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Genesis 49:10

Genesis 49:8-12.

Judah,[a] your brothers will praise you; your hand will be on the neck of your enemies; your father’s sons will bow down to you.9 You are a lion’s cub, Judah;    you return from the prey, my son.Like a lion he crouches and lies down, like a lioness—who dares to rouse him? 10 The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet,[b] until he to whom it belongs[c] shall come and the obedience of the nations shall be his.11 He will tether his donkey to a vine, his colt to the choicest branch; he will wash his garments in wine, his robes in the blood of grapes.12 His eyes will be darker than wine, his teeth whiter than milk.[d]Judah’s name signifies praise."


God was praised for him, (29:35She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” So she named him Judah.[a] Then she stopped having children) God was praised by him, and praised in him; therefore, his brethren shall praise him. The Scripture state that Judah should be a strong and courageous tribe. Judah is compared, not to a lion raging and ranging, but to a lion enjoying the satisfaction of his power and success, without creating vexation to others; this is to be truly great. Judah should be the royal tribe, the tribe from which Messiah the Prince should come. Shiloh, that promised Seed in whom the earth should be blessed, “that peaceable and prosperous One,” or “Saviour,” he shall come of Judah.

     Thus dying, Jacob long before our Messiah's coming, saw Yeshua's day, and it was his comfort and support on his deathbed. Till Messiah's coming, Judah possessed authority, but after his crucifixion, this was shortened, and according to what Yeshua foretold, when Jerusalem was destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans when the physical scepter of Judah finally departed,   Isaiah 55:1. “Come, all you who are thirsty,  come to the waters; and you who have no money,  come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost.

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