6:3 Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, 1 the Midianites, Amalekites, and the people from the east would attack them. 2
1 tn Heb “Whenever Israel sowed seed.”
2 tn Heb “Midian, Amalek, and the sons of the east would go up, they would go up against him.” The translation assumes that וְעָלוּ (vÿ’alu) is dittographic (note the following עָלָיו, ’alayv).
3 tn Heb “Midian, Amalek, and the sons of the east.”
4 tn The words “the Jordan River” are not in the Hebrew text, but are supplied in the translation for clarification.