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Judges 20:42

42 So they fled before the Israelites in the direction of the wilderness, but they could not escape the battle. And the Israelites who came out of the towns cut them down there.

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Judges 20:42 — English Standard Version (ESV)

42 Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel in the direction of the wilderness, but the battle overtook them. And those who came out of the cities were destroying them in their midst.

Judges 20:42 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

42 Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel unto the way of the wilderness; but the battle overtook them; and them which came out of the cities they destroyed in the midst of them.

Judges 20:42 — New Living Translation (NLT)

42 So they turned around and fled before the Israelites toward the wilderness. But they couldn’t escape the battle, and the people who came out of the nearby towns were also killed.

Judges 20:42 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

42 Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel in the direction of the wilderness; but the battle overtook them, and whoever came out of the cities they destroyed in their midst.

Judges 20:42 — New Century Version (NCV)

42 So the Benjaminites ran away from the Israelites toward the desert, but they could not escape the battle. And the Israelites who came out of the cities killed them.

Judges 20:42 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

42 Therefore they turned their backs before the men of Israel unto the way of the wilderness; but the battle followed hard after them; and they that came out of the cities destroyed them in the midst thereof.

Judges 20:42 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

42 And they turned before the men of Israel to the way of the wilderness; but the battle overtook them; and those who came out of the cities destroyed them in their midst.

Judges 20:42 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

42 They turned in front of Israel toward the road to the desert. But the battle caught up with the men of Benjamin. Israel slaughtered whoever came out of the cities on the road to the desert.

Judges 20:42 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

42 They retreated before the men of Israel toward the wilderness, but the battle overtook them, and those who came out of the cities slaughtered those between them.

Judges 20:42 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

42 Therefore they turned away from the Israelites in the direction of the wilderness; but the battle overtook them, and those who came out of the city were slaughtering them in between.

Judges 20:42 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

42 And they retreated from before the men of Israel to the way of the wilderness, but the battle caught up to them, and those who came from the cities destroyed them in the midst of them.

Judges 20:42 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

42 So they ran away from the men of Israel. They ran toward the desert. But they couldn’t escape the battle. Other men of Israel came out of the towns. There they struck the men of Benjamin down.

Judges 20:42 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

42 Therefore, they turned their backs before the men of Israel toward the direction of the wilderness, but the battle overtook them while those who came out of the cities destroyed them in the midst of them.