20 1 The Israelites assemble at Mizpah, to whom the Levite declareth his wrong. 13 They sent for them that aid the villain. 45 The Israelites are twice overcome, 46 And at length get the victory.

Then (A)all the children of Israel went out, and the Congregation was gathered together as [a]one man, from Dan to Beersheba, with the land of Gilead, unto the [b]Lord in Mizpah.

And the [c]chief of all the people, and all the tribes of Israel assembled in the Congregation of the people of God four hundred thousand footmen that [d]drew sword.

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  1. Judges 20:1 That is, all with one consent.
  2. Judges 20:1 To ask counsel.
  3. Judges 20:2 Hebrew, corners.
  4. Judges 20:2 Meaning, men able to handle their weapons.