Judges 8:21

Overview - Judges 8
Gideon pacifies the Ephraimites.
Succoth and Penuel refuse to deliver Gideon's army.
10 Zebah and Zalmunna are taken.
13 Succoth and Penuel are destroyed.
17 Gideon revenges his brethren's death on Zebah and Zalmunna.
22 He refuses government.
24 His ephod the cause of idolatry.
28 Midian subdued.
29 Gideon's children, and death.
33 The Israelites' idolatry and ingratitude.
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Judges 8:21  (King James Version)
Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, Rise thou, and fall upon us: for as the man is, so is his strength. And Gideon arose, and slew Zebah and Zalmunna, and took away the ornaments that were on their camels' necks.
 


Rise thou
It was disgraceful to fall by the hands of a child; and death by the blows of such a person must be much more lingering and tormenting
Some have employed children to dispatch captives.
9:54 1 Samuel 31:3 1 Samuel 31:5 ; Revelation 9:6

slew
Psalms 83:1

ornaments
or, ornaments like the moon.
Isaiah 3:18
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