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Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.
King James Bible
And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
American Standard Version
And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;
Young's Literal Translation
And it hath been, if Israel hath sowed, that Midian hath come up, and Amalek, and the sons of the east, yea, they have come up against him,
Judges 6:3 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Children of the East - Probably those who inhabited Arabia Deserta, Ishmaelites.
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Judges 6:33 Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the children of the east were gathered together, and went over...
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Genesis 29:1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.
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Genesis 29:1 Then Jacob continued on his journey and came to the land of the eastern peoples.
Leviticus 26:16 then I will do this to you: I will bring on you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever that will destroy your sight and sap your strength. You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.
Judges 6:2 Because the power of Midian was so oppressive, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in mountain clefts, caves and strongholds.
Judges 6:4 They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living thing for Israel, neither sheep nor cattle nor donkeys.
1 Kings 20:27 When the Israelites were also mustered and given provisions, they marched out to meet them. The Israelites camped opposite them like two small flocks of goats, while the Arameans covered the countryside.
Isaiah 62:8 The LORD has sworn by his right hand and by his mighty arm: "Never again will I give your grain as food for your enemies, and never again will foreigners drink the new wine for which you have toiled;
Ezekiel 25:4 therefore I am going to give you to the people of the East as a possession. They will set up their camps and pitch their tents among you; they will eat your fruit and drink your milk.