New International Version
The Benjamite survivors must have heirs," they said, "so that a tribe of Israel will not be wiped out.
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 a possession for those of Benjamin that have escaped, that a tribe be not blotted out of 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;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Yet so they sufficed them not - There were six hundred men at Rimmon, and all the young women they saved from Jabesh were only four hundred; therefore, there were two hundred still wanting.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As we take up our pen to write these closing paragraphs, we do so conscious that we have merely skimmed, here and there, the surface of a vast ocean of truth. Though upwards of five hundred Scriptures have been referred to in these pages, yet, hundreds more could have been cited in support of the positions which we have advanced. An exhaustive classification and examination of all the passages which are connected, directly or indirectly, with the subject of the Redeemer's Return, would necessitate …
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return
And the elders of the assembly said, "With the women of Benjamin destroyed, how shall we provide wives for the men who are left?
We can't give them our daughters as wives, since we Israelites have taken this oath: 'Cursed be anyone who gives a wife to a Benjamite.'
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