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    Title: The Midianites Are Routed

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    Gideon's army is divided into three companies that surround the enemy camp. Each of the men carries a trumpet and an easily breakable earthenware pitcher with a lighted torch in it. Gideon signals the men to blow their trumpets and break their pitchers. They then shout a battle cry. Startled, enemy troops begin killing each other and fleeing the area. Those who flee the valley are pursued by Israelites.
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