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 Judges 21:1,7 - 23
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   Book of Judges
   Chapter 21  - Click for Chapter Audio
21:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the men of Israel had R408 sworn in Mizpah, saying, "None of us shall give his daughter to Benjamin in F344 marriage."
 
21:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn R412 by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?"
 
21:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And they said, "What one is there of the tribes of Israel who did not come up to the LORD at Mizpah?" And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead to the assembly.
 
21:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For when the people were numbered, F347 behold, not one of the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead was there.
 
21:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And the congregation sent 12,000 of the valiant warriors there, and commanded them, saying, "Go and strike R413 the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead with the edge of the sword, with the women and the little ones.
 
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"This is the thing that you shall do: you shall R414 utterly destroy every man and every woman who has lain F348 with a man."
 
21:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And they found among the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead 400 young virgins who had not known a man by lying with him; F349 and they brought them to the camp at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan.
 
21:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then the whole congregation sent word and spoke to the sons of Benjamin who were at R415 the rock of Rimmon, and proclaimed R416 peace to them.
 
21:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Benjamin returned at that time, and they gave them the women whom they had kept alive from the women of Jabesh-gilead; yet they were F350 not enough for them.
 
21:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And the people were sorry for Benjamin because the LORD had made a breach in the tribes of Israel.
 
21:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then the elders of the congregation said, "What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?"
 
21:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They said, "There must be an inheritance for the survivors of Benjamin, so that a tribe will not be blotted out from Israel.
 
21:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"But we cannot give them wives of our daughters." For the sons of Israel had R417 sworn, saying, "Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin."
 
21:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So they said, "Behold, there is a feast of the LORD from year to year in Shiloh, R418 which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south side of Lebonah."
 
21:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And they commanded the sons of Benjamin, saying, "Go and lie in wait in the vineyards,
 
21:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and watch; and behold, if the daughters of Shiloh come out to take R419 F351 part in the dances, then you shall come out of the vineyards and each of you shall catch his wife from the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin.
 
21:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"It shall come about, when their fathers or their brothers come to complain to us, that we shall say to them, `Give them to us voluntarily, because we did not take for each man of Benjamin a F352 wife in battle, nor R420 F353 did you give them to them, else you would now be guilty.' "
 
21:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The sons of Benjamin did so, and took wives according to their number from those who danced, whom they carried away. And they went and returned to their inheritance and rebuilt R421 the cities and lived in them.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F344 Lit for a wife
F347 Or mustered
F348 Lit known lying with
F349 Lit a male
F350 Lit did not find it so
F351 Lit dance
F352 Lit his
F353 Lit because

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R408 Judges 21:7,18
R412 Judges 21:1
R413 Numbers 31:17; Judges 5:23; 1 Samuel 11:7
R414 Numbers 31:17
R415 Judges 20:47
R416 Deuteronomy 20:10
R417 Judges 21:1
R418 Joshua 18:1; Judges 18:31; 1 Samuel 1:3
R419 Exodus 15:20; Judges 11:34
R420 Judges 21:1,18
R421 Judges 20:48

 
 

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