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Judges 21:2

    Judges 21:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the people came to the house of God, and abode there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the people came to the house of God, and stayed there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the people came to Beth-el, and sat there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the people came to Beth-el, waiting there till evening before God, and gave themselves up to bitter weeping.

    Webster's Revision

    And the people came to Beth-el, and sat there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore.

    World English Bible

    The people came to Bethel, and sat there until evening before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept severely.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the people came to Beth-el, and sat there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 21:2

    The people came to the house of God - Literally, the people came בית־אל to Bethel; this is considered as the name of a place by the Chaldee, Syriac, Arabic, and Septuagint.

    And wept sore - Their revenge was satisfied, and now reflection brings them to contrition for what they had done.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 21:2

    To the house of God - It should be, "to Bethel." See Judges 20:18.