So the five men(A) left and came to Laish,(B) where they saw that the people were living in safety, like the Sidonians, at peace and secure.(C) And since their land lacked nothing, they were prosperous.[a] Also, they lived a long way from the Sidonians(D) and had no relationship with anyone else.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 18:7 The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
  2. Judges 18:7 Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts with the Arameans
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19 and the borders of Canaan(A) reached from Sidon(B) toward Gerar(C) as far as Gaza,(D) and then toward Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboyim,(E) as far as Lasha.

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