Judges 8:3

“God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

God hath deliuered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to doe in comparison of you? then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"God has given the leaders of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb into your hands; and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger toward him subsided when he said that."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

God hath delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
- American Standard Version (1901)

God has given into your hands the chiefs of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; what have I been able to do in comparison with you? And when he said this, their feeling about him became kinder.
- Basic English Bible

Into your hands hath God delivered the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their spirit was appeased toward him, when he said that word.
- Darby Bible

God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb: and what was I able to do in comparison of you? Then, when he had said that, their anger towards him abated.
- Webster's Bible

God has delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb! What was I able to do in comparison with you?" Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
- World English Bible

Into your hand hath God given the heads of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what have I been able to do like you?' Then their temper desisted from off him in his speaking this thing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

God hath delivered into your hand the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what was I able to do in comparison with you?' Then their anger was abated toward him, when he had said that.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 8:3


8:3 Was abated - His soft and humble answer allayed their rage.


Discussion for Judges 8:3

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