7:9 That night the Lord said to Gideon,31 “Get up! Attack32 the camp, for I am handing it over to you.33 7:10 But if you are afraid to attack, go down to the camp with Purah your servant 7:11 and listen to what they are saying. Then you will be brave34 and attack the camp.” So he went down with Purah his servant to where the sentries were guarding the camp.35 7:12 Now the Midianites, Amalekites, and the people from the east covered the valley like a swarm of locusts.36 Their camels could not be counted; they were as innumerable as the sand on the seashore. 7:13 When Gideon arrived, he heard a man telling another man about a dream he had.37 The man38 said, “Look! I had a dream. I saw39 a stale cake of barley bread rolling into the Midianite camp. It hit a tent so hard it knocked it over and turned it upside down. The tent just collapsed.”40 7:14 The other man said,41 “Without a doubt this symbolizes42 the sword of Gideon son of Joash, the Israelite. God is handing Midian and all the army over to him.”
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