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Judges 6:2

Overview - Judges 6
The Israelites for their sin are oppressed by Midian.
A prophet rebukes them.
11 An angel sends Gideon for their deliverance.
17 Gideon's present is consumed with fire.
24 Gideon destroys Baal's altar, and offers a sacrifice upon the altar Jehovah-shalom.
28 Joash defends his son, and calls shim Jerubbaal.
33 Gideon's army.
36 Gideon's signs.
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Judges 6:2  (King James Version)
And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
 


the hand
Leviticus 26:17 ; Deuteronomy 28:47 Deuteronomy 28:48

prevailed
Hebrew was strong. dens.
Dr. Shaw says, that a great way on each side Joppa, on the sea coast, there is a range of mountains and precipices; and in these high situations are generally found the dens, holes, or caves, which are so frequently mentioned in Scripture; and which were formerly the lonesome retreats of the distressed Israelites.
1 Samuel 13:6 ; 14:11 Hebrews 11:38 ; Revelation 6:15
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