Judges 8:28
Good News Translation
So Midian was defeated by the Israelites and was no longer a threat. The land was at peace for forty years, until Gideon died.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Madian was humbled before the children of Israel, neither could they any more lift up their heads: but the land rested for forty years, while Gedeon presided.

New American Bible
Midian was brought into subjection by the Israelites; they no longer held their heads high, and the land had rest for forty years, during the lifetime of Gideon.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But Madian was humbled before the children of Israel, neither could they any more lift up their heads: but the land rested for forty years, while Gedeon presided.

was Midian

Psalm 83:9-12 Do to them as thou didst to Madian and to Sisara: as to Jabin at the brook of Cisson. . . .

Isaiah 9:4 For the yoke of their burden, and the rod of their shoulder, and the sceptre of their oppressor thou hast overcome, as in the day of Madian.

Isaiah 10:26 And the Lord of hosts shall raise up a scourge against him, according to the slaughter of Madian in the rock of Oreb, and his rod over the sea, and he shall lift it up in the way of Egypt.

forty years

Judges 3:11,30 And the land rested forty years, and Othoniel, the son of Cenez, died. . . .

Judges 5:31 So let all thy enemies perish, O Lord: but let them that love thee shine, as the sun shineth in his rising. [32] And the land rested for forty years.

Context
Forty Years of Peace
28But Madian was humbled before the children of Israel, neither could they any more lift up their heads: but the land rested for forty years, while Gedeon presided.29So Jerobaal, the son of Joas, went and dwelt in his own house:…
Cross References
Judges 8:27
And Gedeon made an ephod thereof, and put it in his city Ephra. And all Israel committed fornication with it, and it became a ruin to Gedeon, and to all his house.

Judges 8:29
So Jerobaal, the son of Joas, went and dwelt in his own house:

Psalm 83:2
For lo, thy enemies have made a noise: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head.

Additional Translations
In this way Midian was subdued before the Israelites and did not raise its head again. So the land had rest for forty years in the days of Gideon,Thus was Midian subdued before the children of Israel, so that they lifted up their heads no more. And the country was in quietness forty years in the days of Gideon.

So Midian was subdued before the children of Israel, and they lifted up their heads no more. And the land had rest forty years in the days of Gideon.

And Madiam, was straitened before the children of Israel, and they did not lift up their head any more; and the land had rest forty years in the days of Gedeon.

And Midian was subdued before the children of Israel, and they lifted up their heads no more. And the land had rest forty years in the days of Gideon.

So Midian was subdued before the children of Israel, and they lifted up their heads no more. And the land had rest forty years in the days of Gideon.

Thus was Midian subdued before the children of Israel, so that they raised their heads no more. And the country was in quietness forty years in the days of Gideon.

So Midian was subdued before the children of Israel, and they lifted up their heads no more. The land had rest forty years in the days of Gideon.

And Midian is humbled before the sons of Israel, and have not added to lift up their head; and the land resteth forty years in the days of Gideon.
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