And an angela of the LORD came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said , I made you to go up out of Egypt, and have brought you unto the land which I sware unto your fathers; and I said , I will neverbreak my covenant with you.
And ye shall make no league with the inhabitants of this land; ye shall throw down their altars: but ye have not obeyed my voice: why have ye done this?
Wherefore I also said , I will not drive them out from before you; but they shall be as thorns in your sides, and their gods shall be a snare unto you.
And it came to pass, when the angel of the LORDspake these words unto all the children of Israel, that the people lifted up their voice, and wept .
And they called the name of that placeBochim:b and they sacrificed there unto the LORD.6
And when Joshua had let the peoplego , the children of Israelwent every man unto his inheritance to possess the land.7
And the peopleserved the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders that outlivedcJoshua, who had seen all the greatworks of the LORD, that he did for Israel.8
And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the LORD,died , being an hundred and tenyearsold.9
And they buried him in the border of his inheritance in Timnathheres, in the mount of Ephraim, on the north side of the hillGaash.10
And also all that generation were gathered unto their fathers: and there aroseanothergenerationafter them, which knew not the LORD, nor yet the works which he had done for Israel.11
And the children of Israeldidevil in the sight of the LORD, and servedBaalim: