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What shall we do for wives for those who are left, since we have sworn by the Lord that we will not give them any of our daughters as wives?”

Then they said, “Is there anyone from the tribes of Israel who did not come up to the Lord to Mizpah?” It turned out that no one from Jabesh-gilead had come to the camp, to the assembly. For when the roll was called among the people, not one of the inhabitants of Jabesh-gilead was there.

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