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Joshua 8:12

    Joshua 8:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he took about five thousand men, and set them to lie in ambush between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of the city.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he took about five thousand men, and set them to lie in ambush between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of the city.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he took about five thousand men, and set them in ambush between Beth-el and Ai, on the west side of the city.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And taking about five thousand men, he put them in position for a surprise attack on the west side of Ai, between Beth-el and Ai.

    Webster's Revision

    And he took about five thousand men, and set them in ambush between Beth-el and Ai, on the west side of the city.

    World English Bible

    He took about five thousand men, and set them in ambush between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of the city.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he took about five thousand men, and set them in ambush between Beth-el and Ai, on the west side of the city.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 8:12

    He took - Rather "had taken;" the words refer to the ambuscade which Joshua had detached during the previous night.

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 8:12

    8:12 And he took - Or rather, but he had taken, namely, out of the said number of thirty thousand, for this is added by way of recapitulation and farther explication of what is said in general, ver.9.