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Judges 6:1 NIV

Gideon

1 The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and for seven years he gave them into the hands of the Midianites.

References for Judges 6:1

Study tools for Judges 6:1

  • a 6:19 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms
  • b 6:25 - Or "Take a full-grown, mature bull from your father’s herd"
  • c 6:25 - That is, a wooden symbol of the goddess Asherah; also in verses 26, 28 and 30
  • d 6:26 - Or "build with layers of stone an"
  • e 6:26 - Or "full-grown" ; also in verse 28
  • f 6:32 - "Jerub-Baal" probably means "let Baal contend."