Judges 20


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1 - Then All The Israelites From Dan To Beersheba And From The Land Of Gilead Came Out As One Man And Assembled Before The Lord In Mizpah.
Judges 20-1 - Then All The Israelites From Dan To Beersheba And FThen All The Israelites From Dan To Beersheba And From The Land Of Gilead Came Out As One Man And Assembled Before The Lord In Mizpah.
2 - The Leaders Of All The People Of The Tribes Of Israel Took Their Places In The Assembly Of The People Of God, Four Hundred Thousand Soldiers Armed With Swords.
Judges 20-2 - The Leaders Of All The People Of The Tribes Of IsraThe Leaders Of All The People Of The Tribes Of Israel Took Their Places In The Assembly Of The People Of God, Four Hundred Thousand Soldiers Armed With Swords.
3 - (The Benjamites Heard That The Israelites Had Gone Up To Mizpah.) Then The Israelites Said, "Tell Us How This Awful Thing Happened."
Judges 20-3 - (The Benjamites Heard That The Israelites Had Gone(The Benjamites Heard That The Israelites Had Gone Up To Mizpah.) Then The Israelites Said, "Tell Us How This Awful Thing Happened."
4 - So The Levite, The Husband Of The Murdered Woman, Said, "I And My Concubine Came To Gibeah In Benjamin To Spend The Night.
Judges 20-4 - So The Levite, The Husband Of The Murdered Woman, SSo The Levite, The Husband Of The Murdered Woman, Said, "I And My Concubine Came To Gibeah In Benjamin To Spend The Night.
5 - During The Night The Men Of Gibeah Came After Me And Surrounded The House, Intending To Kill Me. They Raped My Concubine, And She Died.
Judges 20-5 - During The Night The Men Of Gibeah Came After Me AnDuring The Night The Men Of Gibeah Came After Me And Surrounded The House, Intending To Kill Me. They Raped My Concubine, And She Died.
6 - I Took My Concubine, Cut Her Into Pieces And Sent One Piece To Each Region Of Israel's Inheritance, Because They Committed This Lewd And Disgraceful Act In Israel.
Judges 20-6 - I Took My Concubine, Cut Her Into Pieces And Sent OI Took My Concubine, Cut Her Into Pieces And Sent One Piece To Each Region Of Israel's Inheritance, Because They Committed This Lewd And Disgraceful Act In Israel.
7 - Now, All You Israelites, Speak Up And Give Your Verdict."
Judges 20-7 - Now, All You Israelites, Speak Up And Give Your VerNow, All You Israelites, Speak Up And Give Your Verdict."
8 - All The People Rose As One Man, Saying, "None Of Us Will Go Home. No, Not One Of Us Will Return To His House.
Judges 20-8 - All The People Rose As One Man, Saying, "None Of UsAll The People Rose As One Man, Saying, "None Of Us Will Go Home. No, Not One Of Us Will Return To His House.
9 - But Now This Is What We'll Do To Gibeah: We'll Go Up Against It As The Lot Directs.
Judges 20-9 - But Now This Is What We'll Do To Gibeah: We'll Go UBut Now This Is What We'll Do To Gibeah: We'll Go Up Against It As The Lot Directs.
10 - We'll Take Ten Men Out Of Every Hundred From All The Tribes Of Israel, And A Hundred From A Thousand, And A Thousand From Ten Thousand, To Get Provisions For The Army. Then, When The Army Arrives At Gibeah In Benjamin, It Can Give Them What They Deserve For All This Vileness Done In Israel."
Judges 20-10 - We'll Take Ten Men Out Of Every Hundred From All TWe'll Take Ten Men Out Of Every Hundred From All The Tribes Of Israel, And A Hundred From A Thousand, And A Thousand From Ten Thousand, To Get Provisions For The Army. Then, When The Army Arrives At Gibeah In Benjamin, It Can Give Them What They Deserve For All This Vileness Done In Israel."
11 - So All The Men Of Israel Got Together And United As One Man Against The City.
Judges 20-11 - So All The Men Of Israel Got Together And United ASo All The Men Of Israel Got Together And United As One Man Against The City.
12 - The Tribes Of Israel Sent Men Throughout The Tribe Of Benjamin, Saying, "What About This Awful Crime That Was Committed Among You?
Judges 20-12 - The Tribes Of Israel Sent Men Throughout The TribeThe Tribes Of Israel Sent Men Throughout The Tribe Of Benjamin, Saying, "What About This Awful Crime That Was Committed Among You?
