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Judges 2:2 DBY

2 ye shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; ye shall throw down their altars: but ye have not hearkened unto my voice. Why have ye done this?

Study tools for Judges 2:2

  • a 2:3 - Others, including LXX, read 'they shall be to you for enemies.'
  • b 2:5 - Meaning, 'weepers.'
  • c 2:9 - Others read 'Timnath-serah,' as Josh. 19.50 and 24.30.
  • d 2:13 - 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.
  • e 2:18 - Or 'Jehovah had pity.'