After him, Ibzan of Bethlehem judged Israel.
He had thirty sons and thirty daughters. He gave his daughters in marriage outside his clan and brought in thirty daughters-in-law from the outside for his sons.
He judged Israel seven years. Ibzan died and was buried in Bethlehem.
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