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1 And Jerobaal rose early, the same is Gedeon, and all the people with him, and encamped at the fountain of Arad; and the camp of Madiam was to the north of him, [reaching] from Gabaathamorai, in the valley. 2 And the Lord said to Gedeon, The people with thee [are] many, so that I may not deliver Madiam into their hand, lest at any time Israel boast against me, saying, My hand has saved me. 3 And now speak in the ears of the people, saying, Who [is] afraid and fearful? let him turn and depart from mount Galaad: and there returned of the people twenty-two thousand, and ten thousand were left. 4 And the Lord said to Gedeon, The people is yet numerous; bring them down to the water, and I will purge them there for thee: and it shall come to pass that of whomsoever I shall say to thee, This one shall go with thee, [even] he shall go with thee; and of whomsoever I shall say to thee, This one shall not go with thee, [even] he shall not go with thee. 5 And he brought the people down to the water; and the Lord said to Gedeon, Whosoever shall lap of the water with his tongue as if a dog should lap, thou shalt set him apart, and [also] whosoever shall bow down upon his knees to drink. 6 And the number of those that lapped with their hand to their mouth was three hundred men; and all the rest of the people bowed upon their knees to drink water. 7 And the Lord said to Gedeon, I will save you by the three hundred men that lapped, and I will give Madiam into thy hand; and all the [rest of the] people shall go every one to his place. 8 And they took the provision of the people in their hand, and their horns; and he sent away every man of Israel each to his tent, and he strengthened the three hundred; and the army of Madiam were beneath him in the valley. 9 And it came to pass in that night that the Lord said to him, Arise, go down into the camp, for I have delivered it into thy hand. 10 And if thou art afraid to go down, go down thou and thy servant Phara into the camp. 11 And thou shalt hear what they shall say, and afterwards thy hands shall be strong, and thou shalt go down into the camp: and he went down and Phara his servant to the extremity of the [companies of] fifty, which were in the camp. 12 And Madiam and Amalec and all the children of the east [were] scattered in the valley, as the locust for multitude; and there was no number to their camels, but they were as the sand on the seashore for multitude. 