Judges 20:9
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New International Version
But now this is what we'll do to Gibeah: We'll go up against it in the order decided by casting lots.

New Living Translation
Instead, this is what we will do to Gibeah; we will draw lots to decide who will attack it.

English Standard Version
But now this is what we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by lot,

New American Standard Bible
"But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up against it by lot.

King James Bible
But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now this is what we will do to Gibeah: we will go against it by lot.

International Standard Version
This is what we'll do to Gibeah: we're going to assemble an army by lottery.

NET Bible
Now this is what we will do to Gibeah: We will attack the city as the lot dictates.

New Heart English Bible
But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by lot;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is what we'll do to Gibeah. We'll decide by lot who should attack it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by lot;

New American Standard 1977
“But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up against it by lot.

Jubilee Bible 2000
until we do this upon Gibeah that we cast lots against it;

King James 2000 Bible
But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

American King James Version
But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

American Standard Version
But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: we will go up against it by lot;

Douay-Rheims Bible
But this we will do in common against Gabaa:

Darby Bible Translation
But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: [we go] by lot against it;

English Revised Version
But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up against it by lot;

Webster's Bible Translation
But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah: we will go up by lot against it;

World English Bible
But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah: [we will go up] against it by lot;

Young's Literal Translation
and now, this is the thing which we do to Gibeah -- against it by lot!
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
The Decree of the Assembly
8Then all the people arose as one man, saying, "Not one of us will go to his tent, nor will any of us return to his house. 9"But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up against it by lot. 10"And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 to supply food for the people, that when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, they may punish them for all the disgraceful acts that they have committed in Israel."…
Cross References
Judges 20:8
Then all the people arose as one man, saying, "Not one of us will go to his tent, nor will any of us return to his house.

Judges 20:10
"And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 to supply food for the people, that when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, they may punish them for all the disgraceful acts that they have committed in Israel."
Treasury of Scripture

But now this shall be the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up by lot against it;

by lot against it

Joshua 14:2 By lot was their inheritance, as the LORD commanded by the hand of …

1 Samuel 14:41,42 Therefore Saul said to the LORD God of Israel, Give a perfect lot. …

1 Chronicles 24:5 Thus were they divided by lot, one sort with another; for the governors …

Nehemiah 11:1 And the rulers of the people dwelled at Jerusalem: the rest of the …

Proverbs 16:33 The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

Jonah 1:7 And they said every one to his fellow, Come, and let us cast lots, …

Acts 1:26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot fell on Matthias; and …

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