and how he made a vow to the Lord, and swore an oath to the powerful ruler of Jacob.
The Israelites had taken an oath in Mizpah, saying, “Not one of us will allow his daughter to marry a Benjaminite.”
He despises a reprobate,
The one whose deeds are blameless and whose motives are pure,
The Lord makes this promise on oath
The Lord made a reliable promise to David;
The Lord who rules over all
The Lord confirms this oath
When the Lord brings you
‘Because the Lord was not able to bring this people into the land that he swore to them, he killed them in the wilderness.’
Do whatever is proper
He delivered us from there so that he could give us the land he had promised our ancestors.
and that you may enjoy long life in the land the Lord promised to give to your ancestors
so that your days and those of your descendants may be extended in the land which the Lord promised to give to your ancestors, like the days of heaven itself.
If the Lord your God enlarges your borders as he promised your ancestors
The Lord will designate you as his holy people just as he promised you, if you keep his commandments
The Lord will greatly multiply your children,
So the Lord gave Israel all the land he had solemnly promised to their ancestors,
Whenever they went out to fight,