13 And Gedeon came, and behold a man [was] relating to his neighbour a dream, and he said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream, and behold, a cake of barley bread rolling into the camp of Madiam, and it came as far as a tent, and smote it, and it fell, and it turned it up, and the tent fell. 14 And his neighbour answered and said, This is none other than the sword of Gedeon, son of Joas, a man of Israel: God has delivered Madiam and all the host into his hand. 15 And it came to pass when Gedeon heard the account of the dream and the interpretation of it, that he worshipped the Lord, and returned to the camp of Israel, and said, Rise, for the Lord has delivered the camp of Madiam into our hand. 16 And he divided the three hundred men into three companies, and put horns in the hands of all, and empty pitchers, and torches in the pitchers: 17 and he said to them, Ye shall look at me, and so shall ye do; and behold, I will go into the beginning of the host, and it shall come to pass [that] as I do, so shall ye do. 18 And I will sound with the horn, and all ye with me shall sound with the horn round about the whole camp, and ye shall say, For the Lord and Gedeon. 19 And Gedeon and the hundred men that were with him came to the extremity of the army in the beginning of the middle watch; and they completely roused the guards, and sounded with the horns, and they broke the pitchers that were in their hands, 20 and the three companies sounded with the horns, and broke the pitchers, and held the torches in their left hands, and in their right hands their horns to sound with; and they cried out, A sword for the Lord and for Gedeon. 21 And [every] man stood in his place round about the host; and all the host ran, and sounded [an alarm], and fled. 22 And they sounded with the three hundred horns; and the Lord set [every] man’s sword in all the host against his neighbour. 23 And the host fled as far as Bethseed Tagaragatha Abel-meula to Tabath; and the men of Israel from Nephthali, and from Aser, and from all Manasse, came to help, and followed after Madiam. 24 And Gedeon sent messengers into all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down to meet Madiam, and take to yourselves the water as far as Baethera and Jordan: and every man of Ephraim cried out, and they took the water before hand unto Baethera and Jordan. 25 And they took the princes of Madiam, even Oreb and Zeb; and they slew Oreb in Sur Oreb, and they slew Zeb in Jakephzeph; and they pursued Madiam, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeb to Gedeon from beyond Jordan. ΚΑΙ ὤρθρισεν ῾Ιεροβάαλ (αὐτός ἐστι Γεδεὼν) καὶ πᾶς ὁ λαὸς μετ᾿ αὐτοῦ καὶ παρενέβαλον ἐπὶ πηγὴν ᾿Αράδ, καὶ παρεμβολὴ Μαδιὰμ ἦν αὐτῷ ἀπὸ βορρᾶ ἀπὸ Γαβαὰθ ᾿Αμωρὰ ἐν κοιλάδι. 