Judges 6:31

Overview - Judges 6
The Israelites for their sin are oppressed by Midian.
A prophet rebukes them.
11 An angel sends Gideon for their deliverance.
17 Gideon's present is consumed with fire.
24 Gideon destroys Baal's altar, and offers a sacrifice upon the altar Jehovah-shalom.
28 Joash defends his son, and calls shim Jerubbaal.
33 Gideon's army.
36 Gideon's signs.
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Judges 6:31  (King James Version)
And Joash said unto all that stood against him, Will ye plead for Baal? will ye save him? he that will plead for him, let him be put to death whilst it is yet morning: if he be a god, let him plead for himself, because one hath cast down his altar.

Will ye plead
The words are very emphatic: "Will ye plead in earnest ({tereevoon}) for Baal? Will ye really save ({tosheeoon})
him? If he be God, ({Elohim,}) let him contend for himself, seeing his altar is thrown down." Exodus 23:2 ; Numbers 14:6 ; Ephesians 5:11

let him be
Deuteronomy 13:5-18 ; 17:2-7 1 Kings 18:40

if he be
1 Kings 18:27 1 Kings 18:29 ; Psalms 115:4-7 ; Isaiah 41:23 ; Isaiah 46:1 Isaiah 46:7 Jeremiah 10:5 Jeremiah 10:11 ; 1 Corinthians 8:4