Judges 20:27

Overview - Judges 20
The Levite in a general assembly declares his wrong.
The decree of the assembly.
12 The Benjamites, being cited, make head against the Israelites.
18 The Israelites in two battles lose forty thousand.
26 They destroy by a stratagem all the Benjamites, except six hundred.
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Judges 20:27  (King James Version)
And the children of Israel enquired of the LORD, (for the ark of the covenant of God was there in those days,

Judges 20:18 Judges 20:23 ; Numbers 27:21

the ark
Joshua 18:1 ; 1 Samuel 4:3 1 Samuel 4:4 ; Psalms 78:60 Psalms 78:61 ; Jeremiah 7:12
The loss of two battles at length brought this stiff-necked people to enquire of the Lord; for all the company at this time met at Shiloh, and kept a day of fasting and prayer with great earnestness and solemnity. "Behold, the Lord's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear."
Isaiah 59:1