Judges 8:28-35 NIV

Gideon's Death

28 Thus Midian was subdued before the Israelites and did not raise its head1 again. During Gideon's lifetime, the land enjoyed peace2 forty years.

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29 Jerub-Baal3 son of Joash4 went back home to live.

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30 He had seventy sons5 of his own, for he had many wives.

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31 His concubine,6 who lived in Shechem, also bore him a son, whom he named Abimelech.7

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32 Gideon son of Joash died at a good old age8 and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.

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33 No sooner had Gideon died than the Israelites again prostituted themselves to the Baals.9 They set up Baal-Berith10 as their god11

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34 and did not remember12 the LORD their God, who had rescued them from the hands of all their enemies on every side.

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35 They also failed to show kindness to the family of Jerub-Baal13 (that is, Gideon) for all the good things he had done for them.14

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