Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NASB
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on TwitterConnect on FacebookConnect on InstagramConnect on PinterestConnect on Google Plus

Receive our Blue Letter Bible Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Judges 20 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Jdg 20:1

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:1

Then all the sons of Israel from Dan to Beersheba, including the land of Gilead, came out, and the congregation assembled as one man to the LORD at Mizpah.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:2

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:2

The [fn]chiefs of all the people, even of all the tribes of Israel, took their stand in the assembly of the people of God, 400,000 foot [fn]soldiers who drew the sword.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:3

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:3

(Now the sons of Benjamin heard that the sons of Israel had gone up to Mizpah.) And the sons of Israel said, “Tell us, how did this wickedness take place?”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:4

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:4

So the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came with my concubine to spend the night at Gibeah which belongs to Benjamin.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:5

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:5

“But the men of Gibeah rose up against me and surrounded the house at night because of me. They intended to kill me; instead, they ravished my concubine so that she died.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:6

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:6

“And I took hold of my concubine and cut her in pieces and sent her throughout the land of Israel’s inheritance; for they have committed a lewd and disgraceful act in Israel.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:7

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:7

“Behold, all you sons of Israel, give your advice and counsel here.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:8

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:8

Then all the people arose as one man, saying, “Not one of us will go to his tent, nor will any of us return to his house.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:9

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:9

“But now this is the thing which we will do to Gibeah; we will go up against it by lot.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:10

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:10

“And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 to [fn]supply food for the people, that when they come to [fn]Gibeah of Benjamin, they may [fn]punish them for all the disgraceful acts that they have committed in Israel.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:11

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:11

Thus all the men of Israel were gathered against the city, united as one man.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:12

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:12

Then the tribes of Israel sent men through the entire [fn]tribe of Benjamin, saying, “What is this wickedness that has taken place among you?

Tools specific to Jdg 20:13

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:13

“Now then, deliver up the men, the [fn]worthless fellows in Gibeah, that we may put them to death and remove this wickedness from Israel.” But the sons of Benjamin would not listen to the voice of their brothers, the sons of Israel.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:14

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:14

The sons of Benjamin gathered from the cities to Gibeah, to go out to battle against the sons of Israel.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:15

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:15

From the cities on that day the sons of Benjamin were [fn]numbered, 26,000 men who draw the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah who were [fn]numbered, 700 choice men.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:16

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:16

Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:17

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:17

Then the men of Israel besides Benjamin were [fn]numbered, 400,000 men who draw the sword; all these were men of war.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:18

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:18

Now the sons of Israel arose, went up to Bethel, and inquired of God and said, “Who shall go up first for us to battle against the sons of Benjamin?” Then the LORD said, “Judah shall go up first.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:19

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:19

So the sons of Israel arose in the morning and camped against Gibeah.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:20

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:20

The men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin, and the men of Israel arrayed for battle against them at Gibeah.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:21

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:21

Then the sons of Benjamin came out of Gibeah and [fn]felled to the ground on that day 22,000 men of Israel.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:22

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:22

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.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:23

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:23

The sons of Israel went up and wept before the LORD until evening, and inquired of the LORD, saying, “Shall we again draw near for battle against the sons of my brother Benjamin?” And the LORD said, “Go up against him.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:24

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:24

Then the sons of Israel [fn]came against the sons of Benjamin the second day.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:25

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:25

Benjamin went out [fn]against them from Gibeah the second day and [fn]felled to the ground again 18,000 men of the sons of Israel; all these drew the sword.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:26

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:26

Then all the sons of Israel and all the people went up and came to Bethel and wept; thus they remained there before the LORD and fasted that day until evening. And they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the LORD.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:27

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:27

The sons of Israel inquired of the LORD (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,

Tools specific to Jdg 20:28

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:28

and Phinehas the son of Eleazar, Aaron’s son, stood before it to minister in those days), saying, “Shall I yet again go out to battle against the sons of my brother Benjamin, or shall I cease?” And the LORD said, “Go up, for tomorrow I will deliver them into your hand.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:29

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:29

So Israel set men in ambush around Gibeah.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:30

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:30

The sons of Israel went up against the sons of Benjamin on the third day and arrayed themselves against Gibeah as at other times.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:31

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:31

The sons of Benjamin went out [fn]against the people and were drawn away from the city, and they began to strike [fn]and kill some of the people as at other times, on the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the field, about thirty men of Israel.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:32

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:32

The sons of Benjamin said, “They are struck down before us, as at the first.” But the sons of Israel said, “Let us flee that we may draw them away from the city to the highways.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:33

