weapons of violence are their swords.
Let my soul come not into their council;
O my glory, be not joined to their company.
For in their anger they killed men,
and in their willfulness they hamstrung oxen.
Cursed be their anger, for it is fierce,
and their wrath, for it is cruel!
I will divide them in Jacob
and scatter them in Israel. (Genesis 49:5-7 ESV)
I must say that this is a little bit of a surprise. I didn't expect the word glory to ever refer to a person in the Bible. I expected it to only refer to God in some way.by his "honour or glory" he means his soul, the more honourable part of man, or his tongue, with which man glorifies God;
We may find many other surprises along the way of studying this word. I'll share my findings on my "Word for 2014" occasionally here. Hope you'll gain by it.