12 The tribes of Israel sent messengers throughout the tribe of Benjamin, saying, “What about this awful crime that was committed among you?

Read Judges 20:12 Using Other Translations

And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, What wickedness is this that is done among you?
And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, "What evil is this that has taken place among you?
The Israelites sent messengers to the tribe of Benjamin, saying, “What a terrible thing has been done among you!