New International Version
Jephthah sent back messengers to the Ammonite king,
King James Bible
And Jephthah sent messengers again unto the king of the children of Ammon:
Darby Bible Translation
And Jephthah sent messengers again to the king of the children of Ammon,
World English Bible
Jephthah sent messengers again to the king of the children of Ammon;
Young's Literal Translation
And Jephthah addeth yet and sendeth messengers unto the king of the Bene-Ammon,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
From Arnon even unto Jabbok, and unto Jordan - That is, all the land that had formerly belonged to the Amorites, and to the Moabites, who it seems were confederates on this occasion.
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Objection 1: It would seem that a vow need not be always about a better good. A greater good is one that pertains to supererogation. But vows are not only about matters of supererogation, but also about matters of salvation: thus in Baptism men vow to renounce the devil and his pomps, and to keep the faith, as a gloss observes on Ps. 75:12, "Vow ye, and pay to the Lord your God"; and Jacob vowed (Gn. 28:21) that the Lord should be his God. Now this above all is necessary for salvation. Therefore …
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The king of the Ammonites answered Jephthah's messengers, "When Israel came up out of Egypt, they took away my land from the Arnon to the Jabbok, all the way to the Jordan. Now give it back peaceably."
saying: "This is what Jephthah says: Israel did not take the land of Moab or the land of the Ammonites.
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