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children = sous.
evil. Hebrew. ra'a' . App-44 .
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 .
and = the.
grasshoppers = locusts.
a prophet. Hebrew "a man (' ish, App-14 .) a prophet"
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
from Egypt. Some codices, with Septuagint and Syriac, read "from the land of Egypt".
bondage. Hebrew bondmen. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct). App-6 .
an oak = the oak, as being well known.
Joash = Jehovah gave.
Gideon = cutter down.
by the winepress = in the winepress. Shows the straits of the people. Compare verses: Judges 6:2-6 . Threshing-floor exposed, winepress sunk in ground.
Angel of the LORD = angel of Jehovah: i.e. the Covenant God "with" His servant (Gideon). Compare Judges 6:20 = angel of Elohim, the Creator working a miracle for His creature.
mighty man. Hebrew. gibbor.
my Lord = Adonai . App-4 .
thy might. His might lay in the knowledge of Jehovah's strength (Judges 6:13 ) and his own weakness.
my LORD*. This is one of the 134 places where the primitive text "Jehovah" has been altered to "Adonai" See App-32 .
behold. Figure of speech Asterismos.
family = thousand (1 Samuel 10:19 ).
poor = the meanest.
I will be With thee. Compare Exodus 3:12 .Isaiah 7:14 .Matthew 1:23 .
Thou talkest. Supply Figure of speech Ellipsis ( App-6 ) thus: "Thou [art Jehovah Who] talkest".
present = Hebrew. minhah. App-43 .
kid = kid of the goats.
unleavened. For offering: quickly made.
ephah. See App-51 .
a basket = the tray. Hebrew. sal, always connected with royalty, or sacrifice.
a pot = the pot.
God = Elohim. See note on Judges 6:12 , above.
this = you.
rose up fire. This fire was the token of Jehovah's acceptance. See note on "respect", Genesis 4:4 .
fire = the fire.
O Lord GOD = O Adonai Jehovah. App-4 , (2).
for because = forasmuch as.
Jehovah-shalom. Jehovah [gives] peace. One of the Jehovah titles. See App-4 .
even , or "and".
the grove = the 'asherah. See Exodus 34:13 . App-42 .
rock = strong place.
ordered place , or due order.
offer. See App-43 .
as = according as.
Jerubbaal = Let Baal plead. 1 Samuel 12:11 . 2 Samuel 11:21 .
Spirit = Hebrew. ruach. See App-9 .
came upon = clothed (1 Chronicles 12:18 . 2 Chronicles 24:20 ). Hebrew. labash, to put on so as to fill.
gathered: gathered by proclamation.
God. See note on Judges 6:12 .
floor = threshing-floor.
God = ha- Elohim . The God. App-4 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Judges 6". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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