0 Why did God tell Gideon to reduce the size of his army?

The LORD spake unto the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land. Jonah 2:10

Trivia: What did God make to kill the gourd that he made for Jonah?

Why did God tell Gideon to reduce the size of his army?


Because God wanted credit for defeating the Midianites.

The LORD said unto Gideon, The people that are with thee are too many for me to give the Midianites into their hands, lest Israel vaunt themselves against me, saying, Mine own hand hath saved me. Judges 7:2

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