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And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.
three companies. This small number of men, thus divided, would be able to encompass the whole camp of the Midianites. Concealing the lamps in the pitchers, they would pass unobserved to their appointed stations; then, in the dead of the night, when most of the enemy were fast asleep, all at once breaking their pitchers one against another, with as much noise as they could, and blowing the trumpets and shouting; they would occasion an exceedingly great alarm. The obedience of faith alone could have induced such an expedient, which no doubt God directed Gideon to employ. --Scott. a trumpet. Heb. trumpets in the hand of all of them. empty
2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
lamps. or fire-brands, or torches
Strong's ConcordanceAnd he divided the three hundred men [into] three companies, and he put a trumpet in every man's hand, with empty pitchers, and lamps within the pitchers.
Topical BibleBands Branch Companies Detachments Divided Divideth Empty Flaming Hands Horn Horns Hundred Inside Jars Lamps Man's Pitchers Placed Putteth Separating Torches Trumpet Trumpets Vessel Within
Judges Chapter 7 Verse 16
Alphabetical: all and companies divided Dividing empty hands he hundred in inside into jars men of pitchers placed put the them three torches trumpets with
OT History: Judges 7:16 He divided the three hundred men into (Jd Judg. Jdg)