Judges 8:10-2110Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor with their army, about 15,000 men, all who were left of all the army of athe people of the East, for there had fallen 120,000 men bwho drew the sword. 11And Gideon went up by the way of the tent dwellers east of cNobah and Jogbehah and attacked the army, for the army felt dsecure. 12And Zebah and Zalmunna fled, and he pursued them eand captured the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and he threw all the army into a panic.
13Then Gideon the son of Joash returned from the battle by the ascent of Heres. 14And he captured a young man of Succoth and questioned him. And he wrote down for him the officials and elders of Succoth, seventy-seven men. 15And he came to the men of Succoth and said, “Behold Zebah and Zalmunna, about whom you taunted me, saying, f‘Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna already in your hand, that we should give bread to your men who are exhausted?’” 16And he took the elders of the city, and he took thorns of the wilderness and briers and with them taught the men of Succoth a lesson. 17 gAnd he broke down the tower of Penuel and killed the men of the city.
18Then he said to Zebah and Zalmunna, “Where are the men whom you killed at hTabor?” They answered, “As you are, so were they. Every one of them resembled the son of a king.” 19And he said, “They were my brothers, the sons of my mother. iAs the Lord lives, if you had saved them alive, I would not kill you.” 20So he said to Jether his firstborn, “Rise and kill them!” But the young man did not draw his sword, for he was afraid, because he was still a young man. 21Then Zebah and Zalmunna said, “Rise yourself and fall upon us, for as the man is, so is his strength.” And Gideon arose and jkilled Zebah and Zalmunna, and he took kthe crescent ornaments that were on the necks of their camels.
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