- "Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior, but he was the son of a harlot. Gilead was the father of Jephthah. "
- "And Gilead's wife also bore him sons; and when his wife's sons grew up, they thrust Jephthah out, and said to him, ""You shall not inherit in our father's house; for you are the son of another woman."" "
- "Then Jephthah fled from his brothers, and dwelt in the land of Tob; and worthless fellows collected round Jephthah, and went raiding with him."