اَلْقُضَاة 12

وَٱجْتَمَعَ رِجَالُ أَفْرَايِمَ وَعَبَرُوا إِلَى جِهَةِ ٱلشِّمَالِ، وَقَالُوا لِيَفْتَاحَ: «لِمَاذَا عَبَرْتَ لِمُحَارَبَةِ بَنِي عَمُّونَ وَلَمْ تَدْعُنَا لِلذَّهَابِ مَعَكَ؟ نُحْرِقُ بَيْتَكَ عَلَيْكَ بِنَارٍ». ١ 1
A call went out to the men of Ephraim; they passed through Zaphon and said to Jephthah, “Why did you pass through to fight against the people of Ammon and did not call us to go with you? We will burn your house down over you.”
فَقَالَ لَهُمْ يَفْتَاحُ: «صَاحِبَ خِصَامٍ شَدِيدٍ كُنْتُ أَنَا وَشَعْبِي مَعَ بَنِي عَمُّونَ، وَنَادَيْتُكُمْ فَلَمْ تُخَلِّصُونِي مِنْ يَدِهِمْ. ٢ 2
Jephthah said to them, “I and my people were in a great conflict with the people of Ammon. When I called you, you did not rescue me from them.
وَلَمَّا رَأَيْتُ أَنَّكُمْ لَا تُخَلِّصُونَ، وَضَعْتُ نَفْسِي فِي يَدِي وَعَبَرْتُ إِلَى بَنِي عَمُّونَ، فَدَفَعَهُمُ ٱلرَّبُّ لِيَدِي. فَلِمَاذَا صَعِدْتُمْ عَلَيَّ ٱلْيَوْمَ هَذَا لِمُحَارَبَتِي؟». ٣ 3
When I saw that you did not rescue me, When I saw that you did not rescue me, I put my life in my own hand and passed through against the people of Ammon, and Yahweh gave me victory. Why have you come to fight against me today?”
وَجَمَعَ يَفْتَاحُ كُلَّ رِجَالِ جِلْعَادَ وَحَارَبَ أَفْرَايِمَ، فَضَرَبَ رِجَالُ جِلْعَادَ أَفْرَايِمَ لِأَنَّهُمْ قَالُوا: «أَنْتُمْ مُنْفَلِتُو أَفْرَايِمَ. جِلْعَادُ بَيْنَ أَفْرَايِمَ وَمَنَسَّى». ٤ 4
Jephthah gathered together all the men of Gilead and he fought against Ephraim. The men of Gilead attacked the men of Ephraim because they said, “You Gileadites are fugitives in Ephraim—in Ephraim and Manasseh.”
فَأَخَذَ ٱلْجِلْعَادِيُّونَ مَخَاوِضَ ٱلْأُرْدُنِّ لِأَفْرَايِمَ. وَكَانَ إِذْ قَالَ مُنْفَلِتُو أَفْرَايِمَ: «دَعُونِي أَعْبُرْ». كَانَ رِجَالُ جِلْعَادَ يَقُولُونَ لَهُ: «أَأَنْتَ أَفْرَايِمِيٌّ؟» فَإِنْ قَالَ: «لَا» ٥ 5
The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan leading to Ephraim. When any of the survivors of Ephraim said, “Let me go over the river,” the men of Gilead would say to him, “Are you an Ephraimite?” If he said, “No,”
كَانُوا يَقُولُونَ لَهُ: «قُلْ إِذًا: شِبُّولَتْ» فَيَقُولُ: «سِبُّولَتْ» وَلَمْ يَتَحَفَّظْ لِلَّفْظِ بِحَقٍّ. فَكَانُوا يَأْخُذُونَهُ وَيَذْبَحُونَهُ عَلَى مَخَاوِضِ ٱلْأُرْدُنِّ. فَسَقَطَ فِي ذَلِكَ ٱلْوَقْتِ مِنْ أَفْرَايِمَ ٱثْنَانِ وَأَرْبَعُونَ أَلْفًا. ٦ 6
then they would say to him, “Say: Shibboleth,” and if he said “Sibboleth” (for he could not pronounce the word correctly), the Gileadites would seize him and kill him at the fords of the Jordan. Forty-two thousand Ephraimites were killed at that time.
وَقَضَى يَفْتَاحُ لِإِسْرَائِيلَ سِتَّ سِنِينٍ. وَمَاتَ يَفْتَاحُ ٱلْجِلْعَادِيُّ وَدُفِنَ فِي إِحْدَى مُدُنِ جِلْعَادَ. ٧ 7
Jephthah served as a judge over Israel for six years. Then Jephthah the Gileadite died and was buried in one of the cities of Gilead.
وَقَضَى بَعْدَهُ لِإِسْرَائِيلَ إِبْصَانُ مِنْ بَيْتِ لَحْمٍ. ٨ 8
After him, Ibzan of Bethlehem served as a judge over Israel.
وَكَانَ لَهُ ثَلَاثُونَ ٱبْنًا وَثَلَاثُونَ ٱبْنَةً أَرْسَلَهُنَّ إِلَى ٱلْخَارِجِ، وَأَتَى مِنَ ٱلْخَارِجِ بِثَلَاثِينَ ٱبْنَةً لِبَنِيهِ. وَقَضَى لِإِسْرَائِيلَ سَبْعَ سِنِينَ. ٩ 9
He had thirty sons. He gave away thirty daughters in marriage, and he brought in thirty daughters of other men for his sons, from the outside. He judged Israel for seven years.
وَمَاتَ إِبْصَانُ وَدُفِنَ فِي بَيْتِ لَحْمٍ. ١٠ 10
Ibzan died and was buried at Bethlehem.
وَقَضَى بَعْدَهُ لِإِسْرَائِيلَ إِيلُونُ ٱلزَّبُولُونِيُّ. قَضَى لِإِسْرَائِيلَ عَشَرَ سِنِينَ. ١١ 11
After him Elon the Zebulunite served as judge over Israel. He judged Israel for ten years.
وَمَاتَ إِيلُونُ ٱلزَّبُولُونِيُّ وَدُفِنَ فِي أَيَّلُونَ، فِي أَرْضِ زَبُولُونَ. ١٢ 12
Elon the Zebulunite died and was buried in Aijalon in the land of Zebulun.
وَقَضَى بَعْدَهُ لِإِسْرَائِيلَ عَبْدُونُ بْنُ هِلِّيلَ ٱلْفِرْعَتُونِيُّ. ١٣ 13
After him, Abdon son of Hillel the Pirathonite served as a judge over Israel.
وَكَانَ لَهُ أَرْبَعُونَ ٱبْنًا وَثَلَاثُونَ حَفِيدًا يَرْكَبُونَ عَلَى سَبْعِينَ جَحْشًا. قَضَى لِإِسْرَائِيلَ ثَمَانِيَ سِنِينَ. ١٤ 14
He had forty sons and thirty grandsons. They rode on seventy donkeys, and he judged Israel for eight years.
وَمَاتَ عَبْدُونُ بْنُ هِلِّيلَ ٱلْفِرْعَتُونِيُّ وَدُفِنَ فِي فِرْعَتُونَ، فِي أَرْضِ أَفْرَايِمَ، فِي جَبَلِ ٱلْعَمَالِقَةِ. ١٥ 15
Abdon son of Hillel the Pirathonite died and was buried in Pirathon in the land of Ephraim in the hill country of the Amalekites.