2 The people went to Bethel,a where they sat before God until evening, raising their voices and weeping bitterly.

Read Judges 21:2 Using Other Translations

And the people came to the house of God, and abode there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore;
And the people came to Bethel and sat there till evening before God, and they lifted up their voices and wept bitterly.
Now the people went to Bethel and sat in the presence of God until evening, weeping loudly and bitterly.