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 31:9
 31:10
 31:11
31:9 The Israelites took captive all the women of Midian and their children. They took as booty all their animals, all their possessions, and all their wealth.
Vayishbu vney-Yisra'el et-neshey Midyan ve'et-tapam ve'et kol-behemtam ve'et-kol-miknehem ve'et-kol-cheylam bazazu.
31:10 [The Israelites] also set fire to all their residential cities and fortresses,
Ve'et kol-areyhem bemoshvotam ve'et kol-tirotam sarefu ba'esh.
31:11 taking all the booty and plunder, both man and beast.
Vayikchu et-kol hashalal ve'et kol-hamalkoach ba'adam uvabehemah.



Commentary:

possessions
  (Septuagint). Or, 'livestock' (Targum).

wealth
  (Targum; Ibn Ezra). Or, 'and spoiled their forces' (Septuagint).

fortresses
  Or, 'fortified cities' (Ralbag). Tirah in Hebrew; see Genesis 25:16. Ezekiel 25:4, 49:23, Psalms 69:26. Or, 'palaces' (Saadia; Rashi; Ibn Janach; Ibn Ezra); 'temples' (Targum; Sifri; Rashi); 'observatories' (Malbim), 'open villages' (Septuagint).





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