Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Judges 8:28 in English Standard Version "So Midian was subdued before the people of Israel, and they raised their heads no more. And the land had rest forty years in the days of Gideon." Jud 3:11 So the land had rest forty years. Then Othniel the son of Kenaz died. Jud 5:31 “So may all your enemies perish, O Lord! But your friends be like the sun as he rises in his might.” And the land had rest for forty years.