[1] There is a bit of typology here. We have Judah offering to take the punishment for his brother's sin. Christ was from the tribe of Judah, and of course, offered Himself and took the punishment for our sins.

[2] W.H. Griffith Thomas, Genesis: A Devotional Commentary, pg. 424.

3 All Scripture citations in this study are taken from the King James Version.

[4] Matthew Henry, cited in Plumer, Studies in the Book of Psalms, pg. 491.