Judges 1:8

“Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(Now the children of Iudah had fought against Ierusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the citie on fire)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the sons of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the children of Judah made an attack on Jerusalem, and took it, burning down the town after they had put its people to the sword without mercy.
- Basic English Bible

And the children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
- Darby Bible

(Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.)
- Webster's Bible

The children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
- World English Bible

And the sons of Judah fight against Jerusalem, and capture it, and smite it by the mouth of the sword, and the city they have sent into fire;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the children of Judah fought Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 1:8


1:8 And took - Yet some of the inhabitants retired into the castle, and held out there 'till David's time.


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