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the men . Hebrew 'enosh. App-14 . Those who had not obeyed the summons of Judges 21:8 were extinguished, and their daughters given to remnant of Benjamin. This gave them a claim on Saul, who was a Benjamite.
a covenant . Some codices, with Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read this word in the text, which already implies it.
right eyes . As the shield covered the left eye, the right was necessary for seeing. The loss of it incapacitated men from fighting.
seven days. A very short respite.
coasts = borders.
man to save us = saviour.
behold . Fig, Asterismos. App-6 .
the Spirit . Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
God. Some codices, with Aramaean, Septuagint, and Vulgate, read " Jehovah ". Compare App-4 .
came = came mightily. Same word as in 1 Samuel 10:6 , 1 Samuel 10:10 .
hewed . Always used of dividing what is already dead, and mostly of sacrifices.
messengers = the messengers.
the LORD . Hebrew. Jehovah . App-4 .
with one consent . Hebrew as one man. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 .
children = sons.
men . Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 .
help = salvation, or deliverance.
host = camp.
sacrificed sacrifices . Figure of speech Polyptoton App-6
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