Judges 18:31

31 They continued to use the idol Micah had made, all the time the house of God was in Shiloh.

Judges 18:31 in Other Translations

KJV
31 And they set them up Micah's graven image, which he made, all the time that the house of God was in Shiloh.
ESV
31 So they set up Micah's carved image that he made, as long as the house of God was at Shiloh.
NLT
31 So Micah’s carved image was worshiped by the tribe of Dan as long as the Tabernacle of God remained at Shiloh.
MSG
31 All during the time that there was a sanctuary of God in Shiloh, they kept for their private use the god-figure that Micah had made.
CSB
31 So they set up for themselves Micah's carved image that he had made, [and it was there] as long as the house of God was in Shiloh.

Judges 18:31 Meaning and Commentary

Judges 18:31

And they set them up Micah's graven image, which he made
Which is repeated for the sake of the time of its continuance next expressed:

all the time the house of God was in Shiloh;
which, according to some Jewish writers F7, was three hundred and sixty years; that is, so long as the tabernacle was there, which was afterwards removed to Nob.


FOOTNOTES:

F7 Maimon. in Misn. Zebachim, c. 14. sect. 6. & Bartenora in ib. sect. 7.

Judges 18:31 In-Context

29 They named it Dan after their ancestor Dan, who was born to Israel—though the city used to be called Laish.
30 There the Danites set up for themselves the idol, and Jonathan son of Gershom, the son of Moses, and his sons were priests for the tribe of Dan until the time of the captivity of the land.
31 They continued to use the idol Micah had made, all the time the house of God was in Shiloh.

Cross References 3

  • 1. ver 17
  • 2. Judges 19:18; Judges 20:18
  • 3. S Joshua 18:1; Jeremiah 7:14