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Judges 21:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— In those days [there was] no king in Israel: every man did [that which was] right in his own eyes.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— In those days [there was] no king in Israel: every man did [that which was] right in his own eyes.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— In those days, there was no king in Israel,—every man did, that which was right in his own eyes.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— In those days there is no king in Israel; each doth that which is right in his own eyes.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In those days there was no king in Israel: but every one did that which seemed right to himself.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— In those dayes there was no King in Israel: euery man did that which was right in his owne eyes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And in those days there was no king in Israel; every man did that which was right in his own sight.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— In those days [there was] no king in Yisrael: every man did [that which was] right in his own eyes.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
In those x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
[there was] no x369
(0369) Complement
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
king 4428
{4428} Prime
מֶּלֶךְ
melek
{meh'-lek}
From H4427; a king.
in 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.
every man 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.).
did 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[that which was] right 3477
{3477} Prime
יָשָׁר
yashar
{yaw-shawr'}
From H3474; straight (literally or figuratively).
in his own eyes. 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 21:16-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 21:25

Right in his own eyes — What wonder was it then, if all wickedness overflowed the land? Blessed be God for magistracy!

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Judges 17:6 In those days [there was] no king in Israel, [but] every man did [that which was] right in his own eyes.
Judges 18:1 In those days [there was] no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for unto that day [all their] inheritance had not fallen unto them among the tribes of Israel.
Judges 19:1 And it came to pass in those days, when [there was] no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim, who took to him a concubine out of Bethlehemjudah.

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Judges 18:7 Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that [were] therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and [there was] no magistrate in the land, that might put [them] to shame in [any] thing; and they [were] far from the Zidonians, and had no business with [any] man.
Deuteronomy 12:8 Ye shall not do after all [the things] that we do here this day, every man whatsoever [is] right in his own eyes.
Psalms 12:4 Who have said, With our tongue will we prevail; our lips [are] our own: who [is] lord over us?
Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Proverbs 14:12 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof [are] the ways of death.
Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these [things] God will bring thee into judgment.
Micah 2:1-2 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand. ... And they covet fields, and take [them] by violence; and houses, and take [them] away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
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