2 καὶ εἶπε Κύριος πρὸς Γεδεών· πολὺς ὁ λαὸς ὁ μετὰ σοῦ, ὥστε μὴ παραδοῦναί με τὴν Μαδιὰμ ἐν χειρὶ αὐτῶν, μή ποτε καυχήσηται ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐπ᾿ ἐμὲ λέγων· ἡ χείρ μου ἔσωσέ με· 3 καὶ νῦν λάλησον δὴ ἐν ὠσὶ τοῦ λαοῦ λέγων· τίς ὁ φοβούμενος καὶ δειλός; ἐπιστρεφέτω καὶ ἐκχωρείτω ἀπὸ ὄρους Γαλαάδ. καὶ ἐπέστρεψεν ἀπὸ τοῦ λαοῦ εἴκοσι καὶ δύο χιλιάδες, καὶ δέκα χιλιάδες ὑπελείφθησαν. 4 καὶ εἶπε Κύριος πρὸς Γεδεών· ἔτι ὁ λαὸς πολύς ἐστι· κατένεγκον αὐτοὺς πρὸς τὸ ὕδωρ, καὶ ἐκκαθαρῶ σοι αὐτὸν ἐκεῖ· καὶ ἔσται ὃν ἐὰν εἴπω πρὸς σέ, οὗτος πορεύσεται σὺν σοί, αὐτὸς πορεύσεται σὺν σοί· καὶ πᾶς, ὃν ἐὰν εἴπω πρός σε· οὗτος οὐ πορεύσεται μετὰ σοῦ, αὐτὸς οὐ πορεύσεται μετὰ σοῦ. 5 καὶ κατήνεγκε τὸν λαὸν πρὸς τὸ ὕδωρ· καὶ εἶπε Κύριος πρὸς Γεδεών· πᾶς, ὃς ἂν λάψῃ τῇ γλώσσῃ αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὕδατος ὡς ἐὰν λάψῃ ὁ κύων, στήσεις αὐτὸν κατὰ μόνας, καὶ πᾶς, ὃς ἐὰν κλίνῃ ἐπὶ τὰ γόνατα αὐτοῦ πιεῖν. 6 καὶ ἐγένετο ὁ ἀριθμὸς τῶν λαψάντων ἐν χειρὶ αὐτῶν πρὸς τὸ στόμα αὐτῶν τριακόσιοι ἄνδρες, καὶ πᾶν τὸ κατάλοιπον τοῦ λαοῦ ἔκλιναν ἐπὶ τὰ γόνατα αὐτῶν πιεῖν ὕδωρ. 7 καὶ εἶπε Κύριος πρὸς Γεδεών· ἐν τοῖς τριακοσίοις ἀνδράσι τοῖς λάψασι σώσω ὑμᾶς καὶ δώσω τὴν Μαδιὰμ ἐν χειρί σου, καὶ πᾶς ὁ λαὸς πορεύσονται ἀνὴρ εἰς τόν τόπον αὐτοῦ. 8 καὶ ἔλαβον τὸν ἐπισιτισμὸν τοῦ λαοῦ ἐν χειρὶ αὐτῶν καὶ τὰς κερατίνας αὐτῶν, καὶ τὸν πάντα ἄνδρα ᾿Ισραὴλ ἐξαπέστειλεν ἄνδρα εἰς σκηνὴν αὐτοῦ καὶ τοὺς τριακοσίους ἄνδρας κατίσχυσε. καὶ ἡ παρεμβολὴ Μαδιὰμ ἦσαν αὐτοῦ ὑποκάτω ἐν τῇ κοιλάδι. 9 καὶ ἐγενήθη ἐν τῇ νυκτὶ ἐκείνῃ καὶ εἶπε πρὸς αὐτὸν Κύριος· ἀναστὰς κατάβηθι ἐν τῇ παρεμβολῇ, ὅτι παρέδωκα αὐτὴν ἐν τῇ χειρί σου· 10 καὶ εἰ φοβῇ σὺ καταβῆναι, κατάβηθι σὺ καὶ Φαρὰ τὸ παιδάριόν σου εἰς τὴν παρεμβολὴν 11 καὶ ἀκούσῃ, τί λαλήσουσι· καὶ μετὰ τοῦτο ἰσχύσουσιν αἱ χεῖρές σου, καταβήσῃ ἐν τῇ παρεμβολῇ. καὶ κατέβη αὐτὸς καὶ Φαρὰ τὸ παιδάριον αὐτοῦ πρὸς ἀρχὴν τῶν πεντήκοντα, οἳ ἦσαν ἐν τῇ παρεμβολῇ. 12 καὶ Μαδιὰμ καὶ ᾿Αμαλὴκ καὶ πάντες οἱ υἱοὶ ἀνατολῶν βεβλημένοι ἐν τῇ κοιλάδι ὡσεὶ ἀκρὶς εἰς πλῆθος, καὶ ταῖς καμήλοις αὐτῶν οὐκ ἦν ἀριθμός, ἀλλ᾿ ἦσαν ὡς ἡ ἄμμος ἡ ἐπὶ χείλους τῆς θαλάσσης εἰς πλῆθος. 13 καὶ ἦλθε Γεδεών, καὶ ἰδοὺ ἀνὴρ ἐξηγούμενος τῷ πλησίον αὐτοῦ ἐνύπνιον καὶ εἶπεν· ἰδοὺ ἐνυπνιασάμην ἐνύπνιον, καὶ ἰδοὺ μαγὶς ἄρτου κριθίνου στρεφομένη ἐν τῇ παρεμβολῇ Μαδιὰμ καὶ ἦλθεν ἕως τῆς σκηνῆς καὶ ἐπάταξεν αὐτήν, καὶ ἔπεσε, καὶ ἀνέστρεψεν αὐτὴν ἄνω, καὶ ἔπεσεν ἡ σκηνή. 