Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
108:8 Gilead . . . Manasseh. Both these areas are located, at least in part, east of the Jordan River.
Ephraim . . . Judah. The two most powerful tribes in Israel. They were frequently rivals, but here they are united as parts of God’s army.
scepter. See Gen. 49:10.