- "And the men of E'phraim said to him, ""What is this that you have done to us, not to call us when you went to fight with Mid'ian?"" And they upbraided him violently. "
- "And he said to them, ""What have I done now in comparison with you? Is not the gleaning of the grapes of E'phraim better than the vintage of Abi-e'zer? "
- "God has given into your hands the princes of Mid'ian, Oreb and Zeeb; what have I been able to do in comparison with you?"" Then their anger against him was abated, when he had said this."