What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have (A)sworn by the Lord not to give them any of our daughters in marriage?”

Provision for Their Survival

And they said, “What one is there of the tribes of Israel who did not come up to the Lord at Mizpah?” And behold, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh-gilead to the assembly. For when the people were [a]numbered, behold, not one of the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead was there.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 21:9 Or mustered

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