Gideon had just seen the “angel of the LORD…”
Judg. 6:25 And it came to pass the same night, that the LORD said unto him, Take thy father’s young bullock, even the second bullock of seven years old, and throw down the altar of Baal that thy father hath, and cut down the grove that is by it:
Judg. 6:26 And build an altar unto the LORD thy God upon the top of this rock, in the ordered place, and take the second bullock, and offer a burnt sacrifice with the wood of the grove which thou shalt cut down.
(Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary)
Judg. 6:25: “Take thy father’s … second bullock—The Midianites had probably reduced the family herd; or, as […]