All three units blew their trumpets and broke their jars. They held the torches in their left hand and the trumpets in their right. 1 Then they yelled, “A sword for the Lord and for Gideon!”
Others will then answer, 1 ‘Because they abandoned the Lord God of their ancestors, 2 who led them out of Egypt. They embraced other gods whom they worshiped and served. 3 That is why he brought all this disaster down on them.’”
Men were assigned to take the prisoners and find clothes among the plunder for those who were naked. 1 So they clothed them, supplied them with sandals, gave them food and drink, and provided them with oil to rub on their skin. 2 They put the ones who couldn’t walk on donkeys. 3 They brought them back to their brothers at Jericho, 4 the city of the date palm trees, and then returned to Samaria.