The people served the LORD throughout the lifetime of Joshua and of the elders who outlived him and who had seen all the great things the LORD had done for Israel.18
Joshua son of Nun,2 the servant of the LORD, died at the age of a hundred and ten.
And they buried him in the land of his inheritance, at Timnath Heresa3 in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.
After that whole generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation grew up, who knew neither the LORD nor what he had done for Israel.411
Then the Israelites did evil5 in the eyes of the LORD 6 and served the Baals.712
They forsook the LORD, the God of their fathers, who had brought them out of Egypt. They followed and worshiped various gods8 of the peoples around them.9 They provoked10 the LORD to anger11