Judges 6:3
Good News Translation
Whenever the Israelites would plant their crops, the Midianites would come with the Amalekites and the desert tribes and attack them.

Contemporary English Version
Every time the Israelites planted crops, the Midianites invaded Israel together with the Amalekites and other eastern nations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up:

New American Bible
For it used to be that whenever the Israelites had completed sowing their crops, Midian, Amalek, and the Kedemites would come up,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up:

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Leviticus 26:16 I also will do these things to you. I will quickly visit you with poverty, and burning heat, which shall waste your eyes, and consume your lives. You shall sow your seed in vain, which shall be devoured by your enemies.

Deuteronomy 28:30-33,51 Mayst thou take a wife, and another sleep with her. Mayst thou build a house, and not dwell therein. Mayest thou plant a vineyard and not gather the vintage thereof. . . .

Job 31:8 Then let me sow and let another reap: and let my offspring be rooted out.

Isaiah 65:21,22 And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruits of them. . . .

Micah 6:15 Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap: thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not be anointed with oil: and the new wine, but shalt not drink the wine.

Amalekites

Judges 3:13 And he joined to him the children of Ammon, and Amalec: and he went and overthrew Israel, and possessed the city of palm trees.

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Judges 6:33 Now all Madian, and Amalec, and the eastern people, were gathered together, and passing over the Jordan, camped in the valley of Jezrael.

Judges 7:12 But Madian and Amalec, and all the eastern people, lay scattered in the valley, as a multitude of locusts: their camels also were innumerable, as the sand that lieth on the sea shore.

Judges 8:10 But Zebee and Salmana were resting with all their army. For fifteen thousand men were left of all the troops of the eastern people, and one hundred and twenty thousand warriors that drew the sword were slain.

Genesis 29:1 Then Jacob went on in his journey, and came into the east country.

1 Kings 4:30 And the wisdom of Solomon surpassed the wisdom of all the Orientals, and of the Egyptians;

Job 1:3 And his possession was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a family exceedingly great: and this man was great among all the people of the east.

Context
Midian Oppresses Israel
2And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist. 3And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up:4And pitching their tents among them, wasted all things as they were in the blade, even to the entrance of Gaza: and they left nothing at all in Israel for sustenance of life, nor sheep, nor oxen, nor asses.…
Cross References
Genesis 29:1
Then Jacob went on in his journey, and came into the east country.

Leviticus 26:16
I also will do these things to you. I will quickly visit you with poverty, and burning heat, which shall waste your eyes, and consume your lives. You shall sow your seed in vain, which shall be devoured by your enemies.

Judges 6:2
And they were grievously oppressed by them. And they made themselves dens and caves in the mountains, and strong holds to resist.

Judges 6:4
And pitching their tents among them, wasted all things as they were in the blade, even to the entrance of Gaza: and they left nothing at all in Israel for sustenance of life, nor sheep, nor oxen, nor asses.

1 Kings 20:27
And the children of Israel were mustered, and taking victuals, went out on the other side, and encamped over against them, like two little flocks of goats: but the Syrians filled the land.

Isaiah 62:8
The Lord hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength: Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thy enemies: and the sons of the strangers shall not drink thy wine, for which thou hast laboured.

Ezekiel 25:4
Therefore will I deliver thee to the men of the east for an inheritance, and they shall place their sheepcotes in thee, and shall set up their tents in thee: they shall eat thy fruits: and they shall drink thy milk.

Additional Translations
Whenever the Israelites would plant their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites, and other people of the east would come up and invade them,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;

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;

And it came to pass when the children of Israel sowed, that Madiam and Amalec went up, and the children of the east went up together with them.

And it came to pass when Israel sowed, that Midian came up, and Amalek, and the children of the east, and came up against them.

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;

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;

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;

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,
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