New International Version
Zebah and Zalmunna, the two kings of Midian, fled, but he pursued them and captured them, routing their entire army.
King James Bible
And when Zebah and Zalmunna fled, he pursued after them, and took the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and discomfited all the host.
Darby Bible Translation
And Zebah and Zalmunna fled, and he pursued after them, and he took the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and discomfited all the camp.
World English Bible
Zebah and Zalmunna fled; and he pursued after them; and he took the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and confused all the army.
Young's Literal Translation
and Zebab and Zalmunna flee, and he pursueth after them, and captureth the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and all the camp he hath caused to tremble.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor - If this were a place, it is nowhere else mentioned in Scripture. Some contend that קרקר karkor signifies rest; and thus the Vulgate understood it: Zebah and Zalmunna requiescebant, rested, with all their army. And this seems the most likely, for it is said, Judges 8:11, that Gideon smote the host, for the host was secure.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
discomfited. Heb. terrified
LibrarySeptember 21. "Faint, yet Pursuing" (Judges viii. 4).
"Faint, yet pursuing" (Judges viii. 4). It is a great thing thus to learn to depend upon God to work through our feeble resources, and yet, while so depending, to be absolutely faithful and diligent, and not allow our trust to deteriorate into supineness and indolence. We find no sloth or negligence in Gideon, or his three hundred; though they were weak and few, they were wholly true, and everything in them ready for God to use to the very last. "Faint yet pursuing" was their watchword as they followed …
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Gideon went up by the route of the nomads east of Nobah and Jogbehah and attacked the unsuspecting army.
Gideon son of Joash then returned from the battle by the Pass of Heres.
Make their nobles like Oreb and Zeeb, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna,
I saw the tents of Cushan in distress, the dwellings of Midian in anguish.
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