23 The son of Dan:(A)

Hushim.(B)

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16 “Dan[a](A) will provide justice for his people
    as one of the tribes of Israel.(B)
17 Dan(C) will be a snake by the roadside,
    a viper along the path,(D)
that bites the horse’s heels(E)
    so that its rider tumbles backward.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 49:16 Dan here means he provides justice.
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42 These were the descendants of Dan(A) by their clans:(B)

through Shuham,(C) the Shuhamite clan.

These were the clans of Dan: 43 All of them were Shuhamite clans; and those numbered were 64,400.

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Allotment for Dan

40 The seventh lot came out for the tribe of Dan according to its clans. 41 The territory of their inheritance included:

Zorah, Eshtaol,(A) Ir Shemesh, 42 Shaalabbin, Aijalon,(B) Ithlah, 43 Elon, Timnah,(C) Ekron,(D) 44 Eltekeh, Gibbethon,(E) Baalath,(F) 45 Jehud, Bene Berak, Gath Rimmon,(G) 46 Me Jarkon and Rakkon, with the area facing Joppa.(H)

47 (When the territory of the Danites was lost to them,(I) they went up and attacked Leshem(J), took it, put it to the sword and occupied it. They settled in Leshem and named(K) it Dan after their ancestor.)(L)

48 These towns and their villages were the inheritance of the tribe of Dan,(M) according to its clans.

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34 The Amorites(A) confined the Danites(B) to the hill country, not allowing them to come down into the plain.(C)

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A certain man of Zorah,(A) named Manoah,(B) from the clan of the Danites,(C) had a wife who was childless,(D) unable to give birth.

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So the Danites(A) sent five of their leading men(B) from Zorah and Eshtaol to spy out(C) the land and explore it. These men represented all the Danites. They told them, “Go, explore the land.”(D)

So they entered the hill country of Ephraim and came to the house of Micah,(E) where they spent the night.

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15 A voice is announcing from Dan,(A)
    proclaiming disaster from the hills of Ephraim.(B)

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16 The snorting of the enemy’s horses(A)
    is heard from Dan;(B)
at the neighing of their stallions
    the whole land trembles.(C)
They have come to devour(D)
    the land and everything in it,
    the city and all who live there.

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The Division of the Land

48 “These are the tribes, listed by name: At the northern frontier, Dan(A) will have one portion; it will follow the Hethlon road(B) to Lebo Hamath;(C) Hazar Enan and the northern border of Damascus next to Hamath will be part of its border from the east side to the west side.

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