25 Benjamin went out [a]against them from Gibeah the second day and [b]felled to the ground again 18,000 men of the sons of Israel; all these drew the sword. 26 Then (A)all the sons of Israel and all the people went up and came to Bethel and wept; thus they remained there before the Lord and fasted that day until evening. And they offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord. 27 The sons of Israel (B)inquired of the Lord (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,

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  1. Judges 20:25 Lit to meet
  2. Judges 20:25 Lit destroyed

25 This time, when the Benjamites came out from Gibeah to oppose them, they cut down another eighteen thousand Israelites,(A) all of them armed with swords.

26 Then all the Israelites, the whole army, went up to Bethel, and there they sat weeping before the Lord.(B) They fasted(C) that day until evening and presented burnt offerings(D) and fellowship offerings(E) to the Lord.(F) 27 And the Israelites inquired of the Lord.(G) (In those days the ark of the covenant of God(H) was there,

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