Judges 3:7-11 NIV

Othniel

7 The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD; they forgot the LORD 1 their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs.2

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8 The anger of the LORD burned against Israel so that he sold3 them into the hands of Cushan-Rishathaim4 king of Aram Naharaim,a5 to whom the Israelites were subject for eight years.

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    • b 3:8 - That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
      9 But when they cried out6 to the LORD, he raised up for them a deliverer,7 Othniel8 son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, who saved them.

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      10 The Spirit of the LORD came upon him,9 so that he became Israel's judgeb and went to war. The LORD gave Cushan-Rishathaim10 king of Aram11 into the hands of Othniel, who overpowered him.

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      11 So the land had peace12 for forty years,13 until Othniel son of Kenaz14 died.

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