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30 “They are only finding things to capture and divide,
    a woman or two for every soldier,
    rich cloth for Sisera,
    embroidered pieces for the neck of the queen.”[a]

31 So may all your enemies die like that, O Lord,
    but may your friends shine like the rising sun!

And there was peace in the land for forty years.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 5:30 Probable text queen; Hebrew plunder.

30 ‘Are they not finding and dividing the spoils:(A)
    a woman or two for each man,
colorful garments as plunder for Sisera,
    colorful garments embroidered,
highly embroidered garments(B) for my neck—
    all this as plunder?(C)

31 “So may all your enemies perish,(D) Lord!
    But may all who love you be like the sun(E)
    when it rises in its strength.”(F)

Then the land had peace(G) forty years.

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