Judges 3:2
Good News Translation
He did this only in order to teach each generation of Israelites about war, especially those who had never been in battle before.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That afterwards their children might learn to fight with their enemies, and to be trained up to war:

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That afterwards their children might learn to fight with their enemies, and to be trained up to war:

might know

Genesis 2:17 But of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat. For in what day soever thou shalt eat of it, thou shalt die the death.

Genesis 3:5,7 For God doth know that in what day soever you shall eat thereof, your eyes shall be opened: and you shall be as Gods, knowing good and evil. . . .

2 Chronicles 12:8 But yet they shall serve him, that they may know the difference between my service, and the service of a kingdom of the earth.

Matthew 10:34-39 Do not think that I came to send peace upon earth: I came not to send peace, but the sword. . . .

John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you shall have distress. But have confidence. I have overcome the world.

1 Corinthians 9:26,27 I therefore so run, not as at an uncertainty: I so fight, not as one beating the air. . . .

Ephesians 6:11-18 Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil. . . .

1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith. Lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art called and be it confessed a good confession before many witnesses.

2 Timothy 2:3 Labour as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight: I have finished my course: I have kept the faith.

to teach.

Context
Nations Left to Test Israel
1These are the nations which the Lord left, that by them he might instruct Israel, and all that had not known the wars of the Chanaanites: 2That afterwards their children might learn to fight with their enemies, and to be trained up to war:3The five princes of the Philistines, and all the Chanaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hevites that dwelt in Mount Libanus, from Mount Baal Hermon to the entering into Emath.…
Cross References
Judges 3:1
These are the nations which the Lord left, that by them he might instruct Israel, and all that had not known the wars of the Chanaanites:

Judges 3:3
The five princes of the Philistines, and all the Chanaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hevites that dwelt in Mount Libanus, from Mount Baal Hermon to the entering into Emath.

Additional Translations
if only to teach warfare to the subsequent generations of Israel, especially to those who had not known it formerly:Only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing thereof;

only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as beforetime knew nothing thereof:

Only for the sake of the generations of Israel, to teach them war, only the men before them knew them not.

only that the generations of the children of Israel might know war by learning it, at the least those who before had known nothing thereof:

only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as beforetime knew nothing thereof;

Only that the generations of the children of Israel might know to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing of it;)

only that the generations of the children of Israel might know, to teach them war, at the least such as before knew nothing of it:

(only for the sake of the generations of the sons of Israel's knowing, to teach them war, only those who formerly have not known them) --
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