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Judges 20:29

    Judges 20:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Israel set liers-in-wait against Gibeah round about.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Israel put men secretly all round Gibeah to make a surprise attack on it.

    Webster's Revision

    And Israel set liers-in-wait against Gibeah round about.

    World English Bible

    Israel set ambushes all around Gibeah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Israel set liers in wait against Gibeah round about.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 20:29

    Israel set liers in wait - Though God had promised them success, they knew they could expect it only in the use of the proper means. They used all prudent precaution, and employed all their military skill.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 20:29

    The stratagem described is exactly that by which Joshua took Ai (marginal reference).