Judges 18:1
Good News Translation
There was no king in Israel at that time. In those days the tribe of Dan was looking for territory to claim and settle in because they had not yet received any land of their own among the tribes of Israel.

Contemporary English Version
These things happened before kings ruled Israel. About this time, the tribe of Dan was looking for a place to live. The other tribes had land, but the people of Dan did not really have any to call their own.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In those days there was no king in Israel, and the tribe of Dan sought them an inheritance to dwell in: for unto that day they had not received their lot among the other tribes.

New American Bible
In those days there was no king in Israel. In those days the tribe of the Danites were in search of a heritage to dwell in, for up to that time no heritage had been allotted to them among the tribes of Israel.

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In those days there was no king in Israel, and the tribe of Dan sought them an inheritance to dwell in: for unto that day they had not received their lot among the other tribes.

no king.

36:31,

Deuteronomy 33:5 He shall be king with the most right, the princes of the people, being assembled with the tribes of Israel.

;) and it is probable it should be so understood here, and in the parallel passages.

Judges 17:6 In those days there was no king in Israel, but every one did that which seemed right to himself.

Judges 19:1 There was a certain Levite, who dwelt on the side of mount Ephraim, who took a wife of Bethlehem Juda:

Judges 21:25 In those days there was no king in Israel: but every one did that which seemed right to himself.

the tribe

Joshua 19:40-48 The seventh lot came out to the tribe of the children of Dan by their families . . .

for unto

Judges 1:34 And the Amorrhite straitened the children of Dan in the mountain, and gave them not a place to go down to the plain:

Context
The Danites Settle in Laish
1In those days there was no king in Israel, and the tribe of Dan sought them an inheritance to dwell in: for unto that day they had not received their lot among the other tribes.2So the children of Dan sent five most valiant men, of their stock and family, from Saraa and Esthaol, to spy out the land, and to view it diligently: and they said to them: Go, and view the land. They went on their way, and when they came to mount Ephraim, they went into the house of Michas, and rested there:…
Cross References
Joshua 19:40
The seventh lot came out to the tribe of the children of Dan by their families

Joshua 19:47
And is terminated there. And the children of Dan went up and fought against Lesem, and took it: and they put it to the sword, and possessed it, and dwelt in it, calling the name of it Lesem Dan, by the name of Dan their father.

Judges 17:6
In those days there was no king in Israel, but every one did that which seemed right to himself.

Judges 17:13
Now I know God will do me good, since I have a priest of the race of the Levites.

Judges 19:1
There was a certain Levite, who dwelt on the side of mount Ephraim, who took a wife of Bethlehem Juda:

Judges 21:25
In those days there was no king in Israel: but every one did that which seemed right to himself.

Additional Translations
In those days there was no king in Israel, and the tribe of the Danites was looking for territory to occupy. For up to that time they had not come into an inheritance among the tribes of Israel.In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for to that day all their inheritance had not fallen to them among the tribes of Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for unto that day their inheritance had not fallen unto them among the tribes of Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel; and in those days the tribe of Dan sought for itself an inheritance to inhabit, because no inheritance had fallen to it until that day in the midst of the tribes of the children of Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel, and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought for themselves an inheritance to dwell in; for to that day [their lot] had not fallen to them for inheritance among the tribes of Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for unto that day their inheritance had not fallen unto them among the tribes of Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought for themselves an inheritance to dwell in; for to that day all their inheritance had not fallen to them among the tribes of Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for to that day [their] inheritance had not fallen to them among the tribes of Israel.

In those days there is no king in Israel, and in those days the tribe of the Danite is seeking for itself an inheritance to inhabit, for that hath not fallen to it unto that day in the midst of the tribes of Israel by inheritance.
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