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 Judges 7:8 - 22
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Judges
   Chapter 7  - Click for Chapter Audio
7:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So the F105 300 men took the people's provisions and their trumpets into their hands. And Gideon F106 sent all the other men of Israel, each to his tent, but retained the 300 men; and the camp of Midian was below him in the valley.
 
7:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now the same night it came about that the LORD said to him, "Arise, go down against the camp, for R162 I have given it into your hands.
 
7:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"But if you are afraid to go down, go with Purah your servant down to the camp,
 
7:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and you will hear what they say; and afterward R163 your hands will be strengthened that you may go down against the camp." So he went with Purah his servant down to the outposts F107 of the army that was in the camp.
 
7:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the sons of the east were lying in the valley as R164 numerous as locusts; and their camels were without number, as R165 numerous as the sand on the seashore.
 
7:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, "Behold, I had F108 a dream; a F109 loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside F110 down so that the tent lay flat."
 
7:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
His friend replied, "This is nothing less than the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has given Midian and all the camp into R166 his hand."
 
7:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When Gideon heard the account of the dream and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. He returned to the camp of Israel and said, "Arise, for the LORD has given the camp of Midian into your hands."
 
7:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He divided the 300 men into three companies, F111 and he put trumpets and empty pitchers into the hands of all of them, with torches inside the pitchers.
 
7:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He said to them, "Look at me and do likewise. And behold, when I come to the outskirts of the camp, do F112 as I do.
 
7:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"When I and all who are with me blow the trumpet, then you also blow the trumpets all around the camp and say, `For the LORD and for Gideon.' "
 
7:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Gideon and the hundred men who were with him came to the outskirts of the camp at the beginning of the middle watch, when they had just posted the watch; and they blew the trumpets and smashed the pitchers that were in their hands.
 
7:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When the three companies F113 blew the trumpets and broke the pitchers, they held the torches in their left hands and the trumpets in their right hands for blowing, and cried, "A sword for the LORD and for Gideon!"
 
7:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Each stood in his place around the camp; and all R167 the army F114 ran, crying out as they fled.
 
7:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they blew 300 trumpets, the LORD set the sword of one against another even throughout the whole army; F115 and the army F115 fled as far as Beth-shittah toward Zererah, as far as the edge of Abel-meholah, R169 by Tabbath.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F105 Lit they
F106 Lit he
F107 Lit extremity of the battle array
F108 Lit dreamed
F109 Lit and behold, a loaf
F110 Lit upwards
F111 Lit heads
F112 Lit it shall come about that just as I do, so you shall do
F113 Lit heads
F114 Or camp
F115 Or camp

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R162 Joshua 2:24; 10:8; 11:6
R163 Judges 7:15; 1 Samuel 14:9,10
R164 Judges 6:5;
R165 Joshua 11:4
R166 Joshua 2:9
R167 2 Kings 7:7
R168 1 Samuel 14:20
R169 1 Kings 4:12; 19:16

 
 

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