Judges 19:29
divided her: It is probable, that with the pieces he sent to each tribe a circumstantial account of the barbarity of the men of Gibeah; and that they considered each of the pieces as expressing an execration. That a similar custom prevailed in ancient times is evident from 1Sa 11:7. It had an inhuman appearance, thus to mangle the corpse of this unhappy woman; but it was intended to excite a keener resentment against so horrible a crime, which called for a punishment proportionally severe. Jdg 20:6, Jdg 20:7, Rom 10:2 with her bones: Deu 21:22, Deu 21:23 Reciprocal: Jdg 19:18 - I am now Pro 6:34 - General