Judges 20 :9

Judges 20 :9 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

King James Version (KJV)

But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

American Standard Version (ASV)

But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by lot;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

But this is what we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by the decision of the Lord;

Webster's Revision

But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah: we will go up by lot against it;

World English Bible

But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: [we will go up] against it by lot;

English Revised Version (ERV)

But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up against it by lot;

Definitions for Judges 20 :9

Lot - Portion; destiny; fate.

Clarke's Commentary on Judges 20 :9

Barnes' Commentary on Judges 20 :9

By lot - To determine who should go up first Judges 20:18. The shape of the ground probably made it impossible for the whole force to operate at once; and the question of spoil would have something to do with the arrangement. (Compare 1 Samuel 30:22-25.)

Wesley's Commentary on Judges 20 :9

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