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Judges 20:21

    Judges 20:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites on that day twenty and two thousand men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then the children of Benjamin came out from Gibeah, cutting down twenty-two thousand of the Israelites that day.

    Webster's Revision

    And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites on that day twenty and two thousand men.

    World English Bible

    The children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites on that day Twenty-two thousand men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the children of Benjamin came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites on that day twenty and two thousand men.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 20:21

    Destroyed down to the ground - twenty-two thousand men - That is, so many were left dead on the field of battle.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 20:21

    Gibeah, being on a hill, was difficult of access to an attacking army, and gave great advantage to the defenders, who fought from higher ground, and probably defended a narrow pass, while their companions on the walls could gall the assailants with their slingstones.