Judges 8: Pursuing Zebah and Zalmunna

Next we find the 2 Midianite Kings in Karkor with their greatly diminished armies.  Gideon wages a surprise attack and conquers them.  He is incredibly dogged in their pursuit and finally at 8:18 we learn why. “Describe for me the men you killed at Tabor.” Gideon demands.    “They were like you. Each one looked like … Continue reading Judges 8: Pursuing Zebah and Zalmunna

Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest

  This set are bibles that are idiosyncratic i.e. they have odd licensing agreements or tend to have unusual translations.  Whatever their reason, they are not very popular but are worth considering. The World English Bible is actually an update to the 1901  American Standard version.  It also has footnotes to explain some of its … Continue reading Confusion among Bibles: the Best of the Rest