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wilderness and briers, and with them he taught the men of Succoth.
JDG 8:17 And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the
JDG 8:18 Then said he unto Zebah and Zalmunna, What manner of men were
they whom ye slew at Tabor? And they answered, As thou art, so were
they; each one resembled the children of a king.
JDG 8:19 And he said, They were my brethren, even the sons of my
mother: as the LORD liveth, if ye had saved them alive, I would not slay
JDG 8:20 And he said unto Jether his firstborn, Up, and slay them. But
the youth drew not his sword: for he feared, because he was yet a youth.
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