Judges 11:28

“Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 11:28

Howbeit, the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not vnto the words of Iephthah which hee sent him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the king of the sons of Ammon disregarded the message which Jephthah sent him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The king of the children of Ammon, however, did not give ear to the words which Jephthah sent to him.
- Basic English Bible

But the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not to the words of Jephthah that he had sent him.
- Darby Bible

But, the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.
- Webster's Bible

However the king of the children of Ammon didn't listen to the words of Jephthah which he sent him.
- World English Bible

And the king of the Bene-Ammon hath not hearkened unto the words of Jephthah which he sent unto him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Howbeit the king of the children of Ammon hearkened not unto the words of Jephthah which he sent him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 11:28

Wesley's Notes for Judges 11:28


11:26 Three hundred years - Not precisely, but about that time, either from their coming out of Egypt; or, from their first conquest of those lands. He urges prescription, which is by all men reckoned a just title, and it is fit it should be so for the good of the world, because otherwise the door would be opened both to kings, and to private persons, for infinite contentions and confusions.

11:27 I have not - I have done thee no wrong. Be judge - Let him determine this controversy by the success of this day and war.

11:29 Spirit came - Indued him with a more than ordinary courage and resolution. Manasseh - That is, Bashan, which the half tribe of Manasseh beyond Jordan inhabited. Mizpeh of Gilead - So called to distinguish it from other cities of the same name, having gathered what forces he suddenly could, he came hither to the borders of the Ammonites.


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