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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Judges 12

Verse 3

my life = my soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .

the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .

Verse 4

and. This "and" is read in the text in some codices, with two early printed editions, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate.

Verse 5

passages = fords.

Verse 6

frame = take heed, give attention.

forty and two thousand = 40 + 2,000 = 2,040. The whole tribe numbered only 32,500 at previous census (Numbers 26:37 ; see note on Judges 7:3 ), and that was less than the first numbering (Numbers 1:33 ). Only 1,000 from each tribe formed the army. Numbers 31:4 , Numbers 31:6 .

Verse 7

judged. First, deliverance; then rule.

buried in one of the cities. City unnamed. Memory not honoured, though mentioned in Hebrews 11:32 ; yet the last name in that list.

Verse 14

nephews = grandsons.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Judges 12". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/judges-12.html. 1909-1922.