Judges 1:24

“And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the spies sawe a man come forth out of the citie, and they said vnto him, Shew vs, wee pray thee, the entrance into the citie, and we will shew thee mercie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The spies saw a man coming out of the city and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance to the city and we will treat you kindly."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the watchers saw a man coming out of the town, and said to him, If you will make clear to us the way into the town, we will be kind to you.
- Basic English Bible

And the guards saw a man come forth out of the city, and said unto him, Shew us, we pray thee, how [we] may enter into the city, and we will shew thee kindness.
- Darby Bible

And the spies saw a man coming out of the city, and they said to him, Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will show thee mercy.
- Webster's Bible

The watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said to him, "Please show us the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with you."
- World English Bible

and the watchers see a man coming out from the city, and say to him, `Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance of the city, and we have done with thee kindness.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the watchers saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him: 'Show us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will deal kindly with thee.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 1:24


1:24 The entrance - On which side it is weakest, that we might best invade and take it.


Discussion for Judges 1:24

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