Judges 15 :17

Judges 15 :17 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand, and called that place Ramathlehi.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand, and called that place Ramathlehi.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand; and that place was called Ramath-lehi.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And having said these words, he let the mouth-bone go out of his hand; so that place was named Ramath-lehi.

Webster's Revision

And it came to pass when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jaw-bone out of his hand, and called that place Ramath-lehi.

World English Bible

It happened, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand; and that place was called Ramath Lehi.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking, that he cast away the jawbone out of his hand; and that place was called Ramath-lehi.

Definitions for Judges 15 :17

Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

Clarke's Commentary on Judges 15 :17

Ramath-lehi - The lifting up or casting away of the jaw-bone. Lehi was the name of the place before, Ramath was now added to it here; he lifted up the jaw-bone against his enemies, and slew them.

Barnes' Commentary on Judges 15 :17

Ramath-lehi - Either the "height or hill of Lehi," or, "of the jaw-bone;" or, as in the margin, "the crestlag away of the jaw-bone," with allusion to Samson casting it out of his hand, when he had finished his war-song.

Wesley's Commentary on Judges 15 :17

15:17 Ramath - Lehi - That is, the lifting up of the jaw - bone; by contraction Lehi, ver.14, as Salem is put for Jerusalem.
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