35 And she conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah.[a](A) Then Leah stopped having children.

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Footnotes

  1. 29:35 In Hb, the name Judah sounds like “praise.”

Judah, your brothers will praise you.(A)
Your hand will be on the necks of your enemies;
your father’s sons will bow down to you.(B)
Judah is a young lion(C)
my son, you return from the kill.
He crouches; he lies down like a lion
or a lioness—who dares to rouse him?
10 The scepter will not depart from Judah
or the staff from between his feet
until he whose right it is comes[a](D)
and the obedience of the peoples belongs to him.(E)
11 He ties his donkey to a vine,
and the colt of his donkey to the choice vine.
He washes his clothes in wine
and his robes in the blood of grapes.
12 His eyes are darker than wine,
and his teeth are whiter than milk.

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Footnotes

  1. 49:10 Or until tribute comes to him, or until Shiloh comes, or until he comes to Shiloh

From Abraham to David

Abraham fathered[a] Isaac,

Isaac fathered Jacob,

Jacob fathered Judah and his brothers,(A)

Judah fathered Perez and Zerah by Tamar,

Perez fathered Hezron,

Hezron fathered Aram,(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 1:2 In vv. 2–16 either a son, as here, or a later descendant, as in v. 8

Then one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep. Look, the Lion from the tribe of Judah,(A) the Root of David,(B) has conquered(C) so that he is able to open the scroll and[a] its seven seals.”

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Footnotes

  1. 5:5 Other mss add loose

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