|New International Version (© 2011)|
"In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were abandoned; travelers took to winding paths.
King James Bible
In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.
American Standard Version
In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, In the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, And the travellers walked through byways.
Young's Literal Translation
In the days of Shamgar son of Anath -- In the days of Jael -- The ways have ceased, And those going in the paths go in crooked ways.
Judges 5:6 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The highways were unoccupied - The land was full of anarchy and confusion, being everywhere infested with banditti. No public road was safe; and in going from place to place, the people were obliged to use unfrequented paths.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Judges 3:31 And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, which slew of the Philistines six hundred men with an ox goad...
Judges 4:17,18 However, Sisera fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite...
Leviticus 26:22 I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number...
2 Chronicles 15:5 And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in...
Isaiah 33:8 The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceases: he has broken the covenant, he has despised the cities, he regards no man.
Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh...
Lamentations 4:18 They hunt our steps, that we cannot go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.
Micah 3:12 Therefore shall Zion for your sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps...
travellers. Heb. walkers of paths. by-ways. Heb. crooked ways
Psalm 125:5 As for such as turn aside to their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity...
Judges 5:6 Parallel CommentariesAbandoned Anath Byways Caravans Ceased Crooked Deserted Highways Jael Ja'el Kept Roads Roundabout Shamgar Side Travelers Travellers Unoccupied Used Walked Ways WindingAbandoned Anath Byways Caravans Ceased Crooked Deserted Highways Jael Ja'el Kept Roads Roundabout Shamgar Side Travelers Travellers Unoccupied Used Walked Ways WindingTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Leviticus 26:22 I will send wild animals against you, and they will rob you of your children, destroy your cattle and make you so few in number that your roads will be deserted.
Judges 3:31 After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel.
Judges 4:17 Sisera, meanwhile, fled on foot to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, because there was an alliance between Jabin king of Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite.
Judges 5:7 Villagers in Israel would not fight; they held back until I, Deborah, arose, until I arose, a mother in Israel.
2 Chronicles 15:5 In those days it was not safe to travel about, for all the inhabitants of the lands were in great turmoil.
Jeremiah 6:25 Do not go out to the fields or walk on the roads, for the enemy has a sword, and there is terror on every side.