13 - Now Surrender Those Wicked Men Of Gibeah So That We May Put Them To Death And Purge The Evil From Israel." But The Benjamites Would Not Listen To Their Fellow Israelites.
Judges 20-13 - Now Surrender Those Wicked Men Of Gibeah So That WNow Surrender Those Wicked Men Of Gibeah So That We May Put Them To Death And Purge The Evil From Israel." But The Benjamites Would Not Listen To Their Fellow Israelites.
14 - From Their Towns They Came Together At Gibeah To Fight Against The Israelites.
Judges 20-14 - From Their Towns They Came Together At Gibeah To FFrom Their Towns They Came Together At Gibeah To Fight Against The Israelites.
15 - At Once The Benjamites Mobilized Twenty-six Thousand Swordsmen From Their Towns, In Addition To Seven Hundred Chosen Men From Those Living In Gibeah.
Judges 20-15 - At Once The Benjamites Mobilized Twenty-six ThousaAt Once The Benjamites Mobilized Twenty-six Thousand Swordsmen From Their Towns, In Addition To Seven Hundred Chosen Men From Those Living In Gibeah.
16 - Among All These Soldiers There Were Seven Hundred Chosen Men Who Were Left-handed, Each Of Whom Could Sling A Stone At A Hair And Not Miss.
Judges 20-16 - Among All These Soldiers There Were Seven HundredAmong All These Soldiers There Were Seven Hundred Chosen Men Who Were Left-handed, Each Of Whom Could Sling A Stone At A Hair And Not Miss.
17 - Israel, Apart From Benjamin, Mustered Four Hundred Thousand Swordsmen, All Of Them Fighting Men.
Judges 20-17 - Israel, Apart From Benjamin, Mustered Four HundredIsrael, Apart From Benjamin, Mustered Four Hundred Thousand Swordsmen, All Of Them Fighting Men.
18 - The Israelites Went Up To Bethel And Inquired Of God. They Said, "Who Of Us Shall Go First To Fight Against The Benjamites?" The Lord Replied, "Judah Shall Go First."
Judges 20-18 - The Israelites Went Up To Bethel And Inquired Of GThe Israelites Went Up To Bethel And Inquired Of God. They Said, "Who Of Us Shall Go First To Fight Against The Benjamites?" The Lord Replied, "Judah Shall Go First."
19 - The Next Morning The Israelites Got Up And Pitched Camp Near Gibeah.
Judges 20-19 - The Next Morning The Israelites Got Up And PitchedThe Next Morning The Israelites Got Up And Pitched Camp Near Gibeah.
20 - The Men Of Israel Went Out To Fight The Benjamites And Took Up Battle Positions Against Them At Gibeah.
Judges 20-20 - The Men Of Israel Went Out To Fight The BenjamitesThe Men Of Israel Went Out To Fight The Benjamites And Took Up Battle Positions Against Them At Gibeah.
21 - The Benjamites Came Out Of Gibeah And Cut Down Twenty-two Thousand Israelites On The Battlefield That Day.
Judges 20-21 - The Benjamites Came Out Of Gibeah And Cut Down TweThe Benjamites Came Out Of Gibeah And Cut Down Twenty-two Thousand Israelites On The Battlefield That Day.
22 - But The Men Of Israel Encouraged One Another And Again Took Up Their Positions Where They Had Stationed Themselves The First Day.
Judges 20-22 - But The Men Of Israel Encouraged One Another And ABut The Men Of Israel Encouraged One Another And Again Took Up Their Positions Where They Had Stationed Themselves The First Day.
23 - The Israelites Went Up And Wept Before The Lord Until Evening, And They Inquired Of The Lord . They Said, "Shall We Go Up Again To Battle Against The Benjamites, Our Brothers?" The Lord Answered, "Go Up Against Them."
Judges 20-23 - The Israelites Went Up And Wept Before The Lord UnThe Israelites Went Up And Wept Before The Lord Until Evening, And They Inquired Of The Lord . They Said, "Shall We Go Up Again To Battle Against The Benjamites, Our Brothers?" The Lord Answered, "Go Up Against Them."
24 - Then The Israelites Drew Near To Benjamin The Second Day.
Judges 20-24 - Then The Israelites Drew Near To Benjamin The SecoThen The Israelites Drew Near To Benjamin The Second Day.
25 - This Time, When The Benjamites Came Out From Gibeah To Oppose Them, They Cut Down Another Eighteen Thousand Israelites, All Of Them Armed With Swords.
Judges 20-25 - This Time, When The Benjamites Came Out From GibeaThis Time, When The Benjamites Came Out From Gibeah To Oppose Them, They Cut Down Another Eighteen Thousand Israelites, All Of Them Armed With Swords.
