Namely, fivelords of the Philistines, and all the Canaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hivites that dwelt in mountLebanon, from mountBaalhermon unto the entering in of Hamath.4
And they were to proveIsrael by them, to know whether they would hearken unto the commandments of the LORD, which he commanded their fathers by the hand of Moses.5
And the children of Israeldweltamong the Canaanites,Hittites, and Amorites, and Perizzites, and Hivites, and Jebusites:6
And they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their daughters to their sons, and served their gods.7
And the children of Israeldidevil in the sight of the LORD, and forgat the LORD their God, and servedBaalim and the groves.8
Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaimking of Mesopotamia:a and the children of IsraelservedChushanrishathaimeightyears.9
And when the children of Israelcried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a delivererb to the children of Israel, who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz,Caleb'syoungerbrother.10
And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he judgedIsrael, and went out to war: and the LORDdeliveredChushanrishathaimking of Mesopotamia into his hand; and his handprevailed against Chushanrishathaim.11
And the land had restfortyyears. And Othniel the son of Kenazdied .
And the children of Israeldidevilagain in the sight of the LORD: and the LORDstrengthenedEglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had doneevil in the sight of the LORD.13
And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, and went and smoteIsrael, and possessed the city of palm trees .