JUDGES 7:22

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“And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the Lord set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Beth-shittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abel-meholah, unto Tabbath.”

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Judges 7:22 Translation & Meaning

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And the three שְׁלֹשׁ Three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiple) thrice three
hundred מֵא֣וֹת A hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction hundred
blew וַֽיִּתְקְעוּ֮ 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) blew
the trumpets, הַשּֽׁוֹפָרוֹת֒ A cornet (as giving a clear sound) or curved horn trumpets
and the Lord יְהוָ֗ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
set וַיָּ֣שֶׂם To put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically) set
every man's אִ֛ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) every mans
sword חֶ֥רֶב Drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement sword
against his fellow, בְּרֵעֵ֖הוּ An associate (more or less close) against fellow
even throughout all וּבְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) even throughout all
the host: הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֑ה 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) host
and the host הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֜ה 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) host
fled וַיָּ֨נָס To flit, i.e., vanish away (subside, escape; causatively, chase, impel, deliver) fled
to עַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) to
Beth-shittah הַשִּׁטָּה֙ Beth-hash-Shittah, a place in Palestine Bethshittah
in Zererath, צְֽרֵרָ֔תָה Tsererah for Tseredah Zererath
and (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
to עַ֛ד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) to
the border שְׂפַת The lip (as a natural boundary); by implication, language; by analogy, a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.) border
of Abel-meholah, מְחוֹלָ֖ה Abel-Mecholah, a place in Palestine Abelmeholah
unto עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications unto
Tabbath. טַבָּֽת׃ Tabbath, a place East of the Jordan Tabbath

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  • 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.

  • 21  And they stood every man in his place round about the camp: and all the host ran, and cried, and fled.

  • 22  And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the Lord set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Beth-shittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abel-meholah, unto Tabbath.

  • 23  And the men of Israel gathered themselves together out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after the Midianites.

  • 24  And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Beth-barah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Beth-barah and Jordan.




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