Judges 10:2

“And he judged Israel twenty and three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 10:2

And he iudged Israel twenty and three yeeres, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He judged Israel twenty-three years. Then he died and was buried in Shamir.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he judged Israel twenty and three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He was judge over Israel for twenty-three years; and at his death his body was put to rest in the earth in Shamir.
- Basic English Bible

And he judged Israel twenty-three years; and he died, and was buried in Shamir.
- Darby Bible

And he judged Israel twenty and three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
- Webster's Bible

He judged Israel twenty-three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
- World English Bible

and he judgeth Israel twenty and three years, and he dieth, and is buried in Shamir.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he judged Israel twenty and three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 10:2

Wesley's Notes for Judges 10:2


10:1 There arose - Not of himself, but raised by God, as the other judges were. To defend - Or, to save, which he did not by fighting against, and overthrowing their enemies, but by a prudent and pious government of them, whereby he kept them from sedition, oppression, and idolatry. In Shamir - Which was in the very midst of the land.

10:3 A Gileadite - Of Gilead beyond Jordan.

10:4 And he had thirty sons - They were itinerant judges, who rode from place to place, as their father's deputies to administer justice. Havoth - jair - These villages were called so before this time from another Jair, but the old name was revived and confirmed upon this occasion.


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