will call peoples to the mountain; There they will offer righteous sacrifices; For they will draw out the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand." 20 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. 21 "Then he provided the first part for himself, For there the ruler's portion was reserved; And he came with the leaders of the people; He executed the justice of the LORD, And His ordinances with Israel."



Cross References

Genesis 49:19

"As for Gad, raiders shall raid him, But he will raid at their heels.

Genesis 9:26-27

He also said, "Blessed be the LORD, The God of Shem; And let Canaan be his servant.

Joshua 13:8

With the other half-tribe, the Reubenites and the Gadites received their inheritance which Moses gave them beyond the Jordan to the east, just as Moses the servant of the LORD gave to them;

Joshua 13:10

and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, as far as the border of the sons of Ammon;

Joshua 13:24-28

Moses also gave an inheritance to the tribe of Gad, to the sons of Gad, according to their families.

1 Chronicles 4:10

Now Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, "Oh that You would bless me indeed and enlarge my border, and that Your hand might be with me, and that You would keep me from harm that it may not pain me!" And God granted him what he requested.

1 Chronicles 5:18-21

The sons of Reuben and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, consisting of valiant men, men who bore shield and sword and shot with bow and were skillful in battle, were 44,760, who went to war.

1 Chronicles 12:8-14

From the Gadites there came over to David in the stronghold in the wilderness, mighty men of valor, men trained for war, who could handle shield and spear, and whose faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as the gazelles on the mountains.

1 Chronicles 12:37-38

From the other side of the Jordan, of the Reubenites and the Gadites and of the half-tribe of Manasseh, there were 120,000 with all kinds of weapons of war for the battle.

Psalm 18:19

He brought me forth also into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me.

Psalm 18:36

You enlarge my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.

Micah 5:8

The remnant of Jacob Will be among the nations, Among many peoples Like a lion among the beasts of the forest, Like a young lion among flocks of sheep, Which, if he passes through, Tramples down and tears, And there is none to rescue.



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