Judges 20:20
New International Version
The Israelites went out to fight the Benjamites and took up battle positions against them at Gibeah.

New Living Translation
Then they advanced toward Gibeah to attack the men of Benjamin.

English Standard Version
And the men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin, and the men of Israel drew up the battle line against them at Gibeah.

Berean Study Bible
And the men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin and took up their battle positions at Gibeah.

King James Bible
And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel put themselves in array to fight against them at Gibeah.

New King James Version
And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin, and the men of Israel put themselves in battle array to fight against them at Gibeah.

New American Standard Bible
The men of Israel went to battle against Benjamin, and the men of Israel lined up for battle against them at Gibeah.

NASB 1995
The men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin, and the men of Israel arrayed for battle against them at Gibeah.

NASB 1977
And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin, and the men of Israel arrayed for battle against them at Gibeah.

Amplified Bible
The men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin, and assembled in battle formation against them at Gibeah.

Christian Standard Bible
The men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin and took their battle positions against Gibeah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin and took their battle positions against Gibeah.

American Standard Version
And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel set the battle in array against them at Gibeah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English


Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they went out, all the men of Israel, to fight with Benjamin, and engaged with them at Gabaa.

Contemporary English Version
Then they left their camp and got into position to attack the army of Benjamin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And going out from thence to fight against Benjamin, began to assault the city.

English Revised Version
And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel set the battle in array against them at Gibeah.

Good News Translation
They went to attack the army of Benjamin, and placed the soldiers in position facing the city.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the men of Israel went to war with the men of Benjamin. The Israelites formed their battle line facing Gibeah.

International Standard Version
and the army of Israel went out to fight the tribe of Benjamin, assembling in battle array against them at Gibeah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel set the battle in array against them at Gibeah.

Literal Standard Version
and the men of Israel go out to battle with Benjamin, and the men of Israel set themselves in array [for] battle with them, against Gibeah,

NET Bible
The men of Israel marched out to fight Benjamin; they arranged their battle lines against Gibeah.

New Heart English Bible
The men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel set the battle in array against them at Gibeah.

World English Bible
The men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel set the battle in array against them at Gibeah.

Young's Literal Translation
and the men of Israel go out to battle with Benjamin, and the men of Israel set themselves in array with them, for battle against Gibeah,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Civil War Against Benjamin
19The next morning the Israelites set out and camped near Gibeah. 20And the men of Israel went out to fight against Benjamin and took up their battle positions at Gibeah. 21And the Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day.…

Cross References
Judges 20:19
The next morning the Israelites set out and camped near Gibeah.

Judges 20:21
And the Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day.


Treasury of Scripture

And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; and the men of Israel put themselves in array to fight against them at Gibeah.









Verse 20. - The men of Israel - meaning here of course the men of Judah.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And the men
אִ֣ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

of Israel
יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

went out
וַיֵּצֵא֙ (way·yê·ṣê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

to fight
לַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה (lam·mil·ḥā·māh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4421: A battle, war

against
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

Benjamin
בִּנְיָמִ֑ן (bin·yā·min)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1144: Benjamin -- 'son of the right hand', youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Israelites

and took up their battle
מִלְחָמָ֖ה (mil·ḥā·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4421: A battle, war

positions
וַיַּעַרְכ֨וּ (way·ya·‘ar·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6186: To set in a, row, arrange, put in order

at Gibeah.
הַגִּבְעָֽה׃ (hag·giḇ·‘āh)
Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 1390: Gibeah -- 'hill', three cities in Palestine


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