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Judges 19:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the old man said, Peace be unto thee; howsoever let all thy wants lie upon me; only lodge not in the street.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the old man said, Peace [be] with thee; howsoever [let] all thy wants [lie] upon me; only lodge not in the street.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The old man said, “Peace to you. Only let me [take care of] all your needs; however, do not spend the night in the open square.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the old man said, Peace [be] with thee; however, [let] all thy wants [lie] upon me; only lodge not in the street.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Then the old man said, Peace be with thee; only let all thy wants lie on me; but lodge not in the street.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the old man said—Thou art welcome! only, all thy wants, be on me,—by no means, in the broadway, mayest thou lodge.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the old man saith, 'Peace to thee; only, all thy lack [is] on me, only in the broad place lodge not.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the old man answered him: Peace be with thee: I will furnish all things that are necessary: only I beseech thee, stay not in the street.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the olde man said, Peace be with thee; howsoeuer, let all thy wants [lie] vpon me; only lodge not in the street.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the old man said, Peace [be] to thee; only be every want of thine upon me, only do thou by no means lodge in the street.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the old man said, Peace [be] with thee; howsoever [let] all thy wants [lie] upon me; only lodge not in the street.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the old 2205
{2205} Prime
From H2204; old.
man 376
{0376} Prime
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
said, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Peace 7965
{7965} Prime
From H7999; safe, that is, (figuratively) well, happy, friendly; also (abstractly) welfare, that is, health, prosperity, peace.
[be] with thee; howsoever 7535
{7535} Prime
The same as H7534 as a noun; properly leanness, that is, (figuratively) limitation; only adverbially merely, or conjugationally although.
[let] all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
thy wants 4270
{4270} Prime
From H2637; deficiency; hence impoverishment.
[lie] upon x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
me; only x7535
(7535) Complement
The same as H7534 as a noun; properly leanness, that is, (figuratively) limitation; only adverbially merely, or conjugationally although.
lodge 3885
{3885} Prime
A primitive root; to stop (usually over night); by implication to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
in the street. 7339
{7339} Prime
From H7337; a width, that is, (concretely) avenue or area.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Judges 19:19-20.

Judges 19:20

_ _ only lodge not in the street — As this is no rare or singular circumstance in the East, the probability is that the old man’s earnest dissuasive from such a procedure arose from his acquaintance with the infamous practices of the place.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 19:16-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 19:20

Let all, &c. — It matters not whether thou wantest nothing or everything, I will take care to supply all thy wants.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Peace be:

Judges 6:23 And the LORD said unto him, Peace [be] unto thee; fear not: thou shalt not die.
Genesis 43:23-24 And he said, Peace [be] to you, fear not: your God, and the God of your father, hath given you treasure in your sacks: I had your money. And he brought Simeon out unto them. ... And the man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave [them] water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses provender.
1 Samuel 25:6 And thus shall ye say to him that liveth [in prosperity], Peace [be] both to thee, and peace [be] to thine house, and peace [be] unto all that thou hast.
1 Chronicles 12:18 Then the spirit came upon Amasai, [who was] chief of the captains, [and he said], Thine [are we], David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace [be] unto thee, and peace [be] to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.
Luke 10:5-6 And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace [be] to this house. ... And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again.
John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
1 Corinthians 1:3 Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and [from] the Lord Jesus Christ.

let all thy wants:
Here was genuine hospitality: "Keep your bread and wine for yourselves, and your straw and provender for your asses; you may need them before you finish your journey: I will supply all your wants for this night; only do not lodge in the street."
Romans 12:13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
Galatians 6:6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
James 2:15-16 If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, ... And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be [ye] warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what [doth it] profit?
1 Peter 4:9 Use hospitality one to another without grudging.
1 John 3:18 My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

lodge not:

Genesis 19:2-3 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet, and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night. ... And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did bake unleavened bread, and they did eat.
Genesis 24:31-33 And he said, Come in, thou blessed of the LORD; wherefore standest thou without? for I have prepared the house, and room for the camels. ... And there was set [meat] before him to eat: but he said, I will not eat, until I have told mine errand. And he said, Speak on.
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