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Judges 8:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he brake down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He tore down the tower of Penuel and killed the men of the city.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he broke down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— the tower of Penuel also, brake he down,—and slew the men of the city.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the tower of Penuel he hath broken down, and slayeth the men of the city.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he demolished the tower of Phanuel, and slew the men of the city.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he beat downe the towre of Penuel, and slew the men of the citie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he overthrew the tower of Penuel{gr.Phanuel}, and slew the men of the city.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he beat down 5422
{5422} Prime
A primitive root; to tear down.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the tower 4026
{4026} Prime
From H1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy a rostrum; figuratively a (pyramidal) bed of flowers.
of Pnl פְּנוּאֵל, 6439
{6439} Prime
From H6437 and H0410; face of God; Penuel or Peniel, a place East of Jordan; also (as Penuel) the name of two Israelites.
and slew 2026
{2026} Prime
A primitive root; to smite with deadly intent.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
(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).
the men y582
[0582] Standard
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
(0376) Complement
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 the city. 5892
{5892} Prime
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Judges 8:4-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Judges 8:17

Slew the men of the city — Not all of them; probably those only who had affronted him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Judges 8:9 And he spake also unto the men of Penuel, saying, When I come again in peace, I will break down this tower.
1 Kings 12:25 Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
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