16 Dividing the three hundred men(A) into three companies,(B) he placed trumpets(C) and empty jars(D) in the hands of all of them, with torches(E) inside.

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20 The three companies blew the trumpets and smashed the jars. Grasping the torches(A) in their left hands and holding in their right hands the trumpets they were to blow, they shouted, “A sword(B) for the Lord and for Gideon!”

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So he went out and caught three hundred foxes(A) and tied them tail to tail in pairs. He then fastened a torch(B) to every pair of tails,

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lit the torches(A) and let the foxes loose in the standing grain of the Philistines. He burned up the shocks(B) and standing grain, together with the vineyards and olive groves.

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