Judges 18 :27

Judges 18 :27 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came to Laish, to a people that were at quiet and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt the city with fire.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came to Laish, to a people that were at quiet and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt the city with fire.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And they took that which Micah had made, and the priest whom he had, and came unto Laish, unto a people quiet and secure, and smote them with the edge of the sword; and they burnt the city with fire.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And they took that which Micah had made, and his priest, and came to Laish, to a people living quietly and without thought of danger, and they put them to the sword without mercy, burning down their town.

Webster's Revision

And they took the things which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came to Laish, to a people that were at quiet and secure: and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and burnt the city with fire.

World English Bible

They took that which Micah had made, and the priest whom he had, and came to Laish, to a people quiet and secure, and struck them with the edge of the sword; and they burnt the city with fire.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And they took that which Micah had made, and the priest which he had, and came unto Laish, unto a people quiet and secure, and smote them with the edge of the sword; and they burnt the city with fire.

Definitions for Judges 18 :27

Clarke's Commentary on Judges 18 :27

Unto a people - at quiet and secure - They found the report given by the spies to be correct. The people were apprehensive of no danger, and were unprepared for resistance; hence they were all put to the sword, and their city burnt up.

Barnes's Commentary on Judges 18 :27

The things which Micah had made - Rather, from Judges 18:24, "the gods which Micah had made." See Judges 18:31; Deuteronomy 27:15; Exodus 20:4.

Wesley's Commentary on Judges 18 :27

18:27 Burnt - Not wholly, but in great measure, to make their conquest more easy.
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