Judges 2:16

“Nevertheless the LORD raised up judges, which delivered them out of the hand of those that spoiled them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Neuerthelesse, the Lord raysed vp Iudges, which deliuered them out of the hand of those that spoyled them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD raised up judges who delivered them from the hands of those who plundered them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those that despoiled them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the Lord gave them judges, as their saviours from the hands of those who were cruel to them.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah raised up judges, and they saved them out of the hand of those that spoiled them.
- Darby Bible

Nevertheless the LORD raised up judges, who delivered them out of the hand of those that spoiled them.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those who despoiled them.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah raiseth up judges, and they save them from the hand of their spoilers;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those that spoiled them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 2:16


2:16 Raised up - By inward inspiration and excitation of their hearts, and by outward designation testified by some extra - ordinary action. judges - Supreme magistrates, whose office it was, under God, and by his particular direction, to govern the commonwealth of Israel by God's laws, and to protect and save them from their enemies, to preserve and purge religion, and to maintain the liberties of the people against all oppressors.


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