Judges 9:33
New International Version
In the morning at sunrise, advance against the city. When Gaal and his men come out against you, seize the opportunity to attack them.”

New Living Translation
In the morning, as soon as it is daylight, attack the city. When Gaal and those who are with him come out against you, you can do with them as you wish.”

English Standard Version
Then in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, rise early and rush upon the city. And when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you may do to them as your hand finds to do.”

Berean Study Bible
And in the morning at sunrise, get up and advance against the city. When Gaal and his men come out against you, do to them whatever you are able.”

King James Bible
And it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, thou shalt rise early, and set upon the city: and, behold, when he and the people that is with him come out against thee, then mayest thou do to them as thou shalt find occasion.

New King James Version
And it shall be, as soon as the sun is up in the morning, that you shall rise early and rush upon the city; and when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you may then do to them as you find opportunity.”

New American Standard Bible
Then in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early and attack the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you shall do to them whatever you can.”

NASB 1995
“In the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early and rush upon the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you shall do to them whatever you can.”

NASB 1977
“And it shall come about in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, that you shall rise early and rush upon the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, you shall do to them whatever you can.”

Amplified Bible
Then in the morning, at sunrise, you will get up early and rush upon and attack the city; and when Gaal and the people who are with him come out against you, you shall do to them whatever you can.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then get up early, and at sunrise attack the city. When he and the troops who are with him come out against you, do to him whatever you can.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then get up early, and at sunrise charge the city. When he and the people who are with him come out against you, do to him whatever you can.”

American Standard Version
and it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, thou shalt rise early, and rush upon the city; and, behold, when he and the people that are with him come out against thee, then mayest thou do to them as thou shalt find occasion.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And in the morning when the sun has risen, arise and walk to the city, and behold he and the people that are with him are going out to you. Do to them according to the ability in your hands”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it shall come to pass in the morning at sunrising, thou shalt rise up early and draw toward the city; and behold, he and the people with him will come forth against thee, and thou shalt do to him according to thy power.

Contemporary English Version
Get up the next morning at sunrise and rush out of your hiding places to attack the town. Gaal and his followers will come out to fight you, but you will easily defeat them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And betimes in the morning at sun rising set upon the city. And when he shall come out against thee with his people, do to him what thou shalt be able.

English Revised Version
and it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, thou shalt rise early, and set upon the city: and, behold, when he and the people that is with him come out against thee, then mayest thou do to them as thou shalt find occasion.

Good News Translation
Get up tomorrow morning at sunrise and make a sudden attack on the city. Then when Gaal and his men come out against you, hit them with all you've got!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the morning, when the sun rises, get up quickly and raid the city. When Gaal and his men come out to attack you, do whatever you want to him."

International Standard Version
Tomorrow morning when the sun is up, get up early and attack the city. When Gaal and his army come out to fight you, do whatever you can to them."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, thou shalt rise early, and set upon the city; and, behold, when he and the people that are with him come out against thee, then mayest thou do to them as thou shalt be able.'

Literal Standard Version
and it has been, in the morning, about the rising of the sun, you rise early, and have pushed against the city; and behold, he and the people who [are] with him are going out to you—and you have done to him as your hand finds.”

NET Bible
In the morning at sunrise quickly attack the city. When he and his men come out to fight you, do what you can to him."

New Heart English Bible
And it shall be that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early, and rush on the city. And look, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, then do whatever you can to them."

World English Bible
and it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early, and rush on the city; and behold, when he and the people who are with him come out against you, then may you do to them as you shall find occasion."

Young's Literal Translation
and it hath been, in the morning, about the rising of the sun, thou dost rise early, and hast pushed against the city; and lo, he and the people who are with him are going out unto thee -- and thou hast done to him as thy hand doth find.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Fall of Shechem
32Now then, tonight you and the people with you are to come and lie in wait in the fields. 33And in the morning at sunrise, get up and advance against the city. When Gaal and his men come out against you, do to them whatever you are able.” 34So Abimelech and all his troops set out by night and lay in wait against Shechem in four companies.…

Cross References
Judges 9:32
Now then, tonight you and the people with you are to come and lie in wait in the fields.

Judges 9:34
So Abimelech and all his troops set out by night and lay in wait against Shechem in four companies.

1 Samuel 10:7
When these signs have come, do as the occasion demands, for God is with you.


Treasury of Scripture

And it shall be, that in the morning, as soon as the sun is up, you shall rise early, and set on the city: and, behold, when he and the people that is with him come out against you, then may you do to them as you shall find occasion.

as thou shalt find.

Leviticus 25:26
And if the man have none to redeem it, and himself be able to redeem it;

1 Samuel 10:7
And let it be, when these signs are come unto thee, that thou do as occasion serve thee; for God is with thee.

1 Samuel 25:8
Ask thy young men, and they will shew thee. Wherefore let the young men find favour in thine eyes: for we come in a good day: give, I pray thee, whatsoever cometh to thine hand unto thy servants, and to thy son David.









(33) As thou shalt find occasion.--Literally, as in the margin, as thine hand shall find, as in 1Samuel 10:7; 1Samuel 25:8.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And
וְהָיָ֤ה (wə·hā·yāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

in the morning
בַבֹּ֙קֶר֙ (ḇab·bō·qer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1242: Dawn, morning

at sunrise,
כִּזְרֹ֣חַ (kiz·rō·aḥ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 2224: To irradiate, to rise, to appear

get up
תַּשְׁכִּ֖ים (taš·kîm)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7925: To load up, to start early in the morning

and advance
וּפָשַׁטְתָּ֣ (ū·p̄ā·šaṭ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6584: To strip off, make a dash, raid

against
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the city.
הָעִ֑יר (hā·‘îr)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

When [Gaal]
ה֞וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

and his men
וְהָעָ֤ם (wə·hā·‘ām)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

come out
יֹצְאִ֣ים (yō·ṣə·’îm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

against you,
אֵלֶ֔יךָ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

do
וְעָשִׂ֣יתָ (wə·‘ā·śî·ṯā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

to them
לּ֔וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

whatever
כַּאֲשֶׁ֖ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you are able.”
תִּמְצָ֥א (tim·ṣā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present


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