Psalms 60:7

“Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Iudah is my Lawgiuer.”

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Gilead [is] mine, and Manasseh [is] mine; Ephraim also [is] the strength of mine head; Judah [is] my lawgiver;
- King James Version

"Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My scepter.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of my head; Judah is my sceptre.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
- Basic English Bible

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
- Darby Bible

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my lawgiver;
- Webster's Bible

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine. Ephraim also is the defense of my head. Judah is my scepter.
- World English Bible

Mine [is] Gilead, and mine [is] Manasseh, And Ephraim [is] the strength of my head, Judah [is] my lawgiver,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(60:9) Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the defence of my head; Judah is my sceptre.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 60:7


60:7 Gilead - All the land beyond Jordan, which was possessed by Reuben and Gad, and half of the tribe of Manasseh. Manasseh - The other half of that tribe within Jordan. The strength - A chief part of my strength, either to offend mine enemies, or to defend myself. For this tribe was very numerous, and valiant and rich. Law - giver - The chief seat of my throne and kingdom, and of the inferior throne of judgment, #Psal 122:5|.


Discussion for Psalms 60

  • Marie p mitchell
    I am so glad that we serve a God that we can depend on and be with us in our time of troubles I love the book of Psalms I am so glad that God loves me
  • A disciple
    The events taking place thus moving David by the Spirit to write this Psalm seem obscure to us, until we consider them with the view of David's purpose of God to win for Israel ALL its promised land, even to the Euphrates River. This tremendous feat was not however followed up worthily by the sons of Israel, for they never established their Borders according to the Victories David got for them.
  • A disciple
    Dear BSP; I have to tell you, that even these kinds of Scriptures are still mightily filled with the Spirit of God, and written of Divine purpose; not merely David's feelings (as you suppose) as if he was discouraged. Look at the world around us! What do you see? Do you see as I do, that the restraint is being taken away? Why do you think that is? Because God sees no integrity or truth in people!
  • BSP
    Verse 1: David was busy fighting the Syrians and while this was taking place the Edomites decided they would attack. David felt that God had left him. We can feel the same way when we face multiple problems that seem to overwhelm us. This account can help us to see that Jehovah God never leaves his loyal servants even when they face trials.
  • Rev. singleton
    Jesus said upon this rock meaning the truth I will build my church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it... And that's the unadulterated truth.
  • Angela
    David is trying to be saved from his enemies

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