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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - Judges 8:17


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    King James Bible - Judges 8:17

    And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.

    World English Bible

    He broke down the
    tower of Penuel, and killed the men of the city.

    Douay-Rheims - Judges 8:17

    And he demolished the
    tower of Phanuel, and slew the men of the city.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    And he beat down the
    tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.

    Original Hebrew

    ואת
    853 מגדל 4026 פנואל 6439 נתץ 5422 ויהרג 2026 את 853 אנשׁי 376 העיר׃ 5892

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    VERSE (17) -
    :9 1Ki 12:25

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 8:17

    Asimismo derribó la torre de Peniel, y mató a los de la ciudad.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 17. And he beat down the
    tower of Penuel , etc.] As he threatened he would, ( Judges 8:9) whether this was before or after he had chastised the elders of Succoth, is not clear; one would think by the course he steered going from Succoth to Penuel, as he went, he should come to Penuel first at his return; however, he demolished their tower in which they trusted: and slew the men of the city ; perhaps they might, as Kimchi conjectures, resist when he went about to beat down their tower; on which a fray might ensue, in which they were slain; or they might upon his approach, sensible of the offence they had given him, fly to their tower for safety, and were killed in it when that was beaten down about them. In what manner this was done is not said; no doubt they had instruments in those days for demolishing such edifices.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 13-17 - The
    active servants of the Lord meet with more dangerous oppositio from false professors than from open enemies; but they must not car for the behaviour of those who are Israelites in name, but Midianite in heart. They must pursue the enemies of their souls, and of the caus of God, though they are ready to faint through inward conflicts an outward hardships. And they shall be enabled to persevere. The less me help, and the more they seek to hinder, the more will the Lord assist Gideon's warning being slighted, the punishment was just. Many ar taught with the briers and thorns of affliction, who would not lear otherwise.


    Original Hebrew

    ואת 853 מגדל 4026 פנואל 6439 נתץ 5422 ויהרג 2026 את 853 אנשׁי 376 העיר׃ 5892


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