27 The sons of Israel (A)inquired of the Lord (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days, 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, (B)for tomorrow I will deliver them into your hand.”

29 (C)So Israel set men in ambush around Gibeah.

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