Genesis 49:19

“Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 49:19

ΒΆ Gad, a troupe shall ouercome him: but he shall ouercome at the last.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"As for Gad, raiders shall raid him, But he will raid {at} their heels.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Gad, a troop shall press upon him; But he shall press upon their heel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Gad, an army will come against him, but he will come down on them in their flight.
- Basic English Bible

Gad -- troops will rush upon him; But he will rush upon the heel.
- Darby Bible

Gad, a troop shall overcome him: but he shall overcome at the last.
- Webster's Bible

A troop will press on Gad, but he will press on their heel.
- World English Bible

Gad! a troop assaulteth him, But he assaulteth last.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Gad, a troop shall troop upon him; but he shall troop upon their heel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 49:19

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 49:19

49:19 Concerning Gad, he alludes to his name, which signifies a troop, foresees the character of that tribe, that it should be a warlike tribe; and so we find, #1Ch 12:8|, the Gadites were men of war fit for the battle. He foresees, that the situation of that tribe on the other side Jordan would expose it to the incursions of its neighbours, the Moabites and Ammonites; and that they might not be proud of their strength and valour, he foretells that the troops of their enemies should, in many skirmishes, overcome them; yet, that they might not be discouraged by their defeats, he assures them, that they should overcome at the last, which was fulfilled, when in Saul's time and David's the Moabites and Ammonites were wholly subdued.

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