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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10 When you get there, you will find an unsuspecting people and a spacious land that God has put into your hands, a land that lacks nothing(A) whatever.(B)

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27 Then they took what Micah had made, and his priest, and went on to Laish, against a people at peace and secure.(A) They attacked them with the sword and burned(B) down their city.(C)

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11 You will say, “I will invade a land of unwalled villages; I will attack a peaceful and unsuspecting people(A)—all of them living without walls and without gates and bars.(B)

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