Judges 20:22
New International Version
But the Israelites encouraged one another and again took up their positions where they had stationed themselves the first day.

New Living Translation
But the Israelites encouraged each other and took their positions again at the same place they had fought the previous day.

English Standard Version
But the people, the men of Israel, took courage, and again formed the battle line in the same place where they had formed it on the first day.

Berean Study Bible
But the Israelite army took courage and again took their battle positions in the same place where they had arrayed themselves on the first day.

King James Bible
And the people the men of Israel encouraged themselves, and set their battle again in array in the place where they put themselves in array the first day.

New King James Version
And the people, that is, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves and again formed the battle line at the place where they had put themselves in array on the first day.

New American Standard Bible
But the people, the men of Israel, showed themselves courageous and lined up for battle again in the place where they had lined themselves up on the first day.

NASB 1995
But the people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves and arrayed for battle again in the place where they had arrayed themselves the first day.

NASB 1977
But the people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves and arrayed for battle again in the place where they had arrayed themselves the first day.

Amplified Bible
But the people, the [fighting] men of Israel, took courage and strengthened themselves and again set their battle line in the same place where they formed it the first day.

Christian Standard Bible
But the Israelite troops rallied and again took their battle positions in the same place where they positioned themselves on the first day.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the Israelite army rallied and again took their battle positions in the same place where they positioned themselves on the first day.

American Standard Version
And the people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the sons of Israel were strengthened again, and they went again to array for war in the place where they were arrayed on the first day

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the men of Israel strengthened themselves, and again engaged in battle in the place where they had engaged on the first day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Again Israel trusting in their strength and their number, set their army in array in the same place, where they had fought before:

English Revised Version
And the people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But Israel's troops got reinforcements. They formed their battle line where they had formed it on the first day.

International Standard Version
But the army—the men of Israel—encouraged themselves and arrayed for battle again the next day in the same place where they had gathered the day before.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.

Literal Standard Version
And the people, the men of Israel, strengthen themselves, and add to set in array [for] battle in the place where they arranged themselves on the first day.

NET Bible
The Israelite army took heart and once more arranged their battle lines, in the same place where they had taken their positions the day before.

New Heart English Bible
The people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.

World English Bible
The people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.

Young's Literal Translation
And the people, the men of Israel, strengthen themselves, and add to set the battle in array in the place where they arranged themselves on the first day.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Civil War Against Benjamin
21And the Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day. 22But the Israelite army took courage and again took their battle positions in the same place where they had arrayed themselves on the first day. 23They went up and wept before the LORD until evening, inquiring of Him, “Should we again draw near for battle against our brothers the Benjamites?” And the LORD answered, “Go up against them.”…

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

Judges 20:23
They went up and wept before the LORD until evening, inquiring of Him, "Should we again draw near for battle against our brothers the Benjamites?" And the LORD answered, "Go up against them."


Treasury of Scripture

And the people the men of Israel encouraged themselves, and set their battle again in array in the place where they put themselves in array the first day.

encouraged

Judges 20:15,17
And the children of Benjamin were numbered at that time out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, which were numbered seven hundred chosen men…

1 Samuel 30:6
And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.

2 Samuel 11:25
Then David said unto the messenger, Thus shalt thou say unto Joab, Let not this thing displease thee, for the sword devoureth one as well as another: make thy battle more strong against the city, and overthrow it: and encourage thou him.









(22) Encouraged themselves.--Trusting, as the Vulgate adds, in their courage and numbers.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

army
הָעָ֖ם (hā·‘ām)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

took courage
וַיִּתְחַזֵּ֥ק (way·yiṯ·ḥaz·zêq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2388: To fasten upon, to seize, be strong, obstinate, to bind, restrain, conquer

and again
וַיֹּסִ֙פוּ֙ (way·yō·si·p̄ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3254: To add, augment

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

positions
לַעֲרֹ֣ךְ (la·‘ă·rōḵ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6186: To set in a, row, arrange, put in order

in the same place
בַּמָּק֕וֹם (bam·mā·qō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition

where
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

they had arrayed themselves
עָ֥רְכוּ (‘ā·rə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6186: To set in a, row, arrange, put in order

on the first
הָרִאשֽׁוֹן׃ (hā·ri·šō·wn)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 7223: First, in place, time, rank

day.
בַּיּ֥וֹם (bay·yō·wm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day


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