Judges 21:7
New International Version
"How can we provide wives for those who are left, since we have taken an oath by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?"

New Living Translation
How can we find wives for the few who remain, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them our daughters in marriage?”

English Standard Version
What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them any of our daughters for wives?”

Berean Study Bible
What should we do about wives for the survivors, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them our daughters in marriage?”

New American Standard Bible
"What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?"

New King James Version
What shall we do for wives for those who remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them our daughters as wives?”

King James Bible
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

Christian Standard Bible
What should we do about wives for the survivors? We've sworn to the LORD not to give them any of our daughters as wives."

Contemporary English Version
Only a few men of Benjamin weren't killed in the war. We need to get wives for them, so the tribe won't completely disappear. But how can we do that, after promising in the LORD's name that we wouldn't let them marry any of our daughters?"

Good News Translation
What shall we do to provide wives for the men of Benjamin who are left? We have made a solemn promise to the LORD that we will not give them any of our daughters."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What should we do about wives for the survivors? We've sworn to the LORD not to give them any of our daughters as wives."

International Standard Version
What can we do to find wives for the survivors who remain, since we've already taken an oath in the LORD's presence not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?"

NET Bible
How can we find wives for those who are left? After all, we took an oath in the LORD's name not to give them our daughters as wives."

New Heart English Bible
How shall we do for wives for those who remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What will we do to provide wives for the men who are left? We swore to the LORD that we would not let any of our daughters marry them."

JPS Tanakh 1917
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?'

New American Standard 1977
“What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
What shall we do for wives for those that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters for wives?

King James 2000 Bible
What shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters as wives?

American King James Version
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

American Standard Version
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by Jehovah that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
What shall we do for wives for the rest that remain? whereas we have sworn by the Lord, not to give them of our daughters for wives.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whence shall they take wives? For we have all in general sworn, not to give our daughters to them.

Darby Bible Translation
What shall we do for wives for them that remain? since we have sworn by Jehovah that we will not give them of our daughters for wives.

English Revised Version
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

Webster's Bible Translation
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD, that we will not give them of our daughters for wives?

World English Bible
How shall we provide wives for those who remain, since we have sworn by Yahweh that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?"

Young's Literal Translation
what do we do for them -- for those who are left -- for wives, and we -- we have sworn by Jehovah not to give to them of our daughters for wives?'
Study Bible
Wives for the Benjamites
6And the Israelites grieved for their brothers, the Benjamites, and said, “Today a tribe is cut off from Israel. 7What should we do about wives for the survivors, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them our daughters in marriage?” 8So they asked, “Which one of the tribes of Israel failed to come up before the LORD at Mizpah?” And in fact, no one from Jabesh-gilead had come to the camp for the assembly.…
Cross References
Judges 21:1
Now the men of Israel had sworn an oath at Mizpah, saying, "Not one of us will give his daughter in marriage to a Benjamite."

Judges 21:6
And the Israelites grieved for their brothers, the Benjamites, and said, "Today a tribe is cut off from Israel.

Judges 21:8
So they asked, "Which one of the tribes of Israel failed to come up before the LORD at Mizpah?" And in fact, no one from Jabesh-gilead had come to the camp for the assembly.

Treasury of Scripture

How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

sworn

Judges 1:18
Also Judah took Gaza with the coast thereof, and Askelon with the coast thereof, and Ekron with the coast thereof.

1 Samuel 14:28,29,45
Then answered one of the people, and said, Thy father straitly charged the people with an oath, saying, Cursed be the man that eateth any food this day. And the people were faint…







Lexicon
What
מַה־ (mah-)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

should we do
נַּעֲשֶׂ֥ה (na·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

about wives
לְנָשִׁ֑ים (lə·nā·šîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

for the survivors,
לַנּוֹתָרִ֖ים (lan·nō·w·ṯā·rîm)
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3498: To jut over, exceed, to excel, to remain, be left, to leave, cause to abound, preserve

since we
וַאֲנַ֙חְנוּ֙ (wa·’ă·naḥ·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Pronoun - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 587: We

have sworn
נִשְׁבַּ֣עְנוּ (niš·ba‘·nū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 7650: To seven oneself, swear

by the LORD
בַֽיהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

not
לְבִלְתִּ֛י (lə·ḇil·tî)
Preposition-l
Strong's Hebrew 1115: A failure of, not, except, without, unless, besides, because not, until

to give
תֵּת־ (têṯ-)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

them
לָהֶ֥ם (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

our daughters
מִבְּנוֹתֵ֖ינוּ (mib·bə·nō·w·ṯê·nū)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter

in marriage?”
לְנָשִֽׁים׃ (lə·nā·šîm)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female
17:7-13 Micah thought it was a sign of God's favour to him and his images, that a Levite should come to his door. Thus those who please themselves with their own delusions, if Providence unexpectedly bring any thing to their hands that further them in their evil way, are apt from thence to think that God is pleased with them.
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