1 tn Heb “call into the ears of the people.”
2 tn Heb “afraid and shaking.”
3 tc Many interpreters reject the MT reading “and leave Mount Gilead” for geographical reasons. A possible alternative, involving rather radical emendation of the Hebrew text, would be, “So Gideon tested them” (i.e., thinned the ranks in this manner).
5 tn Or “turned around, back.”