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Judges 6:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east; they came up against them;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And [so] it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For it was when Israel had sown, that the Midianites would come up with the Amalekites and the sons of the east and go against them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And [so] it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And it came to pass when Israel sowed, that Midian came up, and Amalek, and the children of the east, and came up against them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And so it used to be, if Israel had sown, then came up Midian and Amalek and the sons of the east, yea came up against them,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And it hath been, if Israel hath sowed, that Midian hath come up, and Amalek, and the sons of the east, yea, they have come up against him,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And [so] it was when Israel had sowen, that the Midianites came vp, & the Amalekites, & the children of the East, euen they came vp against them,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And it came to pass when the children of Israel sowed, that Midian{gr.Madiam} and Amalek{gr.Amalec} went up, and the children of the east went up together with them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And [so] it was, when Yisrael had sown, that the Midyanim came up, and the Amaleqim, and the children of the east, even they came up against them;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And [so] it was, x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
when x518
(0518) Complement
אִם
'im
{eem}
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
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.
had sown, 2232
{2232} Prime
זָרַע
zara`
{zaw-rah'}
A primitive root; to sow; figuratively to disseminate, plant, fructify.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
that the Miynm מִדיָנִים 4080
{4080} Prime
מִדְיָן
Midyan
{mid-yawn'}
The same as H4079; Midjan, a son of Abraham; also his country and (collectively) his descendants.
came up, 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and the `mlkm עֲמָלֵקִים, y6002
[6002] Standard
עֲמָלֵק
`Amaleq
{am-aw-lake'}
Probably of foreign origin; Amalek, a descendant of Esau; also his posterity and their country.
x6003
(6003) Complement
עֲמָלֵקִי
`Amaleqiy
{am-aw-lay-kee'}
Patronymic from H6002; an Amalekite (or collectively the Amalekites) or descendant of Amalek.
and the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of the east, 6924
{6924} Prime
קֶדֶם
qedem
{keh'-dem}
From H6923; the front, of palce (absolutely the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward).
even they came up 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
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.
them;
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 6:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 6:3

Children of the east — That is, the Arabians, who are commonly called the children of the east. Not all the Arabians; but the eastern part of them.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
when Israel:

Leviticus 26:16 I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Deuteronomy 28:30-33 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof. ... The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway:
Deuteronomy 28:51 And he shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed: which [also] shall not leave thee [either] corn, wine, or oil, [or] the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed thee.
Job 31:8 [Then] let me sow, and let another eat; yea, let my offspring be rooted out.
Isaiah 65:21-22 And they shall build houses, and inhabit [them]; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. ... They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree [are] the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Micah 6:15 Thou shalt sow, but thou shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but thou shalt not anoint thee with oil; and sweet wine, but shalt not drink wine.

Amalekites:

Judges 3:13 And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, and went and smote Israel, and possessed the city of palm trees.

children:

Judges 6:33 Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the children of the east were gathered together, and went over, and pitched in the valley of Jezreel.
Judges 7:12 And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels [were] without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.
Judges 8:10 Now Zebah and Zalmunna [were] in Karkor, and their hosts with them, about fifteen thousand [men], all that were left of all the hosts of the children of the east: for there fell an hundred and twenty thousand men that drew sword.
Genesis 29:1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people of the east.
1 Kings 4:30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt.
Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.
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Gn 29:1. Lv 26:16. Dt 28:30, 51. Jg 3:13; 6:33; 7:12; 8:10. 1K 4:30. Jb 1:3; 31:8. Is 65:21. Mi 6:15.

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