Judges 12:1
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New International Version
The Ephraimite forces were called out, and they crossed over to Zaphon. They said to Jephthah, "Why did you go to fight the Ammonites without calling us to go with you? We're going to burn down your house over your head."

King James Bible
And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And the men of Ephraim were called together, and passed over northwards, and said to Jephthah, Why didst thou pass over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? We will burn thy house upon thee with fire.

World English Bible
The men of Ephraim were gathered together, and passed northward; and they said to Jephthah, "Why did you pass over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didn't call us to go with you? We will burn your house around you with fire!"

Young's Literal Translation
And the men of Ephraim are called together, and pass over northward, and say to Jephthah, 'Wherefore has thou passed over to fight against the Bene-Ammon, and on us hast not called to go with thee? thy house we burn over thee with fire.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The men of Ephraim gathered themselves together - ויצעק vaiyitstsaek, they called each other to arms; summoning all their tribe and friends to arm themselves to destroy Jephthah and the Gileadites, being jealous lest they should acquire too much power.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

gathered. were called. Wherefore

Judges 8:1 And the men of Ephraim said to him, Why have you served us thus, that you called us not, when you went to fight with the Midianites?...

2 Samuel 19:41-43 And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king, and said to the king, Why have our brothers the men of Judah stolen you away...

Psalm 109:4 For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself to prayer.

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor...

John 10:32 Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do you stone me?

we will burn

Judges 14:15 And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they said to Samson's wife, Entice your husband, that he may declare to us the riddle...

Judges 15:6 Then the Philistines said, Who has done this? And they answered, Samson, the son in law of the Timnite, because he had taken his wife...

Proverbs 27:3,4 A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both...

James 3:16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

James 4:1,2 From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members...

Library
Jesus Calls Four Fishermen to Follow Him.
(Sea of Galilee, Near Capernaum.) ^A Matt. IV. 18-22; ^B Mark I. 16-20; ^C Luke V. 1-11. ^a 18 And walking ^b 16 And passing along by the sea of Galilee [This lake is a pear-shaped body of water, about twelve and a half miles long and about seven miles across at its widest place. It is 682 feet below sea level; its waters are fresh, clear and abounding in fish, and it is surrounded by hills and mountains, which rise from 600 to 1,000 feet above it. Its greatest depth is about 165 feet], he [Jesus]
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Judges 8:1
Now the Ephraimites asked Gideon, "Why have you treated us like this? Why didn't you call us when you went to fight Midian?" And they challenged him vigorously.

Judges 11:40
that each year the young women of Israel go out for four days to commemorate the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite.

Judges 12:2
Jephthah answered, "I and my people were engaged in a great struggle with the Ammonites, and although I called, you didn't save me out of their hands.

2 Samuel 19:41
Soon all the men of Israel were coming to the king and saying to him, "Why did our brothers, the men of Judah, steal the king away and bring him and his household across the Jordan, together with all his men?"

Hosea 13:1
When Ephraim spoke, people trembled; he was exalted in Israel. But he became guilty of Baal worship and died.

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