1 After the time of Abimelek, a man of Issachar named Tola son of Puah, the son of Dodo, rose to save Israel. He lived in Shamir, in the hill country of Ephraim.
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2 He leda Israel twenty-three years; then he died, and was buried in Shamir.
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    •  10:2 - Traditionally "judged" ; also in verse 3


      3 He was followed by Jair of Gilead, who led Israel twenty-two years.
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      4 He had thirty sons, who rode thirty donkeys. They controlled thirty towns in Gilead, which to this day are called Havvoth Jair.b
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        • ‚ 10:4 - Or "called the settlements of Jair"
          5 When Jair died, he was buried in Kamon.
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          6 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD. They served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, and the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites and the gods of the Philistines. And because the Israelites forsook the LORD and no longer served him,
          7 he became angry with them. He sold them into the hands of the Philistines and the Ammonites,
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          8 who that year shattered and crushed them. For eighteen years they oppressed all the Israelites on the east side of the Jordan in Gilead, the land of the Amorites.
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