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27 And the Israelites[a] inquired of Yahweh (In those days the ark of the covenant of God was there, 28 and Phinehas son of Eleazar, son of Aaron, was standing before it[b] to minister in those days), saying, “Should we go out once more to battle against the descendants[c] of Benjamin our relatives,[d] or should we stop?” And Yahweh said, “Go up tomorrow; I will give them[e] into your hand.”

29 So Israel stationed an ambush all around Gibeah.

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  1. Judges 20:27 Literally “sons/children of Israel”
  2. Judges 20:28 Literally “before presence of it/him”
  3. Judges 20:28 Or “sons/children”
  4. Judges 20:28 Hebrew “my brother”
  5. Judges 20:28 Hebrew “him”