JUDGES 7:18

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“When I blow with a trumpet, I and all that are with me, then blow ye the trumpets also on every side of all the camp, and say, The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.”

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Judges 7:18 Translation & Meaning

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When I blow וְתָֽקַעְתִּי֙ To clatter, i.e., slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy, to drive (a nail or tent-pin, a dart, etc.); by implication, to become bondsman by handclasping) blow
with a trumpet, בַּשּׁוֹפָ֔ר A cornet (as giving a clear sound) or curved horn trumpet
I אָֽנֹכִ֖י I I
and all וְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
that אֲשֶׁ֣ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc that
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
with אִתִּ֑י Properly, nearness (used only as a preposition or an adverb), near; hence, generally, with, by, at, among, etc with
me, then blow וּתְקַעְתֶּ֨ם To clatter, i.e., slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy, to drive (a nail or tent-pin, a dart, etc.); by implication, to become bondsman by handclasping) then blow
ye אַתֶּ֗ם Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you ye
the trumpets בַּשּֽׁוֹפָר֜וֹת A cornet (as giving a clear sound) or curved horn trumpets
also גַּם Properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and also
on every side סְבִיבוֹת֙ (as noun) a circle, neighbour, or environs; but chiefly (as adverb, with or without preposition) around every side
of all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the camp, הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה An encampment (of travellers or troops); hence, an army, whether literal (of soldiers) or figurative (of dancers, angels, cattle, locusts, stars; or even the sacred courts) camp
and say, וַֽאֲמַרְתֶּ֖ם To say (used with great latitude) say
The sword (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of the Lord, לַֽיהוָ֥ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
and of Gideon. וּלְגִדְעֽוֹן׃ Gidon, an Israelite Gideon

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  • 16  And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.

  • 17  And he said unto them, Look on me, and do likewise: and, behold, when I come to the outside of the camp, it shall be that, as I do, so shall ye do.

  • 18  When I blow with a trumpet, I and all that are with me, then blow ye the trumpets also on every side of all the camp, and say, The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.

  • 19  So Gideon, and the hundred men that were with him, came unto the outside of the camp in the beginning of the middle watch; and they had but newly set the watch: and they blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers that were in their hands.

  • 20  And the three companies blew the trumpets, and brake the pitchers, and held the lamps in their left hands, and the trumpets in their right hands to blow withal: and they cried, The sword of the Lord, and of Gideon.




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