Judges 5:2

“Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Praise ye the Lord, for the auenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselues.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"That the leaders led in Israel, That the people volunteered, Bless the LORD!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For that the leaders took the lead in Israel, For that the people offered themselves willingly, Bless ye Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because of the flowing hair of the fighters in Israel, because the people gave themselves freely, give praise to the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

For that leaders led in Israel, For that the people willingly offered themselves, Bless Jehovah!
- Darby Bible

Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
- Webster's Bible

Because the leaders took the lead in Israel, because the people offered themselves willingly, be blessed, Yahweh!
- World English Bible

`For freeing freemen in Israel, For a people willingly offering themselves Bless ye Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When men let grow their hair in Israel, when the people offer themselves willingly, bless ye the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 5:2


5:2 The Lord - Give him the praise who hath done the work. The people - Chiefly Zebulun and Naphtali. Offered themselves - When neither Deborah nor Barak had any power to compel them.


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