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12 They discovered among the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead 400 young virgins who hadn’t had sex with a man, and they brought them to the encampment at Shiloh in the territory of Canaan. 13 Then the entire congregation sent for the surviving[a] descendants of Benjamin who were living at the rock of Rimmon and assured them that their intentions toward them were peaceful.[b] 14 So the survivors of the tribe of Benjamin[c] returned at that time, and the Israelis[d] gave them the women whom they had kept alive from the raid on[e] Jabesh-gilead. Even so, there weren’t enough for them.

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  1. Judges 21:13 The Heb. lacks surviving
  2. Judges 21:13 Lit. and proclaimed peace
  3. Judges 21:14 The Heb. lacks the survivors of the tribe of
  4. Judges 21:14 Lit. and they
  5. Judges 21:14 Lit. the women of
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