26 Then all the children of Israel went up, and all the people came also unto the house of God, and wept, and sat there before the Lord, and fasted that day unto the evening, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings before the Lord.

27 And the children of Israel asked the Lord (for [a]there was the Ark of the Covenant of God in those days,

28 And Phinehas the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron [b]stood before it at that time) saying, Shall I yet go anymore to battle against the children of Benjamin my brethren, or shall I cease? And the Lord said, Go up: for tomorrow I will deliver them into your hand.

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  1. Judges 20:27 To wit, in Shiloh.
  2. Judges 20:28 Or, served in the Priest’s office at those days: for the Jews write, that he lived three hundred years.

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