Judges 3:3-13 NIV

3 the five rulers of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites living in the Lebanon mountains from Mount Baal Hermon to Lebo Hamath.

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4 They were left to test the Israelites to see whether they would obey the LORD’s commands, which he had given their ancestors through Moses.

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5 The Israelites lived among the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites.

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6 They took their daughters in marriage and gave their own daughters to their sons, and served their gods.

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7 The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD; they forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs.

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8 The anger of the LORD burned against Israel so that he sold them into the hands of Cushan-Rishathaim king of Aram Naharaim,a to whom the Israelites were subject for eight years.

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    • i 3:8 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
      9 But when they cried out to the LORD, he raised up for them a deliverer, Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother, who saved them.

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      10 The Spirit of the LORD came on him, so that he became Israel’s judgeb and went to war. The LORD gave Cushan-Rishathaim king of Aram into the hands of Othniel, who overpowered him.

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      11 So the land had peace for forty years, until Othniel son of Kenaz died.

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      12 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and because they did this evil the LORD gave Eglon king of Moab power over Israel.

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      13 Getting the Ammonites and Amalekites to join him, Eglon came and attacked Israel, and they took possession of the City of Palms.c

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        • k 3:13 - That is, Jericho