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Judges 12:5

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12:5 The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan River 1  opposite Ephraim. 2  Whenever an Ephraimite fugitive 3  said, “Let me cross over,” the men of Gilead asked 4  him, “Are you an Ephraimite?” If he said, “No,”

1 tn The word “River” is not in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation for clarification.

2 tn Or “against Ephraim,” that is, so as to prevent Ephraim from crossing.

3 tn The Hebrew text has a plural form here.

4 tn Heb “say to.”



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