New Living Translation
The Israelites felt sorry for their brother Benjamin and said, "Today one of the tribes of Israel has been cut off.
King James Bible
And the children of Israel repented them for Benjamin their brother, and said, There is one tribe cut off from Israel this day.
Darby Bible Translation
And the people of Israel had compassion for Benjamin their brother, and said, "One tribe is cut off from Israel this day.
World English Bible
The children of Israel grieved for Benjamin their brother, and said, "There is one tribe cut off from Israel this day.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel repent concerning Benjamin their brother, and say, 'There hath been to-day cut off one tribe from Israel,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:6 Repented - Not for the war, which was just and necessary, but for their immoderate severity in the execution of it. That is no good divinity which swallows up humanity. Even necessary justice is to be done with compassion.
Then they said, "Who among the tribes of Israel did not join us at Mizpah when we held our assembly in the presence of the LORD?" At that time they had taken a solemn oath in the LORD's presence, vowing that anyone who refused to come would be put to death.
How can we find wives for the few who remain, since we have sworn by the LORD not to give them our daughters in marriage?"
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