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Judges 19

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy ScripturesEverett's Study Notes

Verses 1-30

Judges 19:14 And they passed on and went their way; and the sun went down upon them when they were by Gibeah, which belongeth to Benjamin.

Judges 19:14 “Gibeah, which belongeth to Benjamin” - Comments - In the time of Joshua, the tribe of Benjamin was allotted the city of Gibeon (Joshua 18:25).

Joshua 18:25, “Gibeon, and Ramah, and Beeroth,”

Judges 19:16 And, behold, there came an old man from his work out of the field at even, which was also of mount Ephraim; and he sojourned in Gibeah: but the men of the place were Benjamites.

Judges 19:16 “an old man from his work out of the field at even” - Comments - This old man was perhaps one of the few righteous men in the city, and he was a hard worker, working from down till dusk. The sons of Belial were children of darkness who sleep in the day and roved at night.

Judges 19:18 And he said unto him, We are passing from Bethlehemjudah toward the side of mount Ephraim; from thence am I: and I went to Bethlehemjudah, but I am now going to the house of the LORD; and there is no man that receiveth me to house.

Judges 19:18 “the house of the LORD” - Comments - The location for the house of Lord is most likely in Shiloh at this time in Israel’s history (Judges 18:31).

Judges 18:31, “And they set them up Micah's graven image, which he made, all the time that the house of God was in Shiloh .”

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Judges 19". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ghe/judges-19.html. 2013.
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