13 Then Gideon the son of Joash returned from the battle [a]by the ascent of Heres. 14 And he captured a youth [b]from Succoth and questioned him. Then the youth wrote down for him the princes of Succoth and its elders, seventy-seven men. 15 He came to the men of Succoth and said, “Behold Zebah and Zalmunna, concerning whom you taunted me, saying, ‘[c](A)Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna already in your hand, that we should give bread to your men who are weary?’”

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  1. Judges 8:13 Or from
  2. Judges 8:14 Lit of the men of
  3. Judges 8:15 Lit Is the palm

13 Gideon son of Joash(A) then returned from the battle by the Pass of Heres.(B) 14 He caught a young man of Sukkoth and questioned him, and the young man wrote down for him the names of the seventy-seven officials of Sukkoth,(C) the elders(D) of the town. 15 Then Gideon came and said to the men of Sukkoth, “Here are Zebah and Zalmunna, about whom you taunted me by saying, ‘Do you already have the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna in your possession? Why should we give bread to your exhausted men?(E)’”

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