Judges 1:8
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The men of Judah attacked Jerusalem also and took it. They put the city to the sword and set it on fire.

New Living Translation
The men of Judah attacked Jerusalem and captured it, killing all its people and setting the city on fire.

English Standard Version
And the men of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.

New American Standard Bible
Then the sons of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.

King James Bible
Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The men of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it. They put the city to the sword and set it on fire.

International Standard Version
Then the army of Judah attacked Jerusalem, captured it, executed its inhabitants, and set fire to the city.

NET Bible
The men of Judah attacked Jerusalem and captured it. They put the sword to it and set the city on fire.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The men of Judah attacked Jerusalem and captured it. They killed everyone there and set the city on fire.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Judah fought Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

New American Standard 1977
Then the sons of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now the sons of Judah had fought against Jerusalem and had taken it and smitten it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.

King James 2000 Bible
Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

American King James Version
Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

American Standard Version
And the children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the children of Juda besieging Jerusalem, took it, and put it to the sword, and set the whole city on fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

English Revised Version
And the children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

Webster's Bible Translation
(Now the children of Judah had fought against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and smitten it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.)

World English Bible
The children of Judah fought against Jerusalem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and set the city on fire.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Judah fight against Jerusalem, and capture it, and smite it by the mouth of the sword, and the city they have sent into fire;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-8 The Israelites were convinced that the war against the Canaanites was to be continued; but they were in doubt as to the manner in which it was to be carried on after the death of Joshua. In these respects they inquired of the Lord. God appoints service according to the strength he has given. From those who are most able, most work is expected. Judah was first in dignity, and must be first in duty. Judah's service will not avail unless God give success; but God will not give the success, unless Judah applies to the service. Judah was the most considerable of all the tribes, and Simeon the least; yet Judah begs Simeon's friendship, and prays for aid from him. It becomes Israelites to help one another against Canaanites; and all Christians, even those of different tribes, should strengthen one another. Those who thus help one another in love, have reason to hope that God will graciously help both. Adoni-bezek was taken prisoner. This prince had been a severe tyrant. The Israelites, doubtless under the Divine direction, made him suffer what he had done to others; and his own conscience confessed that he was justly treated as he had treated others. Thus the righteous God sometimes, in his providence, makes the punishment answer the sin.
Study Bible
Jerusalem and Hebron Captured
7Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to gather up scraps under my table; as I have done, so God has repaid me." So they brought him to Jerusalem and he died there. 8Then the sons of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire. 9Afterward the sons of Judah went down to fight against the Canaanites living in the hill country and in the Negev and in the lowland.…
Cross References
Joshua 15:63
Now as for the Jebusites, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the sons of Judah could not drive them out; so the Jebusites live with the sons of Judah at Jerusalem until this day.

Judges 1:9
Afterward the sons of Judah went down to fight against the Canaanites living in the hill country and in the Negev and in the lowland.

Judges 1:21
But the sons of Benjamin did not drive out the Jebusites who lived in Jerusalem; so the Jebusites have lived with the sons of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this day.
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