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Genesis 49:10 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

sceptre. First occ Put by Metonymy (of Adjunct) for Him Who holds it. Septuagint and Targ read "ruler". See Num 24:17. Psa 45:6. Zec 10:11.

lawgiver. First occurance. Compare Num 21:18. Deu 33:21. Psa 60:7; Psa 108:8. Isa 33:22.

from between his feet = from his posterity. Put by Fig, Euphemy (App-6). Septuagint and Targum of Onkelos read "from his thighs", i.e. "his seed". Compare Deu 28:57.

until Shiloh come = until He, Shiloh, comes. So Aq., Sym., Syriac. Note the six Pentateuch titles: "Seed" (Gen 3:15), "Shiloh" (Gen 49:10), "Sceptre" (Gen 49:10), "Shepherd" and "Stone" (Gen 49:24), "Star" (Num 24:17).

gathering. Hebrew. yikhah = obedience, submission (not kabaz, as in Jer 31:10). Note the Structure of this verse (Alternation).

a | The Sceptre shall not depart from Judah, a | Until He, Shiloh, come [Whose right it is, Ez. Gen 21:27]

b | Nor a Lawgiver from his seed, b | And [until] to Him, [the Lawgiver, shall be] the obedience of the peoples.

Consult other comments:

Genesis 49:10 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Genesis 49:10 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

Genesis 49:10 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Genesis 49:10 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Genesis 49:10 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Genesis 49:10 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Genesis 49:10 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 49:10 - Geneva Bible Notes

Genesis 49:10 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Genesis 49:10 - The Great Texts of the Bible

Genesis 49:10 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 49:10 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

Genesis 49:10 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Genesis 49:10 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Genesis 49:10 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Genesis 49:10 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 49:10 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics