|Overview - Judges 8|
|1||Gideon pacifies the Ephraimites.|
|4||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.|
|29||Gideon's children, and death.|
|33||The Israelites' idolatry and ingratitude.|
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
- Psalms 83:1
- or, ornaments like the moon.
- Isaiah 3:18