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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Judges 12



Verse 1

children = sons.

Verse 3

my life = my soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.

Verse 4

and. This "and" is read in the text in some codices, with two early printed editions, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate.

Verse 5

passages = fords.

Verse 6

frame = take heed, give attention.

forty and two thousand = 40 + 2,000 = 2,040. The whole tribe numbered only 32,500 at previous census (Numbers 26:37; see note on Judges 7:3), and that was less than the first numbering (Numbers 1:33). Only 1,000 from each tribe formed the army. Numbers 31:4, Numbers 31:6.

Verse 7

judged. First, deliverance; then rule.

buried in one of the cities. City unnamed. Memory not honoured, though mentioned in Hebrews 11:32; yet the last name in that list.

Verse 14

nephews = grandsons.

Verse 15

mount = hill country.


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Bibliography Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Judges 12:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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