Judges 20:43
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New International Version
They surrounded the Benjamites, chased them and easily overran them in the vicinity of Gibeah on the east.

New Living Translation
The Israelites surrounded the men of Benjamin and chased them relentlessly, finally overtaking them east of Gibeah.

English Standard Version
Surrounding the Benjaminites, they pursued them and trod them down from Nohah as far as opposite Gibeah on the east.

New American Standard Bible
They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest and trod them down opposite Gibeah toward the east.

King James Bible
Thus they inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trode them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They surrounded the Benjaminites, pursued them, and easily overtook them near Gibeah toward the east.

International Standard Version
They surrounded the army of Benjamin, pursuing them ceaselessly until they defeated them near the east-facing border of Gibeah.

NET Bible
They surrounded the Benjaminites, chased them from Nohah, and annihilated them all the way to a spot east of Geba.

New Heart English Bible
They surrounded Benjamin, and they pursued them from Nohah and overtook them near Gibeah toward the east.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They closed in on the men of Benjamin and pursued them without stopping. They overtook them east of Gibeah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and overtook them at their resting-place, as far as over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.

New American Standard 1977
They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest and trod them down opposite Gibeah toward the east.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thus they inclosed those of Benjamin round about and chased them and trode them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.

King James 2000 Bible
Thus they surrounded the Benjamites, and chased them, and trod them down with ease opposite Gibeah toward the east.

American King James Version
Thus they enclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and stepped them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sun rise.

American Standard Version
They inclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trod them down at their resting-place, as far as over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And so it was, that they were slain on both sides by the enemies, and there was no rest of their men dying. They fell and were beaten down on the east side of the city Gabaa.

Darby Bible Translation
They encompassed the Benjaminites, chased them, trode them down at the resting-place over against Gibeah toward the sun-rising.

English Revised Version
They enclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and trode them down at their resting place, as far as over against Gibeah toward the sunrising.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thus they inclosed the Benjaminites on all sides, and chased them, and trod them down with ease over against Gibeah towards the sun-rising.

World English Bible
They surrounded the Benjamites, chased them, [and] trod them down at [their] resting place, as far as over against Gibeah toward the sunrise.

Young's Literal Translation
they have compassed the Benjamites -- they have pursued them -- with ease they have trodden them down till over-against Gibeah, at the sun-rising.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
17:7-13 Micah thought it was a sign of God's favour to him and his images, that a Levite should come to his door. Thus those who please themselves with their own delusions, if Providence unexpectedly bring any thing to their hands that further them in their evil way, are apt from thence to think that God is pleased with them.
Study Bible
Defeat of the Benjamites
42Therefore, they turned their backs before the men of Israel toward the direction of the wilderness, but the battle overtook them while those who came out of the cities destroyed them in the midst of them. 43They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest and trod them down opposite Gibeah toward the east. 44Thus 18,000 men of Benjamin fell; all these were valiant warriors.…
Cross References
Judges 20:44
Thus 18,000 men of Benjamin fell; all these were valiant warriors.

Hosea 9:9
They have gone deep in depravity As in the days of Gibeah; He will remember their iniquity, He will punish their sins.

Hosea 10:9
From the days of Gibeah you have sinned, O Israel; There they stand! Will not the battle against the sons of iniquity overtake them in Gibeah?
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Thus they enclosed the Benjamites round about, and chased them, and stepped them down with ease over against Gibeah toward the sun rise.

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