Judges 21:3
Good News Translation
"LORD God of Israel, why has this happened? Why is the tribe of Benjamin about to disappear from Israel?"

Contemporary English Version
and prayed, "Our LORD, you are the God of Israel. Why did you let this happen? Now one of our tribes is almost gone."

Douay-Rheims Bible
O Lord God of Israel, why is so great an evil come to pass in thy people, that this day one tribe should be taken away from among us?

New American Bible
They said, “LORD, God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel that today one tribe of Israel should be lacking?”

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O Lord God of Israel, why is so great an evil come to pass in thy people, that this day one tribe should be taken away from among us?

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Deuteronomy 29:24 And all the nations shall say: Why hath the Lord done thus to this land? what meaneth this exceeding great heat of his wrath?

Joshua 7:7-9 And Joshua said: Alas, O Lord God, why wouldst thou bring this people over the river Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorrhite, and to destroy us? would God we had stayed beyond the Jordan, as we began. . . .

Psalm 74:1 Understanding for Asaph. O God, why hast thou cast us off unto the end: why is thy wrath enkindled against the sheep of thy pasture?

Psalm 80:12 Why hast thou broken down the hedge thereof, so that all they who pass by the way do pluck it?

Proverbs 19:3 The folly of a man supplanteth his steps: and he fretteth in his mind against God.

Isaiah 63:17 Why hast thou made us to err, O Lord, from thy ways: why hast thou hardened our heart, that we should not fear thee? return for the sake of thy servants, the tribes of thy inheritance.

Jeremiah 12:1 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?

Context
Wives for the Benjamites
2And they all came to the house of God in Silo, and sitting before him till the evening, lifted up their voices, and began to lament and weep, saying: 3O Lord God of Israel, why is so great an evil come to pass in thy people, that this day one tribe should be taken away from among us?4And rising early the next day, they built an altar: and offered there holocausts, and victims of peace, and they said:…
Cross References
Judges 21:2
And they all came to the house of God in Silo, and sitting before him till the evening, lifted up their voices, and began to lament and weep, saying:

Judges 21:4
And rising early the next day, they built an altar: and offered there holocausts, and victims of peace, and they said:

Additional Translations
“Why, O LORD God of Israel,” they cried out, “has this happened in Israel? Today in Israel one tribe is missing!”And said, O LORD God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to day one tribe lacking in Israel?

And they said, O Jehovah, the God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to-day one tribe lacking in Israel?

and said, Wherefore, O Lord God of Israel, has this come to pass, that to-day one tribe should be counted as missing from Israel?

and said, Jehovah, God of Israel, why is it come to pass in Israel, that there should be this day one tribe lacking in Israel?

And they said, O LORD, the God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?

And said, O LORD God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to-day one tribe lacking in Israel?

They said, "Yahweh, the God of Israel, why has this happened in Israel, that there should be today one tribe lacking in Israel?"

and say, 'Why, O Jehovah, God of Israel, hath this been in Israel -- to be lacking to-day, from Israel, one tribe?'
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