New International Version
The king of Ammon, however, paid no attention to the message Jephthah sent him.
King James Bible
Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.
Darby Bible Translation
But the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not to the words of Jephthah that he had sent him.
World English Bible
However the king of the children of Ammon didn't listen to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.
Young's Literal Translation
And the king of the Bene-Ammon hath not hearkened unto the words of Jephthah which he sent unto him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord the Judge be judge - between the children of Israel - If you be right, and we be wrong, then Jehovah, who is the sovereign and incorruptible Judge, shall determine in your favor; and to Him I submit the righteousness of my cause.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryWhether a Vow Should Always be About a Better Good?
Objection 1: It would seem that a vow need not be always about a better good. A greater good is one that pertains to supererogation. But vows are not only about matters of supererogation, but also about matters of salvation: thus in Baptism men vow to renounce the devil and his pomps, and to keep the faith, as a gloss observes on Ps. 75:12, "Vow ye, and pay to the Lord your God"; and Jacob vowed (Gn. 28:21) that the Lord should be his God. Now this above all is necessary for salvation. Therefore …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Jesus Works his First Miracle at Cana in Galilee.
I have not wronged you, but you are doing me wrong by waging war against me. Let the LORD, the Judge, decide the dispute this day between the Israelites and the Ammonites."
Then the Spirit of the LORD came on Jephthah. He crossed Gilead and Manasseh, passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from there he advanced against the Ammonites.
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