For the LORD saw that the affliction of Israel was very bitter, for there was none left, bond or free, and there was none to help Israel.
But the LORD had not said that he would blot out the name of Israel from under heaven, so he saved them by the hand of Jerobo'am the son of Jo'ash.
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