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Judges 5:6

    Judges 5:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travelers walked through byways.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, In the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, And the travellers walked through byways.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In the days of Shamgar, the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were not used, and travellers went by side roads.

    Webster's Revision

    In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, In the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, And the travellers walked through byways.

    World English Bible

    "In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. The travelers walked through byways.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 5:6

    The highways were unoccupied - The land was full of anarchy and confusion, being everywhere infested with banditti. No public road was safe; and in going from place to place, the people were obliged to use unfrequented paths.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 5:6

    Words dcscriptive of a state of weakness and fear, so that Israel could not frequent the highways. It is a graphic description of a country occupied by an enemy.