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Judges 21:23

23 So that is what the Benjamites did. While the young women were dancing,y each man caught one and carried her off to be his wife. Then they returned to their inheritancez and rebuilt the towns and settled in them.a

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Judges 21:23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 And the people of Benjamin did so and took their wives, according to their number, from the dancers whom they carried off. Then they went and returned to their inheritance and rebuilt the towns and lived in them.

Judges 21:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And the children of Benjamin did so, and took them wives, according to their number, of them that danced, whom they caught: and they went and returned unto their inheritance, and repaired the cities, and dwelt in them.

Judges 21:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 So the men of Benjamin did as they were told. Each man caught one of the women as she danced in the celebration and carried her off to be his wife. They returned to their own land, and they rebuilt their towns and lived in them.

Judges 21:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 And the children of Benjamin did so; they took enough wives for their number from those who danced, whom they caught. Then they went and returned to their inheritance, and they rebuilt the cities and dwelt in them.

Judges 21:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 So that is what the Benjaminites did. While the young women were dancing, each man caught one of them, took her away, and married her. Then they went back to the land God had given them and rebuilt their cities and lived there.

Judges 21:23 — American Standard Version (ASV)

23 And the children of Benjamin did so, and took them wives, according to their number, of them that danced, whom they carried off: and they went and returned unto their inheritance, and built the cities, and dwelt in them.

Judges 21:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And the children of Benjamin did so, and took wives, according to their number, of them that danced, whom they caught; and they went and returned to their inheritance, and built the cities, and dwelt in them.

Judges 21:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 The men of Benjamin did just that. They captured the number of wives they needed from the women who were dancing and went home. So they rebuilt their cities and lived in them. 

Judges 21:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 The Benjaminites did this and took the number of women they needed from the dancers they caught. They went back to their own inheritance, rebuilt their cities, and lived in them.

Judges 21:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 The Benjaminites did so; they took wives for each of them from the dancers whom they abducted. Then they went and returned to their territory, and rebuilt the towns, and lived in them.

Judges 21:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 The descendants of Benjamin did likewise, and they took wives for each of them from the dancers whom they seized, and they went and returned to their territory, and they rebuilt the cities and they lived in them.

Judges 21:23 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

23 So that’s what the men of Benjamin did. While the young women were dancing, each man caught one. He carried her away to be his wife. Then the men returned to their own share of land. They built the towns again. They settled down in them.

Judges 21:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 The sons of Benjamin did so, and took wives according to their number from those who danced, whom they carried away. And they went and returned to their inheritance and rebuilt the cities and lived in them.


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