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Judges 20:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the men of Israel, besides Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these were men of war.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the men of Israel, beside Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these [were] men of war.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then the men of Israel besides Benjamin were numbered, 400,000 men who draw the sword; all these were men of war.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the men of Israel, besides Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these [were] men of war.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the men of Israel, besides Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these were men of war.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the men of Israel, were numbered, apart from Benjamin, four hundred thousand men, that drew the sword,—every one of these being a man of war.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the men of Israel numbered themselves, apart from Benjamin, four hundred thousand men, drawing sword, each of these a man of war.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Of the men of Israel also, beside the children of Benjamin, were found four hundred thousand that drew swords and were prepared to fight.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the men of Israel, beside Beniamin, were numbred foure hundred thousand men that drewe sword; all these [were] men of warre.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the men of Israel, exclusive of Benjamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword; all these [were] men of war.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the men of Yisrael, beside Binyamin, were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these [were] men of war.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the men 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
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.).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל, 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
beside x905
(0905) Complement
בַּד
bad
{bad}
From H0909; properly separation; by implication a part of the body, branch of a tree, bar for carrying; figuratively chief of a city; especially (with prepositional prefix) as adverb, apart, only, besides.
Binymn בִּניָמִין, 1144
{1144} Prime
בִּנְיָמִן
Binyamiyn
{bin-yaw-mene'}
From H1121 and H3225; son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
were numbered 6485
{6485} Prime
פָּקַד
paqad
{paw-kad'}
A primitive root; to visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc.
z8694
<8694> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 157
four 702
{0702} Prime
אַרְבַּע
'arba`
{ar-bah'}
The second form is the masculine form; from H7251; four.
hundred 3967
{3967} Prime
מֵאָה
me'ah
{may-aw'}
Probably a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction.
thousand 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
men 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
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.).
that drew 8025
{8025} Prime
שָׁלַף
shalaph
{saw-laf'}
A primitive root; to pull out, up or off.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
sword: 2719
{2719} Prime
חֶרֶב
chereb
{kheh'-reb}
From H2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement.
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
these x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
[were] men 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
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.).
of war. 4421
{4421} Prime
מִלְחָמָה
milchamah
{mil-khaw-maw'}
From H3898 (in the sense of fighting); a battle (that is, the engagement); generally war (that is, warfare).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Judges 20:14-17.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 20:12-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 20:17

Men of Israel — Such as were here present, for it is probable they had a far greater number of men, being six hundred thousand before their entrance into Canaan.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
four hundred:

Judges 20:2 And the chief of all the people, [even] of all the tribes of Israel, presented themselves in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand footmen that drew sword.
Numbers 1:46 Even all they that were numbered were six hundred thousand and three thousand and five hundred and fifty.
Numbers 26:51 These [were] the numbered of the children of Israel, six hundred thousand and a thousand seven hundred and thirty.
1 Samuel 11:8 And when he numbered them in Bezek, the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
1 Samuel 15:4 And Saul gathered the people together, and numbered them in Telaim, two hundred thousand footmen, and ten thousand men of Judah.
1 Chronicles 21:5 And Joab gave the sum of the number of the people unto David. And all [they of] Israel were a thousand thousand and an hundred thousand men that drew sword: and Judah [was] four hundred threescore and ten thousand men that drew sword.
2 Chronicles 17:14-18 And these [are] the numbers of them according to the house of their fathers: Of Judah, the captains of thousands; Adnah the chief, and with him mighty men of valour three hundred thousand. ... And next him [was] Jehozabad, and with him an hundred and fourscore thousand ready prepared for the war.
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Nu 1:46; 26:51. Jg 20:2. 1S 11:8; 15:4. 1Ch 21:5. 2Ch 17:14.

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