Judges 21:7
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English Standard Version
What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them any of our daughters for wives?”

King James Bible
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

American Standard Version
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by Jehovah that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whence shall they take wives? For we have all in general sworn, not to give our daughters to them.

English Revised Version
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD that we will not give them of our daughters to wives?

Webster's Bible Translation
How shall we do for wives for them that remain, seeing we have sworn by the LORD, that we will not give them of our daughters for wives?

Judges 21:7 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The proposal to find wives for the six hundred Benjaminites who remained was exposed to this difficulty, that the congregation had sworn at Mizpeh (as is supplemented in Judges 21:1 to the account in Judges 20:1-9) that no one should give his daughter to a Benjaminite as a wife.

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Judges 1:18 Also Judah took Gaza with the coast thereof, and Askelon with the coast thereof, and Ekron with the coast thereof.

1 Samuel 14:28,29,45 Then answered one of the people, and said, Your father straightly charged the people with an oath, saying...

Cross References
Judges 21:1
Now the men of Israel had sworn at Mizpah, "No one of us shall give his daughter in marriage to Benjamin."

Judges 21:6
And the people of Israel had compassion for Benjamin their brother and said, "One tribe is cut off from Israel this day.

Judges 21:8
And they said, "What one is there of the tribes of Israel that did not come up to the LORD to Mizpah?" And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead, to the assembly.

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