It came about the next day that the people arose early and built (A)an altar there and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

Then the sons of Israel said, “Who is there among all the tribes of Israel who did not come up in the assembly to the Lord?” For [a]they had taken a great oath concerning him (B)who did not come up to the Lord at Mizpah, saying, “He shall surely be put to death.” And the sons of Israel were sorry for their brother Benjamin and said, “One tribe is cut off from Israel today.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 21:5 Lit there was a great oath

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