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Judges 6:32 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him, because he hath broken down his altar.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Therefore on that day he named him Jerubbaal, that is to say, “Let Baal contend against him,” because he had torn down his altar.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And on that day they called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead with him, because he has broken down his altar.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So he was called on that day, Jerubbaal, saying,—Let Baal, plead against him. Because he had overthrown his altar.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he calleth him, on that day, Jerubbaal, saying, 'The Baal doth plead against him, because he hath broken down his altar.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— From that day Gedeon was called Jerobaal, because Joas had said: Let Baal revenge himself on him that hath cast down his altar.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore on that day hee called him Ierubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because [hee] hath throwen downe his altar.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he called it in that day Jerubbaal{gr.Jerobaal}, saying, Let Baal plead thereby, because his altar has been thrown down.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Therefore on that day he called him Yerubbaal, saying, Let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore on that x1931
(1931) Complement
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
day 3117
{3117} Prime
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).
he called 7121
{7121} Prime
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him Yrubba`al יְרֻבַּעַל, 3378
{3378} Prime
From H7378 and H1168; Baal will contend; Jerubbaal, a symbolical name of Gideon.
saying, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
Let B`al בָּעַל 1168
{1168} Prime
The same as H1167; Baal, a Phoenician deity.
plead 7378
{7378} Prime
A primitive root; properly to toss, that is, grapple; mostly figuratively to wrangle, that is, hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
against him, because x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
he hath thrown down 5422
{5422} Prime
A primitive root; to tear down.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
his altar. 4196
{4196} Prime
From H2076; an altar.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Judges 6:24-32.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 6:25-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 6:32

He called — Joash called Gideon so, Judges 8:29, in remembrance of this noble exploit, and to put a brand upon Baal. Jerub — baal — That is, Let Baal plead. It is a probable conjecture, that that Jerombalus, whom Sanchoniathon, (one of the most ancient of all the Heathen writers) speaks of as a priest of Jao, (a corruption of Jehovah) and to whom he was indebted for a great deal of knowledge, was this Jerub — baal.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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that is, Let Baal plead,
1 Samuel 12:11 And the LORD sent Jerubbaal, and Bedan, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and ye dwelled safe.
2 Samuel 11:21 Who smote Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? did not a woman cast a piece of a millstone upon him from the wall, that he died in Thebez? why went ye nigh the wall? then say thou, Thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.
, Jerubbesheth, that is, Let the shameful thing plead,
Jeremiah 11:13 For [according to] the number of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah; and [according to] the number of the streets of Jerusalem have ye set up altars to [that] shameful thing, [even] altars to burn incense unto Baal.
Hosea 9:10 I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: [but] they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto [that] shame; and [their] abominations were according as they loved.
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