The Bible in Its Traditions

Judges 6:33–35


33  Now all the Midianites and the Amalekites and the children of the east assembled themselves together; and they passed over, and pitched in the valley of Jezreel.

33  And he called it in that day Jerobaal, saying, Let Baal plead thereby, because his altar has been thrown down.


34  But the spirit of YHWH clothed Gideon; and he blew a horn; and Abiezer was gathered together after him.

34  And all Madiam, and Amalek, and the sons of the east gathered themselves together, and encamped in the valley of Jezrael.

34  And so, all of Midian, and Amalek, and the eastern peoples were gathered together. And crossing the Jordan, they encamped in the valley of Jezreel.

35  And he sent messengers throughout all Manasseh; and they also were gathered together after him; and he sent messengers unto Asher, and unto Zebulun, and unto Naphtali; and they came up to meet them.

35  And the Spirit of the Lord came upon Gedeon, and he blew with the horn, and Abiezer came to help after him.

35  But the Spirit of the Lord entered Gideon, who, sounding the trumpet, summoned the house of Abiezer so that he might follow him.