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:33

Then all the men of Israel arose from their place and arrayed themselves at Baal-tamar; and the men of Israel in ambush broke out of their place, even out of Maareh-geba.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:34

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:34

When ten thousand choice men from all Israel came against Gibeah, the battle became [fn]fierce; but [fn]Benjamin did not know that [fn]disaster was [fn]close to them.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:35

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:35

And the LORD struck Benjamin before Israel, so that the sons of Israel destroyed 25,100 men of Benjamin that day, all [fn]who draw the sword.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:36

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:36

So the sons of Benjamin saw that they were [fn]defeated. When the men of Israel gave [fn]ground to Benjamin because they relied on the men in ambush whom they had set against Gibeah,

Tools specific to Jdg 20:37

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:37

the men in ambush hurried and rushed against Gibeah; the men in ambush also deployed and struck all the city with the edge of the sword.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:38

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:38

Now the appointed sign between the men of Israel and the men in ambush was that they would make a great cloud of smoke rise from the city.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:39

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:39

Then the men of Israel turned in the battle, and Benjamin began to strike [fn]and kill about thirty men of Israel, for they said, “Surely they are [fn]defeated before us, as in the first battle.”

Tools specific to Jdg 20:40

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:40

But when the cloud began to rise from the city in a column of smoke, Benjamin looked behind them; and behold, the whole city was going up in smoke to heaven.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:41

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:41

Then the men of Israel turned, and the men of Benjamin were terrified; for they saw that [fn]disaster was [fn]close to them.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:42

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:42

Therefore, they turned their backs before the men of Israel toward the direction of the wilderness, but the battle overtook them while those who came out of the cities destroyed them in the midst of them.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:43

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:43

They surrounded Benjamin, pursued them without rest and trod them down opposite Gibeah toward the [fn]east.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:44

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:44

Thus 18,000 men of Benjamin fell; all these were valiant warriors.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:45

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:45

[fn]The rest turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon, but they [fn]caught 5,000 of them on the highways and overtook them [fn]at Gidom and [fn]killed 2,000 of them.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:46

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:46

So all of Benjamin who fell that day were 25,000 men who draw the sword; all these were valiant warriors.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:47

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:47

But 600 men turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon, and they remained at the rock of Rimmon four months.

Tools specific to Jdg 20:48

Unchecked Copy Box Jdg 20:48

The men of Israel then turned back against the sons of Benjamin and struck them with the edge of the sword, both the entire city with the cattle and all that they found; they also set on fire all the cities which they found.
decorationPrevious BookPrevious ChapterGo to Top of PageNext ChapterNext Bookdecoration
NASB Footnotes
Literally: cornerstones
Literally: men
Literally: take
Hebrew: Geba
Literally: do
Literally: tribes
Literally: sons of Belial
Or, mustered
Or, mustered
Literally: destroyed
Literally: approached
Literally: to meet
Literally: destroyed
Literally: to meet
Literally: slain ones
Literally: heavy
Literally: they
Literally: evil
Literally: touching
Literally: these
Literally: smitten
Literally: place
Literally: slain ones
Literally: smitten
Literally: evil
Literally: touching
Literally: sunrise
So with Gr; Heb And they
Literally: gleaned
Literally: as far as
Literally: smote

NASB

New American Standard Bible
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved
http://www.lockman.org

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

For Permission To Quote information visit http://www.lockman.org

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVHCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
Version Selector Down Arrow

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NASB
Version Selector Up Arrow
KJV King James Version
NKJV New King James Version
NLT New Living Translation
NIV New International Version
ESV English Standard Version
HCSB Holman Christian Standard Bible
NASB New American Standard Bible
NET New English Translation
RSV Revised Standard Version
ASV American Standard Version
YLT Young's Literal Translation
DBY Darby Translation
WEB Webster's Bible
HNV Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 Reina-Valera 1960
VUL Latin Vulgate
WLC Westminster Leningrad Codex
LXX Septuagint
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username

Password

 [?]

 

Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name

PasswordRe-enter

[ Cancel ]

 

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username

 

Return to Login

Close Login
 

Search

Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines

Timelines

Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions

Multimedia

Video

Music

Products

Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad

Mobile blb.org

BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools

Devotionals

Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan

Help

Video Tutorials

Support

Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

General Questions

Ministries

Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries

About

About the BLB

Statement of Faith

History

Newsletter

Partnerships

Ministry FAQs

Donate

Donation Information

Contact the BLB

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites


BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters

Facebook

Twitter


Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2017 Blue Letter Bible