Judges 20:8

“ And all the people arose as one man, saying, We will not any of vs goe to his tent, neither will wee any of vs turne into his house:”

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Other Translations

And all the people arose as one man, saying, We will not any [of us] go to his tent, neither will we any [of us] turn into his house.
- King James Version

Then all the people arose as one man, saying, "Not one of us will go to his tent, nor will any of us return to his house.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the people arose as one man, saying, We will not any of us go to his tent, neither will we any of us turn unto his house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then all the people got up as one man and said, Not one of us will go to his tent or go back to his house:
- Basic English Bible

And all the people rose up as one man, saying, We will not any one go to his tent, neither will we any one turn into his house.
- Darby Bible

And all the people arose as one man, saying, We will not any of us go to his tent, neither will we any of us turn into his house:
- Webster's Bible

All the people arose as one man, saying, "We will not any of us go to his tent, neither will we any of us turn to his house.
- World English Bible

And all the people rise as one man, saying, `None of us doth go to his tent, and none of us doth turn aside to his house;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And all the people arose as one man, saying: 'We will not any of us go to his tent, neither will we any of us turn unto his house.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 20:8


20:8 His tent - That is, his habitation, until we have revenged this injury.


Discussion for Judges 20

  • Steve
    On verse 16. Most people are naturally right handed, so to fight sword with sword with a left handed person would be much harder. Remember how Ehud was left handed and drew the sword against King Eglon. Towers in castles of old had spiral stair cases in the direction that a right handed man would use the the sword to defend in this case a left handed man would find it easier to attack upwards.
  • BSP
    Verse 5~The men of Gibeah were wicked and so they had to be punished for their inhumane crimes.
  • Lu2677
    Not all concubines were wicked,many possibly were virgins when they were chosen.1Chroncicles 1:32 Abraham had concubines and had children with them, he was a godly man. It was not adultry. 2Samuel 5:11-14 David took more concubines from Jerusalem after God made him king over Israel. It was not sin. Solomon took many from nations that God told him not to take from, it was his undoing; 1Kings 11:1-4
  • April
    I am so confused,from what I understand a concubine was not a virgin and the man offered up the concubine for the mens entertainment purposes,and although she was a concubine,not one with god for her actions,what these men did was horrifically disgusting and an abomination,yes whoring around is a sin and all but she wasn't KILLING and beating people,and she will answer for her own actions.....wow.
  • Kim Alexander
    I'm sure the Lord knew, the intentions of those men. But if they would had just went on and killed those men, then the virgin would had still been alive.
  • Grafton griffith
    trust God even if we don not understand what He is doing.

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