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Judges 6:13 NIV

13 “Pardon me, my lord,” Gideon replied, “but if the LORD is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are all his wonders that our ancestors told us about when they said, ‘Did not the LORD bring us up out of Egypt?’ But now the LORD has abandoned us and given us into the hand of Midian.”

References for Judges 6:13

Study tools for Judges 6:13

  • 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."