JUDGES 8: 3
God has given into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb and Zeeb; and what was I able to do in comparison with you? Then their anger toward him was abated, when he had said that.
“Gideon’s good words were as victorious as his sword” [Bishop Hall, quoted in Ellicott’s Commentary].
“He might have said that he could place but little dependence upon his brethren when, through faintheartedness 22,000 left him at one time [Judg. 7:3], but he passed this by and took a more excellent way” [Clarke’s Commentary].
“The improving of victory is often more honorable, and of greater consequence, than the winning of it……Humility of deportment is the……surest method of ending strife” [Matthew Henry’s Commentary].
– The Amplified Bible: page 298
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