New Living Translation
Therefore, I have not sinned against you. Rather, you have wronged me by attacking me. Let the LORD, who is judge, decide today which of us is right--Israel or Ammon."
King James Bible
Wherefore I have not sinned against thee, but thou doest me wrong to war against me: the LORD the Judge be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon.
Darby Bible Translation
I therefore have not sinned against you, and you do me wrong by making war on me; the LORD, the Judge, decide this day between the people of Israel and the people of Ammon."
World English Bible
I therefore have not sinned against you, but you do me wrong to war against me. Yahweh, the Judge, be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon."
Young's Literal Translation
And I -- I have not sinned against thee, and thou art doing with me evil -- to fight against me. Jehovah, the Judge, doth judge to-day between the sons of Israel and the sons of Ammon.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:27 I have not - I have done thee no wrong. Be judge - Let him determine this controversy by the success of this day and war.
Then Sarai said to Abram, "This is all your fault! I put my servant into your arms, but now that she's pregnant she treats me with contempt. The LORD will show who's wrong--you or me!"
Surely you wouldn't do such a thing, destroying the righteous along with the wicked. Why, you would be treating the righteous and the wicked exactly the same! Surely you wouldn't do that! Should not the Judge of all the earth do what is right?"
I call on the God of our ancestors--the God of your grandfather Abraham and the God of my grandfather Nahor--to serve as a judge between us." So Jacob took an oath before the fearsome God of his father, Isaac, to respect the boundary line.
But the king of Ammon paid no attention to Jephthah's message.
1 Samuel 24:12
"May the LORD judge between us. Perhaps the LORD will punish you for what you are trying to do to me, but I will never harm you.
1 Samuel 24:15
May the LORD therefore judge which of us is right and punish the guilty one. He is my advocate, and he will rescue me from your power!"
2 Chronicles 20:12
O our God, won't you stop them? We are powerless against this mighty army that is about to attack us. We do not know what to do, but we are looking to you for help."
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