And the anger of Jehovah was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies round about; and they could not any longer stand before their enemies.
Others read 'Timnath-serah,' as Josh. 19.50 and 24.30.
Baal and Ashtoreth in the plural are constantly used as generic terms for the male and female divinities of the Canaanitish peoples, and especially of the Phoenicians. Ashtoreth, or Astarte, would seem to have been the moon: compare Jer. 7.18 and 8.2, with 2Kings 23.13,14.