His concubine,1 who lived in Shechem, also bore him a son, whom he named Abimelech.232
Gideon son of Joash died at a good old age3 and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
No sooner had Gideon died than the Israelites again prostituted themselves to the Baals.4 They set up Baal-Berith5 as their god634
and did not remember7 the LORD their God, who had rescued them from the hands of all their enemies on every side.
They also failed to show kindness to the family of Jerub-Baal8 (that is, Gideon) for all the good things he had done for them.9