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both thou, and thy son, and thy son's son also: for thou hast delivered
us from the hand of Midian.
JDG 8:23 And Gideon said unto them, I will not rule over you, neither
shall my son rule over you: the LORD shall rule over you.
JDG 8:24 And Gideon said unto them, I would desire a request of you,
that ye would give me every man the earrings of his prey. (For they had
golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites.)
JDG 8:25 And they answered, We will willingly give them. And they
spread a garment, and did cast therein every man the earrings of his
JDG 8:26 And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a
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