She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were descendants 1 of Keturah.
my father fought for you; he risked his life 1 and delivered you from Midian’s power. 2
The sons of Midian: Ephah, Epher, Hanoch, Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the sons of Keturah.
I see the tents of Cushan overwhelmed by trouble; 1 the tent curtains of the land of Midian are shaking. 2
They killed the kings of Midian in addition to those slain – Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba – five Midianite kings. 1 They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword. 2
When the Israelites cried out to the Lord for help because of Midian,
So Moses spoke to the people: “Arm 1 men from among you for the war, to attack the Midianites and to execute 2 the Lord’s vengeance on Midian.
The Midianites 1 overwhelmed Israel. 2 Because of Midian the Israelites made shelters 3 for themselves in the hills, as well as caves and strongholds.
For their oppressive yoke and the club that strikes their shoulders, the cudgel the oppressor uses on them, 1 you have shattered, as in the day of Midian’s defeat. 2
They fought against the Midianites, as the Lord commanded Moses, and they killed every male. 1
When Pharaoh heard 1 about this event, 2 he sought to kill Moses. So Moses fled 3 from Pharaoh and settled in the land of Midian, 4 and he settled 5 by a certain well. 6
The men of Israel said to Gideon, “Rule over us – you, your son, and your grandson. For you have delivered us from Midian’s power.” 1
Now a priest of Midian had seven daughters, and they came and began to draw 1 water 2 and fill 3 the troughs in order to water their father’s flock.
The Lord said to Moses in Midian, “Go back 1 to Egypt, because all the men who were seeking your life are dead.” 2
So the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the fee for divination in their hand. They came to Balaam and reported 1 to him the words of Balak.
The Israelites humiliated Midian; the Midianites’ fighting spirit was broken. 1 The land had rest for forty years during Gideon’s time. 2
The sons to whom Keturah, Abraham’s concubine, 1 gave birth: Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, Shuah. The sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.
Camel caravans will cover your roads, 1 young camels from Midian and Ephah. All the merchants of Sheba 2 will come, bringing gold and incense and singing praises to the Lord. 3
Israel was so severely weakened by Midian that the Israelites cried out to the Lord for help.