New American Standard Bible
They said, "There must be an inheritance for the survivors of Benjamin, so that a tribe will not be blotted out from Israel.
King James Bible
And they said, There must be an inheritance for them that be escaped of Benjamin, that a tribe be not destroyed out of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
And they said, "There must be an inheritance for the survivors of Benjamin, that a tribe be not blotted out from Israel.
World English Bible
They said, "There must be an inheritance for those who are escaped of Benjamin, that a tribe not be blotted out from Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
And they say, 'A possession of an escaped party is to Benjamin, and a tribe is not blotted out from Israel;
Judges 21:17 Parallel
For the understanding of the early history and religion of Israel, the book of Judges, which covers the period from the death of Joshua to the beginning of the struggle with the Philistines, is of inestimable importance; and it is very fortunate that the elements contributed by the later editors are so easily separated from the ancient stories whose moral they seek to point. That moral is most elaborately stated in ii. 6-iii. 6, which is a sort of programme or preface to iii. 7-xvi. 31, which constitutes …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then the elders of the congregation said, "What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since the women are destroyed out of Benjamin?"
"But we cannot give them wives of our daughters." For the sons of Israel had sworn, saying, "Cursed is he who gives a wife to Benjamin."
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