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Judges 20:18

18 The people of Israel arose and went up to oBethel and inquired of God, p“Who shall go up first for us to fight against the people of Benjamin?” And the Lord said, p“Judah shall go up first.”

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Judges 20:18 — The New International Version (NIV)

18 The Israelites went up to Bethel and inquired of God. They said, “Who of us is to go up first to fight against the Benjamites?”

The Lord replied, “Judah shall go first.”

Judges 20:18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

18 And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the Lord said, Judah shall go up first.

Judges 20:18 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 Before the battle the Israelites went to Bethel and asked God, “Which tribe should go first to attack the people of Benjamin?”

The Lord answered, “Judah is to go first.”

Judges 20:18 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

18 Then the children of Israel arose and went up to the house of God to inquire of God. They said, “Which of us shall go up first to battle against the children of Benjamin?”

The Lord said, “Judah first!”

Judges 20:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 The Israelites went up to the city of Bethel and asked God, “Which tribe shall be first to attack the Benjaminites?”

The Lord answered, “Judah shall go first.”

Judges 20:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 And the children of Israel arose, and went up to Beth-el, and asked counsel of God; and they said, Who shall go up for us first to battle against the children of Benjamin? And Jehovah said, Judah shall go up first.

Judges 20:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 And the children of Israel arose and went up to Bethel, and inquired of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And Jehovah said, Judah first.

Judges 20:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 The men of Israel went to Bethel. They asked God, “Who will go first to fight Benjamin?”

The Lord answered, “Judah will go first.”

Judges 20:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 They set out, went to Bethel, and inquired of God. The Israelites asked, “Who is to go first to fight for us against the Benjaminites?”

And the Lord answered, “Judah will be first.”

Judges 20:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 The Israelites proceeded to go up to Bethel, where they inquired of God, “Which of us shall go up first to battle against the Benjaminites?” And the Lord answered, “Judah shall go up first.”

Judges 20:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 Then the Israelites got up and went up to Bethel, and they inquired of God, saying, “Who will go up first for the battle against the descendants of Benjamin?” And Yahweh said, “Judah will go first.”

Judges 20:18 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

18 The people of Israel went up to Bethel. There they spoke to God. They asked him, “Who will go up first and fight for us against the people of Benjamin?”

The Lord answered, “The tribe of Judah will go first.”

Judges 20:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

18 Now the sons of Israel arose, went up to Bethel, and inquired of God and said, “Who shall go up first for us to battle against the sons of Benjamin?” Then the Lord said, “Judah shall go up first.”