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Judges 5:9

    Judges 5:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless ye the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless you the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    My heart is toward the governors of Israel, That offered themselves willingly among the people: Bless ye Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Come, you rulers of Israel, you who gave yourselves freely among the people: give praise to the Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    My heart is toward the governors of Israel, That offered themselves willingly among the people: Bless ye Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    My heart is toward the governors of Israel, who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless Yahweh!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people: bless ye the LORD.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 5:9

    My heart ... - In this deplorable weakness of Israel how noble was the conduct of the governors who volunteered to lead the people against their oppressors. Deborah's heart was filled with admiration as she thought of their patriotic devotion, and broke out into thanksgiving to Yahweh.

    Wesley's Notes on Judges 5:9

    5:9 My heart is toward - I honour and love those, who being the chief of the people in wealth and dignity, did not withdraw themselves from the work, as such usually do; but exposed themselves to the same hazards, and joined with their brethren in this noble but dangerous attempt. The Lord - Who inclined their hearts to this undertaking, and gave them success in it. As she gives instruments their due, so she is careful the sovereign cause lose not his glory.