Judges 1:25
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New American Standard Bible
So he showed them the entrance to the city, and they struck the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go free.

King James Bible
And when he shewed them the entrance into the city, they smote the city with the edge of the sword; but they let go the man and all his family.

Darby Bible Translation
And he showed them the way into the city; and they smote the city with the edge of the sword, but they let the man and all his family go.

World English Bible
He showed them the entrance into the city; and they struck the city with the edge of the sword; but they let the man go and all his family.

Young's Literal Translation
And he sheweth them the entrance of the city, and they smite the city by the mouth of the sword, and the man and all his family they have sent away;

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Library
Beth-El. Beth-Aven.
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Place of the Old Testament in Divine Revelation
[Sidenote: Advent of the Hebrews] Modern discovery and research have demonstrated that the truth revealed through the Babylonians and with less definiteness through the people of the Nile was never entirely lost. Such a sad waste was out of accord with the obvious principles of divine economy. As the icy chill of ceremonialism seized decadent Babylonia and Egypt, there emerged from the steppes south and east of Palestine a virile, ambitious group of nomads, who not only fell heir to that which
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 6:25
However, Rahab the harlot and her father's household and all she had, Joshua spared; and she has lived in the midst of Israel to this day, for she hid the messengers whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.

Judges 1:26
The man went into the land of the Hittites and built a city and named it Luz which is its name to this day.

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