27 And 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 stop?” And the Lord said, “Go up, (B)for tomorrow I will hand them over to you.”

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

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