Judges 21:4
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New International Version
Early the next day the people built an altar and presented burnt offerings and fellowship offerings.

King James Bible
And it came to pass on the morrow, that the people rose early, and built there an altar, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the morrow, that the people rose early, and built there an altar, and offered up burnt-offerings and peace-offerings.

World English Bible
It happened on the next day that the people rose early, and built there an altar, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass on the morrow, that the people rise early, and build there an altar, and cause to ascend burnt-offerings and peace-offerings.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Built there an altar - This affords some evidence that this was not a regular place of worship, else an altar would have been found in the place; and their act was not according to the law, as may be seen in several places of the Pentateuch. But there was neither king nor law among them, and they did whatever appeared right in their own eyes.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

rose early

Psalm 78:34,35 When he slew them, then they sought him: and they returned and inquired early after God...

Hosea 5:15 I will go and return to my place, till they acknowledge their offense, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

built there

Judges 6:26 And build an altar to the LORD your God on the top of this rock, in the ordered place, and take the second bullock...

Exodus 20:24,25 An altar of earth you shall make to me, and shall sacrifice thereon your burnt offerings, and your peace offerings, your sheep...

2 Samuel 24:18,25 And Gad came that day to David, and said to him, Go up, raise an altar to the LORD in the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite...

1 Kings 8:64 The same day did the king hallow the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt offerings...

Hebrews 13:10 We have an altar, whereof they have no right to eat which serve the tabernacle.

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Conclusion
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

Cross References
Deuteronomy 12:5
But you are to seek the place the LORD your God will choose from among all your tribes to put his Name there for his dwelling. To that place you must go;

Judges 21:3
"LORD, God of Israel," they cried, "why has this happened to Israel? Why should one tribe be missing from Israel today?"

1 Samuel 7:17
But he always went back to Ramah, where his home was, and there he also held court for Israel. And he built an altar there to the LORD.

2 Samuel 24:25
David built an altar to the LORD there and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the LORD answered his prayer in behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel was stopped.

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