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Judges 7:6

    Judges 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, were three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down on their knees to drink water.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now the number of those who took up the water with their tongues was three hundred; all the rest of the people went down on their knees to the water.

    Webster's Revision

    And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.

    World English Bible

    The number of those who lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was three hundred men; but all the rest of the people bowed down on their knees to drink water.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the number of them that lapped, putting their hand to their mouth, was three hundred men: but all the rest of the people bowed down upon their knees to drink water.

    Clarke's Commentary on Judges 7:6

    The number of them that lapped - From this account it appears that some of the people went down on their knees, and putting their mouths to the water, sucked up what they needed; the others stooped down, and taking up water in the hollow of their hands, applied it to their mouth.

    Wesley's Notes on Judges 7:6

    7:6 That lapped - Taking up a little water in the palm of their hands.