Judges 6
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6
1And the people of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] did evil in the sight of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate): and the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) delivered them into the hand of Midyan [Strife] seven years.
2And the hand of Midyan [Strife] prevailed against Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God]: [and] because of the Midyanim [Strife] the people of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] made them the dens which [are] in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
3And [so] it was, when Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] had sown, that the Midyanim [Strife] came up, and the ‘Amalekim [Dwellers in a Valley], and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
4And they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till youi come unto ‘Azah [The Strong], and left no sustenance for Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God], neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass.
5For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; [for] both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.
6And Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] was greatly impoverished because of the Midyanim [Strife]; and the people of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] cried unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate).
7And it came to pass, when the people of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] cried unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) because of the Midyanim [Strife],
8That the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) sent a prophet unto the people of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God], which said unto them, Thus says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered] of Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God], I brought you up from Mitzrayim [Egypt - The Narrow Place], and brought you forth out of the house of bondage;
9And I delivered you out of the hand of the Mitzri, and out of the hand of all that oppressed you, and drove them out from before you, and gave you their land;
10And I said unto you, I [am] the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) your God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered]; fear not the gods of the Emori [Highlanders], in whose land you2f dwell: but you2f have not obeyed my voice.
11And there came an angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), and sat under an oak which [was] in ‘Ofrah [Fawn], that [pertained] unto Yo’ash [Given by the Lord] the Avi’ezri [My Father is Help]: and his son Gid’on [Hewer] threshed wheat by the winepress, to hide [it] from the Midyanim [Strife].
12And the angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) appeared unto him, and said unto him, The Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) [is] with youi, youi mighty man of valour.
13And Gid’on [Hewer] said unto him, Oh my Lord-Adon [Lord of the Earth], if the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where [be] all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) bring us up from Mitzrayim [Egypt - The Narrow Place]? but now the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) has forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midyanim [Strife].
14And the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) looked upon him, and said, Go in this youi might, and youi shall save Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] from the hand of the Midyanim [Strife]: have not I sent youi?
15And he said unto him, Oh my Lord-Adonai [Greatest Above All Things], by what means shall I save Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God]? behold, my family [is] poor in M’nasheh [Causing to Forget], and I [am] the least in my father’s house.
16And the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) said unto him, Surely I will be with youi, and youi shall strike the Midyanim [Strife] as one man.
17And he said unto him, If now I have found grace in youi sight, then show me a sign that youi talk with me.
18Depart not hence, I pray youi, until I come unto youi, and bring forth my present, and set [it] before youi. And he said, I will wait until youi come again.
19And Gid’on [Hewer] went in, and made ready a kid, and unleavened cakes of an eifah of flour: the flesh he put in a basket, and he put the broth in a pot, and brought [it] out unto him under the oak, and presented [it].
20And the angel of God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered] said unto him, Take the flesh and the unleavened cakes, and lay [them] upon this rock, and pour out the broth. And he did so.
21Then the angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) put forth the end of the staff that [was] in his hand, and touched the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and there rose up fire out of the rock, and consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes. Then the angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) departed out of his sight.
22And when Gid’on [Hewer] perceived that he [was] an angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), Gid’on [Hewer] said, Alas, O Lord-Adonai [Greatest Above All Things] GOD-Yehōvih (THE FATHER)! for because I have seen an angel of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) face to face.
23And the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) said unto him, Peace [be] unto youi; fear not: youi shall not die.
24Then Gid’on [Hewer] built an altar there unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), and called it Yehovah-Shalom [Messiah Pre-Incarnate {our} Peace]: unto this day it [is] yet in ‘Ofrah [Fawn] of the Avi’ezri [My Father is Help].
25And it came to pass the same night, that the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) said unto him, Take youi father’s young bullock, even the second bullock of seven years old, and throw down the altar of Ba’al [lord (a false god)] that youi father has, and cut down the grove that [is] by it:
26And build an altar unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) youi God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered] upon the top of this rock, in the ordered place, and take the second bullock, and offer a burnt sacrifice with the wood of the grove which youi shall cut down.
27Then Gid’on [Hewer] took ten men of his servants, and did as the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) had said unto him: and [so] it was, because he feared his father’s household, and the men of the city, that he could not do [it] by day, that he did [it] by night.
28And when the men of the city arose early in the morning, behold, the altar of Ba’al [lord (a false god)] was cast down, and the grove was cut down that [was] by it, and the second bullock was offered upon the altar [that was] built.
29And they said one to another, Who has done this thing? And when they enquired and asked, they said, Gid’on [Hewer] the son of Yo’ash [Given by the Lord] has done this thing.
30Then the men of the city said unto Yo’ash [Given by the Lord], Bring out youi son, that he may die: because he has cast down the altar of Ba’al [lord (a false god)], and because he has cut down the grove that [was] by it.
31And Yo’ash [Given by the Lord] said unto all that stood against him, Will you2f plead for Ba’al [lord (a false god)]? will you2f save him? he that will plead for him, let him be put to death whilst [it is yet] morning: if he [be] a god, let him plead for himself, because [one] has cast down his altar.
32Therefore on that day he called him Yeruba’al [let Ba’al defend], saying, Let Ba’al [lord (a false god)] plead against him, because he has thrown down his altar.
33Then all the Midyanim [Strife] and the ‘Amalekim [Valley Dwellers] and the children of the east were gathered together, and went over, and pitched in the valley of Yizre’el [God Sows].
34But the Spirit of the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) came upon Gid’on [Hewer], and he blew a trumpet; and Avi-ezer [My Father is Help] was gathered after him.
35And he sent messengers throughout all M’nasheh [Causing to Forget]; who also was gathered after him: and he sent messengers unto Asher [Happy], and unto Z’vulun [Glorious Dwelling Place], and unto Naftali [My Wrestling]; and they came up to meet them.
36And Gid’on [Hewer] said unto God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered], If youi will save Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] by my hand, as youi have said,
37Behold, I will put a fleece of wool in the floor; [and] if the dew be on the fleece only, and [it be] dry upon all the earth [beside], then shall I know that youi will save Yisra’el [He Holds Onto The Heel Of God] by my hand, as youi have said.
38And it was so: for he rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew out of the fleece, a bowl full of water.
39And Gid’on [Hewer] said unto God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered], Let not youi anger be hot against me, and I will speak but this once: let me prove, I pray youi, but this once with the fleece; let it now be dry only upon the fleece, and upon all the ground let there be dew.
40And God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered] did so that night: for it was dry upon the fleece only, and there was dew on all the ground.

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