18 As she breathed her last—for she was dying—she named her son Ben-Oni.[a](A) But his father named him Benjamin.[b](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 35:18 Ben-Oni means son of my trouble.
  2. Genesis 35:18 Benjamin means son of my right hand.

12 The tribes of Israel sent messengers throughout the tribe of Benjamin, saying, “What about this awful crime that was committed among you?(A) 13 Now turn those wicked men(B) of Gibeah over to us so that we may put them to death and purge the evil from Israel.(C)

But the Benjamites would not listen to their fellow Israelites.

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