Judges 18:19 NIV

19 They answered him, “Be quiet! Don’t say a word. Come with us, and be our father and priest. Isn’t it better that you serve a tribe and clan in Israel as priest rather than just one man’s household?”

References for Judges 18:19

Study tools for Judges 18:19

  • a 18:7 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
  • b 18:7 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts "with the Arameans"
  • c 18:12 - "Mahaneh Dan" means "Dan’s camp."
  • d 18:30 - Many Hebrew manuscripts, some Septuagint manuscripts and Vulgate; many other Hebrew manuscripts and some other Septuagint manuscripts "Manasseh"