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Judges 20:9

    Judges 20:9 Translations

    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 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;

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

    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.

    Barnes' Notes 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.)