When we execute your justice Lord, let your mercy for your people always be in our hearts, let us always be aware of your presence.

May the presence of the Lord guide us in all our warfare.

And they said, O Lord, the God of Israel, why has this fate come on Israel, that today one tribe has been cut off from Israel?
Judges 21:3

Jdg 21:6 And the children of Israel were moved with pity for Benjamin their brother, saying, Today one tribe has been cut off from Israel.

In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did what seemed right to him.
Judges 21:25