14 καὶ ἀπεκρίθη ὁ πλησίον αὐτοῦ καὶ εἶπεν· οὐκ ἔστιν αὕτη εἰ μὴ ῥομφαία Γεδεὼν υἱοῦ ᾿Ιωὰς ἀνδρὸς ᾿Ισραήλ· παρέδωκεν ὁ Θεὸς ἐν χειρὶ αὐτοῦ τὴν Μαδιὰμ καὶ πᾶσαν τὴν παρεμβολήν. 15 καὶ ἐγένετο ὡς ἤκουσε Γεδεὼν τὴν ἐξήγησιν τοῦ ἐνυπνίου καὶ τὴν σύγκρισιν αὐτοῦ, καὶ προσεκύνησε Κυρίῳ καὶ ὑπέστρεψεν εἰς τὴν παρεμβολὴν ᾿Ισραὴλ καὶ εἶπεν· ἀνάστητε, ὅτι παρέδωκε Κύριος ἐν χειρὶ ἡμῶν τὴν παρεμβολὴν Μαδιάμ. 16 καὶ διεῖλε τοὺς τριακοσίους ἄνδρας εἰς τρεῖς ἀρχὰς καὶ ἔδωκε κερατίνας ἐν χειρὶ πάντων καὶ ὑδρίας κενὰς καὶ λαμπάδας ἐν ταῖς ὑδρίαις 17 καὶ εἶπε πρὸς αὐτούς· ἀπ᾿ ἐμοῦ ὄψεσθε καὶ οὕτω ποιήσετε· καὶ ἰδοὺ ἐγὼ εἰσπορεύομαι ἐν ἀρχῇ τῆς παρεμβολῆς, καὶ ἔσται καθὼς ἂν ποιήσω, οὕτω ποιήσετε· 18 καὶ σαλπιῶ ἐν τῇ κερατίνῃ ἐγώ, καὶ πάντες μετ᾿ ἐμοῦ σαλπιεῖτε ἐν ταῖς κερατίναις κύκλῳ ὅλης τῆς παρεμβολῆς καὶ ἐρεῖτε· τῷ Κυρίῳ καὶ τῷ Γεδεών. 19 καὶ εἰσῆλθε Γεδεὼν καὶ οἱ ἑκατὸν ἄνδρες οἱ μετ᾿ αὐτοῦ ἐν ἀρχῇ τῆς παρεμβολῆς ἐν ἀρχῇ τῆς φυλακῆς μέσης καὶ ἐγείροντες ἤγειραν τοὺς φυλάσσοντας καὶ ἐσάλπισαν ἐν ταῖς κερατίναις καὶ ἐξετίναξαν τὰς ὑδρίας τὰς ἐν ταῖς χερσὶν αὐτῶν. 20 καὶ ἐσάλπισαν αἱ τρεῖς ἀρχαὶ ἐν ταῖς κερατίναις καὶ συνέτριψαν τὰς ὑδρίας καὶ ἐκράτησαν ἐν χερσὶν ἀριστεραῖς αὐτῶν τὰς λαμπάδας καὶ ἐν χερσὶ δεξιαῖς αὐτῶν τὰς κερατίνας τοῦ σαλπίζειν καὶ ἀνέκραξαν· ρομφαία τῷ Κυρίῳ καὶ τῷ Γεδεών. 21 καὶ ἔστησεν ἀνὴρ ἐφ᾿ ἑαυτῷ κύκλῳ τῆς παρεμβολῆς, καὶ ἔδραμε πᾶσα ἡ παρεμβολὴ καὶ ἐσήμαναν καὶ ἔφυγον. 22 καὶ ἐσάλπισαν ἐν ταῖς τριακοσίαις κερατίναις, καὶ ἔθηκε Κύριος τὴν ρομφαίαν ἀνδρὸς ἐν τῷ πλησίον αὐτοῦ ἐν πάσῃ τῇ παρεμβολῇ, 23 καὶ ἔφυγεν ἡ παρεμβολὴ ἕως Βηθσεεδτὰ Γαραγαθὰ ἕως χείλους ᾿Αβωμεουλὰ ἐπὶ Ταβάθ. καὶ ἐβόησαν ἀνὴρ ᾿Ισραὴλ ἀπὸ Νεφθαλὶ καὶ ἀπὸ ᾿Ασὴρ καὶ ἀπὸ παντὸς Μανασσῆ καὶ ἐδίωξαν ὀπίσω Μαδιάμ. 24 καὶ ἀγγέλους ἐπέστειλε Γεδεὼν ἐν παντὶ ὄρει ᾿Εφραὶμ λέγων· κατάβητε εἰς συνάντησιν Μαδιὰμ καὶ καταλάβετε ἑαυτοῖς τὸ ὕδωρ ἕως Βαιθηρὰ καὶ τὸν ᾿Ιορδάνην· καὶ ἐβόησε πᾶς ἀνὴρ ᾿Εφραὶμ καὶ προκατελάβοντο τὸ ὕδωρ ἕως Βαιθηρὰ καὶ τὸν ᾿Ιορδάνην. 25 καὶ συνελάβοντο τοὺς ἄρχοντας Μαδιὰμ καὶ τὸν ᾿Ωρὴβ καὶ τὸν Ζὴβ καὶ ἀπέκτειναν τὸν ᾿Ωρὴβ ἐν Σοὺρ καὶ τὸν Ζὴβ ἀπέκτειναν ἐν ῾Ιακεφζήφ καὶ κατεδίωξαν Μαδιὰμ· καὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν ᾿Ωρὴβ καὶ Ζὴβ ἤνεγκαν πρὸς Γεδεὼν ἀπὸ πέραν τοῦ ᾿Ιορδάνου.

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Note that the so called 'sixth' chapter of Baruch in the Septuagint is published separately as Letter of Jeremiah. Check also this note about the Order of Septuagint Psalms and the Masoretic.

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