Judges 6:32

“Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 6:32

Therefore on that day hee called him Ierubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because hee hath throwen downe his altar.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore on that day he named him Jerubbaal, that is to say, "Let Baal contend against him, because he had torn down his altar."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him, because he hath broken down his altar.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So that day he gave him the name of Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal take up his cause against him because his altar has been broken down.
- Basic English Bible

And on that day they called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead with him, because he has broken down his altar.
- Darby Bible

Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore on that day he named him Jerub-Baal, saying, "Let Baal contend against him, because he has broken down his altar."
- World English Bible

And he calleth him, on that day, Jerubbaal, saying, `The Baal doth plead against him, because he hath broken down his altar.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore on that day he was called Jerubbaal, saying: 'Let Baal contend against him, because he hath broken down his altar.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 6:32

Wesley's Notes for Judges 6:32


6:32 He called - Joash called Gideon so, chap.#8:29|, in remembrance of this noble exploit, and to put a brand upon Baal. Jerub - baal - That is, Let Baal plead. It is a probable conjecture, that that Jerombalus, whom Sanchoniathon, (one of the most ancient of all the Heathen writers) speaks of as a priest of Jao, (a corruption of Jehovah) and to whom he was indebted for a great deal of knowledge, was this Jerub - baal.


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