Rereward

Rereward

( Joshua 6:9 ), the troops in the rear of an army on the march, the rear-guard. This word is a corruption of the French arriere-garde. During the wilderness march the tribe of Dan formed the rear-guard ( Numbers 10:25 ; Compare 1 Samuel 29:2 ; Isaiah 52:12 ; 58:8 ).

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Rereward". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Rereward

Towards the rear; rear guard.

For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight: for the LORD will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your REREWARD. ( Isaiah 52:12 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Rereward'". A King James Dictionary.

REREWARD

rer'-word.

See REARWARD.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'REREWARD'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.