28 So Midian was subdued before the Israelites, and they were no longer a threat.[a] The land had peace for forty years(A) during the days of Gideon. 29 Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) son of Joash went back to live at his house.

30 Gideon had seventy sons, his own offspring, since he had many wives.

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Footnotes

  1. 8:28 Lit they no longer raised their head

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