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  • en:tw:bowweapon
  • en:tw:gad
  • en:tw:manasseh
  • en:tw:reuben
  • en:tw:shield
  • en:tw:sword


  • Reubenites - This refers to the people from the tribe of Rueben. (See: :en:ta:vol1:translate:translate_names)
  • Gadites - This refers to the people from the tribe of Gad.
  • forty-four thousand soldiers - four thousand soldiers** - “44,000 soldiers” (See: :en:ta:vol2:translate:translate_numbers)
  • who carried shield and sword, and who drew the bow - The soldiers are described as skilled in warfare by the weapons they carried. AT: “They were all trained to fight well in battles.” (UDB) (See: :en:ta:vol2:translate:figs_metonymy:en:ta:vol2:translate:figs_ellipsis )
  • Hagrites…Jetur…Naphish…Nodab - These are the names people groups.