Judges 8:30
Parallel Verses
New International Version
He had seventy sons of his own, for he had many wives.

New Living Translation
He had seventy sons born to him, for he had many wives.

English Standard Version
Now Gideon had seventy sons, his own offspring, for he had many wives.

New American Standard Bible
Now Gideon had seventy sons who were his direct descendants, for he had many wives.

King James Bible
And Gideon had threescore and ten sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gideon had 70 sons, his own offspring, since he had many wives.

International Standard Version
Gideon raised 70 sons as his direct descendants, since he had many wives.

NET Bible
Gideon fathered seventy sons through his many wives.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Gideon had 70 sons because he had many wives.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Gideon had threescore and ten sons of his body begotten; for he had many wives.

New American Standard 1977
Now Gideon had seventy sons who were his direct descendants, for he had many wives.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Gideon had seventy sons that came out of his loins, for he had many wives.

King James 2000 Bible
And Gideon had threescore and ten sons, his own offspring: for he had many wives.

American King James Version
And Gideon had three score and ten sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

American Standard Version
And Gideon had threescore and ten sons of his body begotten; for he had many wives.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he had seventy sons, who came out of his thigh, for he had many wives.

Darby Bible Translation
Now Gideon had seventy sons who had come out of his loins, for he had many wives.

English Revised Version
And Gideon had threescore and ten sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Gideon had seventy sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

World English Bible
Gideon had seventy sons conceived from his body; for he had many wives.

Young's Literal Translation
and to Gideon there have been seventy sons, coming out of his loin, for he had many wives;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:29-35 As soon as Gideon was dead, who kept the people to the worship of the God of Israel, they found themselves under no restraint; then they went after Baalim, and showed no kindness to the family of Gideon. No wonder if those who forget their God, forget their friends. Yet conscious of our own ingratitude to the Lord, and observing that of mankind in general, we should learn to be patient under any unkind returns we meet with for our poor services, and resolve, after the Divine example, not to be overcome of evil, but to overcome evil with good.
Study Bible
Forty Years of Peace
29Then Jerubbaal the son of Joash went and lived in his own house. 30Now Gideon had seventy sons who were his direct descendants, for he had many wives. 31His concubine who was in Shechem also bore him a son, and he named him Abimelech.…
Cross References
Judges 8:31
His concubine who was in Shechem also bore him a son, and he named him Abimelech.

Judges 9:2
"Speak, now, in the hearing of all the leaders of Shechem, 'Which is better for you, that seventy men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you, or that one man rule over you?' Also, remember that I am your bone and your flesh."

Judges 9:5
Then he went to his father's house at Ophrah and killed his brothers the sons of Jerubbaal, seventy men, on one stone. But Jotham the youngest son of Jerubbaal was left, for he hid himself.

Judges 9:18
but you have risen against my father's house today and have killed his sons, seventy men, on one stone, and have made Abimelech, the son of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your relative--
Treasury of Scripture

And Gideon had three score and ten sons of his body begotten: for he had many wives.

threescore

Judges 9:2,5 Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether …

Judges 10:4 And he had thirty sons that rode on thirty donkey colts, and they …

Judges 12:9,14 And he had thirty sons, and thirty daughters, whom he sent abroad, …

Genesis 46:26 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of …

Exodus 1:5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy …

2 Kings 10:1 And Ahab had seventy sons in Samaria. And Jehu wrote letters, and …

of his body begotten. Heb. going out of his thigh. many wives

Genesis 2:24 Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall …

Genesis 7:7 And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives …

Deuteronomy 17:17 Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not …

2 Samuel 3:2-5 And to David were sons born in Hebron: and his firstborn was Amnon, …

2 Samuel 5:13-16 And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after …

1 Kings 11:3 And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: …

Malachi 2:15 And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And …

Matthew 19:5-8 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and …

Ephesians 5:31-33 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall …

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