20:2 The leaders 1 of all the people from all the tribes of Israel took their places in the assembly of God’s people, which numbered 2 four hundred thousand sword-wielding foot soldiers.
21:5 The Israelites asked, “Who from all the Israelite tribes has not assembled before the Lord?” They had made a solemn oath that whoever did not assemble before the Lord at Mizpah must certainly be executed. 3
21:8 So they asked, “Who from all the Israelite tribes did not assemble before the Lord at Mizpah?” Now it just so happened no one from Jabesh Gilead had come to the gathering. 4
2 tn The words “which numbered” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
3 tn Heb “A great oath there was concerning the one who did not go up before the Lord at Mizpah, saying, ‘He must surely be put to death.’”
4 tn Heb “Look, no one had come to the camp from Jabesh Gilead to the assembly.”