19:1 In those days Israel had no king. There was a Levite 1 living temporarily in the remote region of the Ephraimite hill country. He acquired a concubine 2 from Bethlehem 3 in Judah.
1 tn Heb “a man, a Levite.”
2 sn See the note on the word “concubine” in 8:31.
3 map For location see Map5-B1; Map7-E2; Map8-E2; Map10-B4.