Judges 6:2
Good News Translation
The Midianites were stronger than Israel, and the people of Israel hid from them in caves and other safe places in the hills.

Contemporary English Version
The Midianites were so cruel that many Israelites ran to the mountains and hid in caves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist.

New American Bible
so that Midian held Israel subject. From fear of Midian the Israelites made dens in the mountains, the caves, and the strongholds.

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And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist.

the hand

Leviticus 16:17 Let no man be in the tabernacle when the high priest goeth into the sanctuary, to pray for himself and his house, and for the whole congregation of Israel, until he come out.

Deuteronomy 28:47,48 Because thou didst not serve the Lord thy God with joy and gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things: . . .

prevailed.

1 Samuel 13:6 And when the men of Israel saw that they were straitened (for the people were distressed), they hid themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in dens, and in pits.

1 Samuel 14:11 So both of them discovered themselves to the garrison of the Philistines: and the Philistines said: Behold the Hebrews come forth out of the holes wherein they were hid.

Hebrews 11:38 Of whom the world was not worthy: wandering in deserts, in mountains and in dens and in caves of the earth.

Revelation 6:15 And the kings of the earth and the princes and tribunes and the rich and the strong and every bondman and every freeman hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of mountains:

Context
Midian Oppresses Israel
1And the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the Lord: and he delivered them into the hand of Madian seven years, 2And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist.3And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up:…
Cross References
Hebrews 11:38
Of whom the world was not worthy: wandering in deserts, in mountains and in dens and in caves of the earth.

Judges 6:3
And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up:

1 Samuel 13:6
And when the men of Israel saw that they were straitened (for the people were distressed), they hid themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in dens, and in pits.

Jeremiah 41:9
And the pit into which Ismahel cast all the dead bodies of the men whom he slew because of Godolias, is the same that king Asa made, for fear of Baasa the king of Israel: the same did Ismahel the son of Nathanias fill with them that were slain.

Jeremiah 48:28
Leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, you that dwell in Moab: and be ye like the dove that maketh her nest in the mouth of the hole in the highest place.

Additional Translations
and the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of the Midianites, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in the mountains, caves, and strongholds.And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel; and because of Midian the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and the caves, and the strongholds.

And the hand of Madiam prevailed against Israel: and the children of Israel made for themselves because of Madiam the caves in the mountains, and the dens, and the holes in the rocks.

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of the Midianites the children of Israel made for themselves the dens that are in the mountains, and the caves, and the strongholds.

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of Midian the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and the caves, and the strong holds.

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.

The hand of Midian prevailed against Israel; and because of Midian the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and the caves, and the strongholds.

and the hand of Midian is strong against Israel, from the presence of Midian have the sons of Israel made for themselves the flowings which are in the mountains, and the caves, and the strongholds.
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