New International Version
The LORD answered, "I will be with you, and you will strike down all the Midianites, leaving none alive."
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto him, Surely I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to him, I will certainly be with thee; and thou shalt smite Midian as one man.
World English Bible
Yahweh said to him, "Surely I will be with you, and you shall strike the Midianites as one man."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto him, 'Because I am with thee -- thou hast smitten the Midianites as one man.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou shalt smite the Midianites as one man - Thou shalt as surely conquer all their host as if thou hadst but one man to contend with; or, Thou shalt destroy them to a man.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Then Gideon built an altar there unto the Lord, and called it Jehovah- shalom [God is peace].'--JUDGES vi. 24. I need not tell over again, less vividly, the picturesque story in this chapter, of the simple husbandman up in the hills, engaged furtively in threshing out a little wheat in some hollow in the rock where he might hide it from the keen eyes of the oppressors; and of how the angel of the Lord, unrecognised at first, appeared to him; and gradually there dawned upon his mind the suspicion …
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