20:3 The Benjaminites heard that the Israelites had gone up to Mizpah. Then the Israelites said, “Explain how this wicked thing happened!”
1 sn Dan was located in the far north of the country, while Beer Sheba was located in the far south. This encompassed all the territory of the land of Canaan occupied by the Israelites.
2 sn The land of Gilead was on the eastern side of the Jordan River.
3 tn Heb “went out.”
4 tn Heb “and the assembly was convened as one man.”