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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
נָתַץ
nathats
{naw-thats'}
A primitive root; to tear down.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the tower 4026
{4026} Prime
מִגְדָּל
migdal
{mig-dawl'}
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
פְּנוּאֵל
P@nuw'el
{pen-oo-ale'}
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
הָרַג
harag
{haw-rag'}
A primitive root; to smite with deadly intent.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
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
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
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.
x376
(0376) Complement
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 the city. 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
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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