Judges 20:29
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New International Version
Then Israel set an ambush around Gibeah.

King James Bible
And Israel set liers in wait round about Gibeah.

Darby Bible Translation
And Israel set liers in wait against Gibeah, round about.

World English Bible
Israel set ambushes all around Gibeah.

Young's Literal Translation
And Israel setteth liers in wait against Gibeah, round about,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Israel set liers in wait - Though God had promised them success, they knew they could expect it only in the use of the proper means. They used all prudent precaution, and employed all their military skill.

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Israel Though God had promised them success, they knew they could expect it only by the use of proper means. Hence they used all prudent precaution, and employed, all their military skill.

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Judges 20:34 And there came against Gibeah ten thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and the battle was sore...

Joshua 8:4 And he commanded them, saying, Behold, you shall lie in wait against the city, even behind the city: go not very far from the city...

2 Samuel 5:23 And when David inquired of the LORD, he said, You shall not go up; but fetch a compass behind them...

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To his Most Serene and Mighty Imperial Majesty, and to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation.
Dr. MARTINUS LUTHER. The grace and might of God be with you, Most Serene Majesty! most gracious, well beloved gentlemen! It is not out of mere arrogance and perversity that I, a single poor man, have taken upon me to address your lordships. The distress and misery that oppress all the Christian estates, more especially in Germany, have led not only myself, but every one else, to cry aloud and to ask for help, and have now forced me too, to cry out and to ask, if God would give His Spirit to any one,
Martin Luther—First Principles of the Reformation

Cross References
Joshua 8:4
with these orders: "Listen carefully. You are to set an ambush behind the city. Don't go very far from it. All of you be on the alert.

Judges 20:30
They went up against the Benjamites on the third day and took up positions against Gibeah as they had done before.

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