The Angel of the LORD at Bokim

1 The angel of the LORD went up from Gilgal to Bokim and said, “I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land I swore to give to your ancestors. I said, ‘I will never break my covenant with you,
2 and you shall not make a covenant with the people of this land, but you shall break down their altars.’ Yet you have disobeyed me. Why have you done this?
3 And I have also said, ‘I will not drive them out before you; they will become traps for you, and their gods will become snares to you.’ ”
4 When the angel of the LORD had spoken these things to all the Israelites, the people wept aloud,
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5 and they called that place Bokim.a There they offered sacrifices to the LORD.
References for Judges 2:5
    • 14 2:5 - ver 1
    • f 2:5 - "Bokim" means "weepers."

      Disobedience and Defeat

      6 After Joshua had dismissed the Israelites, they went to take possession of the land, each to their own inheritance.
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