8:13 Gideon son of Joash returned from the battle by the pass 1 of Heres.
8:19 He said, “They were my brothers, the sons of my mother. I swear, 2 as surely as the Lord is alive, if you had let them live, I would not kill you.”
8:32 Gideon son of Joash died at a very 3 old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash located in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
1 tn Or “ascent.”
2 tn The words “I swear” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
3 tn Heb “good.”