Gideon said to God, "If you will save1 Israel by my hand as you have promised--
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look, I will place a wool fleece2 on the threshing floor.3 If there is dew only on the fleece and all the ground is dry, then I will know4 that you will save Israel by my hand, as you said."
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And that is what happened. Gideon rose early the next day; he squeezed the fleece and wrung out the dew--a bowlful of water.