26 - Then The Israelites, All The People, Went Up To Bethel, And There They Sat Weeping Before The Lord . They Fasted That Day Until Evening And Presented Burnt Offerings And Fellowship Offerings To The Lord .
Judges 20-26 - Then The Israelites, All The People, Went Up To BeThen The Israelites, All The People, Went Up To Bethel, And There They Sat Weeping Before The Lord . They Fasted That Day Until Evening And Presented Burnt Offerings And Fellowship Offerings To The Lord .
27 - And The Israelites Inquired Of The Lord . (In Those Days The Ark Of The Covenant Of God Was There,
Judges 20-27 - And The Israelites Inquired Of The Lord . (In ThosAnd The Israelites Inquired Of The Lord . (In Those Days The Ark Of The Covenant Of God Was There,
28 - With Phinehas Son Of Eleazar, The Son Of Aaron, Ministering Before It.) They Asked, "Shall We Go Up Again To Battle With Benjamin Our Brother, Or Not?" The Lord Responded, "Go, For Tomorrow I Will Give Them Into Your Hands."
Judges 20-28 - With Phinehas Son Of Eleazar, The Son Of Aaron, MiWith Phinehas Son Of Eleazar, The Son Of Aaron, Ministering Before It.) They Asked, "Shall We Go Up Again To Battle With Benjamin Our Brother, Or Not?" The Lord Responded, "Go, For Tomorrow I Will Give Them Into Your Hands."
29 - Then Israel Set An Ambush Around Gibeah.
Judges 20-29 - Then Israel Set An Ambush Around Gibeah.Then Israel Set An Ambush Around Gibeah.
30 - They Went Up Against The Benjamites On The Third Day And Took Up Positions Against Gibeah As They Had Done Before.
Judges 20-30 - They Went Up Against The Benjamites On The Third DThey Went Up Against The Benjamites On The Third Day And Took Up Positions Against Gibeah As They Had Done Before.
31 - The Benjamites Came Out To Meet Them And Were Drawn Away From The City. They Began To Inflict Casualties On The Israelites As Before, So That About Thirty Men Fell In The Open Field And On The Roads-the One Leading To Bethel And The Other To Gibeah.
Judges 20-31 - The Benjamites Came Out To Meet Them And Were DrawThe Benjamites Came Out To Meet Them And Were Drawn Away From The City. They Began To Inflict Casualties On The Israelites As Before, So That About Thirty Men Fell In The Open Field And On The Roads-the One Leading To Bethel And The Other To Gibeah.
32 - While The Benjamites Were Saying, "We Are Defeating Them As Before," The Israelites Were Saying, "Let's Retreat And Draw Them Away From The City To The Roads."
Judges 20-32 - While The Benjamites Were Saying, "We Are DefeatinWhile The Benjamites Were Saying, "We Are Defeating Them As Before," The Israelites Were Saying, "Let's Retreat And Draw Them Away From The City To The Roads."
33 - All The Men Of Israel Moved From Their Places And Took Up Positions At Baal Tamar, And The Israelite Ambush Charged Out Of Its Place On The West Of Gibeah.
Judges 20-33 - All The Men Of Israel Moved From Their Places AndAll The Men Of Israel Moved From Their Places And Took Up Positions At Baal Tamar, And The Israelite Ambush Charged Out Of Its Place On The West Of Gibeah.
34 - Then Ten Thousand Of Israel's Finest Men Made A Frontal Attack On Gibeah. The Fighting Was So Heavy That The Benjamites Did Not Realize How Near Disaster Was.
Judges 20-34 - Then Ten Thousand Of Israel's Finest Men Made A FrThen Ten Thousand Of Israel's Finest Men Made A Frontal Attack On Gibeah. The Fighting Was So Heavy That The Benjamites Did Not Realize How Near Disaster Was.
35 - The Lord Defeated Benjamin Before Israel, And On That Day The Israelites Struck Down , Benjamites, All Armed With Swords.
Judges 20-35 - The Lord Defeated Benjamin Before Israel, And On TThe Lord Defeated Benjamin Before Israel, And On That Day The Israelites Struck Down , Benjamites, All Armed With Swords.
36 - Then The Benjamites Saw That They Were Beaten. Now The Men Of Israel Had Given Way Before Benjamin, Because They Relied On The Ambush They Had Set Near Gibeah.
Judges 20-36 - Then The Benjamites Saw That They Were Beaten. NowThen The Benjamites Saw That They Were Beaten. Now The Men Of Israel Had Given Way Before Benjamin, Because They Relied On The Ambush They Had Set Near Gibeah.
