New Living Translation
As they set out, a terror from God spread over the people in all the towns of that area, so no one attacked Jacob's family.
King James Bible
And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
Darby Bible Translation
And they journeyed; and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
World English Bible
They traveled, and a terror of God was on the cities that were around them, and they didn't pursue the sons of Jacob.
Young's Literal Translation
and they journey, and the terror of God is on the cities which are round about them, and they have not pursued after the sons of Jacob.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
35:5 And the terror of God was upon the cities - Though the Canaanites were much exasperated against the sons of Jacob for their barbarous usage of the Shechemites; yet they were so restrained by a divine power, that they could not take this fair opportunity to avenge their neighbours quarrel. God governs the world more by secret terrors on men's minds than we are aware of.
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"So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God" (Rom. 14:12). In our last chapter we considered at some length the much debated and difficult question of the human will. We have shown that the will of the natural man is neither Sovereign nor free but, instead, a servant and slave. We have argued that a right conception of the sinner's will-its servitude-is essential to a just estimate of his depravity and ruin. The utter corruption and degradation of human nature is something which …
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Gen. xxxi. 11
So they gave Jacob all their pagan idols and earrings, and he buried them under the great tree near Shechem.
terror and dread fall upon them. The power of your arm makes them lifeless as stone until your people pass by, O LORD, until the people you purchased pass by.
"I will send my terror ahead of you and create panic among all the people whose lands you invade. I will make all your enemies turn and run.
Beginning today I will make people throughout the earth terrified because of you. When they hear reports about you, they will tremble with dread and fear.'"
1 Samuel 14:15
Suddenly, panic broke out in the Philistine army, both in the camp and in the field, including even the outposts and raiding parties. And just then an earthquake struck, and everyone was terrified.
Yet he did not let anyone oppress them. He warned kings on their behalf:
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