So they commanded the Benjaminites, “Go hide in the vineyards,
Ithai 1 son of Ribai from Gibeah in Benjaminite territory, Benaiah the Pirathonite,
The Benjaminites attacked from Gibeah and struck down twenty-two thousand Israelites that day. 1
Eighteen thousand Benjaminites, all of them capable warriors, fell dead.
The entire assembly sent messengers to the Benjaminites at the cliff of Rimmon and assured them they would not be harmed. 1
The Benjaminites formed their ranks 1 behind Abner and were like a single army, standing at the top of a certain hill.
So the Israelites marched toward 1 the Benjaminites the next day.
From the descendants of Benjamin: Sallu son of Meshullam, son of Hodaviah, son of Hassenuah;
But then an old man passed by, returning at the end of the day from his work in the field. 1 The man was from the Ephraimite hill country; he was living temporarily in Gibeah. (The residents of the town were Benjaminites.) 2
Ten thousand men, well-trained soldiers from all Israel, then made a frontal assault against Gibeah – the battle was fierce. 1 But the Benjaminites did not realize that disaster was at their doorstep. 2
But when the signal, a pillar of smoke, began to rise up from the city, the Benjaminites turned around and saw the whole city going up in a cloud of smoke that rose high into the sky. 1
There was a Benjaminite man named Kish son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Becorath, the son of Aphiah of Benjamin. He was a prominent person.
Shimei son of Gera the Benjaminite from Bahurim came down quickly with the men of Judah to meet King David.
The ninth, assigned the ninth month, was Abiezer the Anathothite, a Benjaminite. His division consisted of 24,000 men.
Now there happened to be a Jewish man in Susa the citadel whose name was Mordecai. 1 He was the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjaminite,
On the ninth day Abidan son of Gideoni, leader of the Benjaminites, presented an offering.
The Benjaminites came from their cities and assembled at Gibeah 1 to make war against the Israelites.
Heled 1 son of Baanah the Netophathite, Ittai son of Ribai from Gibeah in Benjamin,
When the Israelites cried out for help to the Lord, he 1 raised up a deliverer for them. His name was Ehud son of Gera the Benjaminite, a left-handed man. 2 The Israelites sent him to King Eglon of Moab with their tribute payment. 3