37 - The Men Who Had Been In Ambush Made A Sudden Dash Into Gibeah, Spread Out And Put The Whole City To The Sword.
Judges 20-37 - The Men Who Had Been In Ambush Made A Sudden DashThe Men Who Had Been In Ambush Made A Sudden Dash Into Gibeah, Spread Out And Put The Whole City To The Sword.
38 - The Men Of Israel Had Arranged With The Ambush That They Should Send Up A Great Cloud Of Smoke From The City,
Judges 20-38 - The Men Of Israel Had Arranged With The Ambush ThaThe Men Of Israel Had Arranged With The Ambush That They Should Send Up A Great Cloud Of Smoke From The City,
39 - And Then The Men Of Israel Would Turn In The Battle. The Benjamites Had Begun To Inflict Casualties On The Men Of Israel (About Thirty), And They Said, "We Are Defeating Them As In The First Battle."
Judges 20-39 - And Then The Men Of Israel Would Turn In The BattlAnd Then The Men Of Israel Would Turn In The Battle. The Benjamites Had Begun To Inflict Casualties On The Men Of Israel (About Thirty), And They Said, "We Are Defeating Them As In The First Battle."
40 - But When The Column Of Smoke Began To Rise From The City, The Benjamites Turned And Saw The Smoke Of The Whole City Going Up Into The Sky.
Judges 20-40 - But When The Column Of Smoke Began To Rise From ThBut When The Column Of Smoke Began To Rise From The City, The Benjamites Turned And Saw The Smoke Of The Whole City Going Up Into The Sky.
41 - Then The Men Of Israel Turned On Them, And The Men Of Benjamin Were Terrified, Because They Realized That Disaster Had Come Upon Them.
Judges 20-41 - Then The Men Of Israel Turned On Them, And The MenThen The Men Of Israel Turned On Them, And The Men Of Benjamin Were Terrified, Because They Realized That Disaster Had Come Upon Them.
42 - So They Fled Before The Israelites In The Direction Of The Desert, But They Could Not Escape The Battle. And The Men Of Israel Who Came Out Of The Towns Cut Them Down There.
Judges 20-42 - So They Fled Before The Israelites In The DirectioSo They Fled Before The Israelites In The Direction Of The Desert, But They Could Not Escape The Battle. And The Men Of Israel Who Came Out Of The Towns Cut Them Down There.
43 - They Surrounded The Benjamites, Chased Them And Easily Overran Them In The Vicinity Of Gibeah On The East.
Judges 20-43 - They Surrounded The Benjamites, Chased Them And EaThey Surrounded The Benjamites, Chased Them And Easily Overran Them In The Vicinity Of Gibeah On The East.
44 - Eighteen Thousand Benjamites Fell, All Of Them Valiant Fighters.
Judges 20-44 - Eighteen Thousand Benjamites Fell, All Of Them ValEighteen Thousand Benjamites Fell, All Of Them Valiant Fighters.
45 - As They Turned And Fled Toward The Desert To The Rock Of Rimmon, The Israelites Cut Down Five Thousand Men Along The Roads. They Kept Pressing After The Benjamites As Far As Gidom And Struck Down Two Thousand More.
Judges 20-45 - As They Turned And Fled Toward The Desert To The RAs They Turned And Fled Toward The Desert To The Rock Of Rimmon, The Israelites Cut Down Five Thousand Men Along The Roads. They Kept Pressing After The Benjamites As Far As Gidom And Struck Down Two Thousand More.
46 - On That Day Twenty-five Thousand Benjamite Swordsmen Fell, All Of Them Valiant Fighters.
Judges 20-46 - On That Day Twenty-five Thousand Benjamite SwordsmOn That Day Twenty-five Thousand Benjamite Swordsmen Fell, All Of Them Valiant Fighters.
47 - But Six Hundred Men Turned And Fled Into The Desert To The Rock Of Rimmon, Where They Stayed Four Months.
Judges 20-47 - But Six Hundred Men Turned And Fled Into The DeserBut Six Hundred Men Turned And Fled Into The Desert To The Rock Of Rimmon, Where They Stayed Four Months.
48 - The Men Of Israel Went Back To Benjamin And Put All The Towns To The Sword, Including The Animals And Everything Else They Found. All The Towns They Came Across They Set On Fire.
Judges 20-48 - The Men Of Israel Went Back To Benjamin And Put AlThe Men Of Israel Went Back To Benjamin And Put All The Towns To The Sword, Including The Animals And Everything Else They Found. All The Towns They Came Across They Set On Fire.


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