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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Rereward

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(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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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Rereward'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/r/rereward.html. 1897.

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