NLTNew Living Translation
3Therefore, tell the people, ‘Whoever is timid or afraid may leave this mountain#7:3 Hebrew may leave Mount Gilead. The identity of Mount Gilead is uncertain in this context. It is perhaps used here as another name for Mount Gilboa. and go home.’” So 22,000 of them went home, leaving only 10,000 who were willing to fight.
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