New International Version
eighty men who had shaved off their beards, torn their clothes and cut themselves came from Shechem, Shiloh and Samaria, bringing grain offerings and incense with them to the house of the LORD.
King James Bible
That there came certain from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even fourscore men, having their beards shaven, and their clothes rent, and having cut themselves, with offerings and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
that there came men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, eighty men, having their beards shaven and their clothes rent, and having cut themselves; with oblations and incense in their hand, to bring them to the house of Jehovah.
World English Bible
that there came men from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria, even eighty men, having their beards shaved and their clothes torn, and having cut themselves, with meal offerings and frankincense in their hand, to bring them to the house of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
that men come in from Shechem, from Shiloh, and from Samaria -- eighty men -- with shaven beards, and rent garments, and cutting themselves, and an offering and frankincense in their hand, to bring in to the house of Jehovah.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Having their beards shaven - All these were signs of deep mourning, probably on account of the destruction of the city.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
their beards. All these were signs of deep mourning; which, though forbidden on funeral occasions, were customary, and perhaps counted allowable, on seasons of public calamity, and this mourning was probably on account of the destruction of Jerusalem.
BY REV. GEORGE MILLIGAN, M.A., D.D. "There is nothing," says Socrates to Cephalus in the Republic, "I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travellers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom it is right to learn the character of the way, whether it is rugged or difficult, or smooth and easy" (p. 328 E.). It is to such an aged traveller that we are introduced in the person of Barzillai the Gileadite. And though he is one of the lesser-known characters …
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known
After Jacob came from Paddan Aram, he arrived safely at the city of Shechem in Canaan and camped within sight of the city.
Now his brothers had gone to graze their father's flocks near Shechem,
"'Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.
You are the children of the LORD your God. Do not cut yourselves or shave the front of your heads for the dead,
The whole assembly of the Israelites gathered at Shiloh and set up the tent of meeting there. The country was brought under their control,
Abimelek son of Jerub-Baal went to his mother's brothers in Shechem and said to them and to all his mother's clan,
They continued to use the idol Micah had made, all the time the house of God was in Shiloh.
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