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So the Israelites put some soldiers in hiding around Gibeah.
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And the children of Israel set ambushes round about the city of Gabaa:
Judges 20:34 And to march from the west side of the city. And other ten thousand men chosen out of all Israel, attacked the inhabitants of the city. And the battle grew hot against the children of Benjamin: and they understood not that present death threatened them on every side.
Joshua 8:4 And commanded them, saying: Lay an ambush behind the city: and go not very far from it: and be ye all ready.
2 Samuel 5:23 And David consulted the Lord: Shall I go up against the Philistines, and wilt thou deliver them into my hands? He answered: Go not up against them but fetch a compass behind them, and thou shalt come upon them over against the pear trees.
ContextCivil War Against Benjamin
…28And Phinees, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron, was over the house. So they consulted the Lord, and said: Shall we go out any more to fight against the children of Benjamin, our brethren, or shall we cease? And the Lord said to them: Go up, for to morrow I will deliver them into your hands. 29And the children of Israel set ambushes round about the city of Gabaa:30And they drew up their army against Benjamin the third time, as they had done the first and second.…
Additional TranslationsSo Israel set up an ambush around Gibeah.And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.
And Israel set liers-in-wait against Gibeah round about.
And the children of Israel set an ambush against Gabaa round about it.
And Israel set liers in wait against Gibeah, round about.
And Israel set liers in wait against Gibeah round about.
And Israel set liers in wait around Gibeah.
Israel set ambushes all around Gibeah.
And Israel setteth liers in wait against Gibeah, round about,
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