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

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

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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