The Philistines and Ammonites Afflict the Israelites

1 After Abimelech, Tola son of Puah son of Dod, a man of Issachar, rose up to deliver Israel; and he [was] living at Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim.

References for Judges 10:1

      2 And he judged Israel twenty-three years. And he died and was buried in Shamir.
      3 After him Jair the Gileadite rose up, and he judged Israel twenty-two years.
      4 And he had thirty sons who would ride on thirty donkeys, and they had thirty towns that [are] in the land of Gilead that they called Havvoth Jair until this day.
      5 And Jair died and was buried in Kamon.
      6 And again, the {Israelites} did evil in the eyes of Yahweh. They served the Baals, the Ashtaroth, the gods of Aram, Sidon, Moab, and the gods of the {Ammonites} and Philistines; they abandoned Yahweh and did not serve him.

      References for Judges 10:6

        • a 10:6 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
        • b 10:6 - Literally "sons/children of Ammon"
          7 And {the anger of Yahweh burned} against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of [the] Philistines and the {Ammonites}.

          References for Judges 10:7

            • c 10:7 - Literally "the nose of Yahweh became hot"
            • d 10:7 - Literally "sons/children of Ammon"
              8 They crushed and oppressed the {Israelites} in that year; for eighteen years they [crushed] all the {Israelites} who [were] beyond the Jordan, in the land of the Amorites, which [is] in Gilead.

              References for Judges 10:8

                • e 10:8 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                • f 10:8 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                • g 10:8 - Hebrew "Amorite"
                  9 The {Ammonites} crossed the Jordan to fight also against Judah, Benjamin, and the house of Ephraim; and Israel was very distressed.

                  References for Judges 10:9

                    • h 10:9 - Literally "sons/children of Ammon"
                      10 Then the {Israelites} cried out to Yahweh, saying, "We have sinned against you; we have abandoned our God and served the Baals."

                      References for Judges 10:10

                        • i 10:10 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                          11 And Yahweh said to the {Israelites}, "[Did I] not [deliver you] from [the] Egyptians, the Amorites, from the {Ammonites}, and from the Philistines?

                          References for Judges 10:11

                            • j 10:11 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                            • k 10:11 - Hebrew "from Egypt"
                            • l 10:11 - Hebrew "Amorite"
                            • m 10:11 - Literally "sons/children of Ammon"
                            • n 10:11 - Hebrew "Philistine"
                              12 And when [the] Sidonians, [the] Amalekites, and [the] Maonites oppressed you, you cried out to me, and I delivered you from their hand.

                              References for Judges 10:12

                                • o 10:12 - Hebrew "Amalekite"
                                • p 10:12 - Hebrew "Maonite"
                                  13 Yet you have abandoned me and served other gods. Therefore I will no longer deliver you.
                                  14 Go and cry out to the gods whom you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your trouble."
                                  15 And the {Israelites} said to Yahweh, "We have sinned; {do to us accordingly as you see fit}; only please deliver us this day."

                                  References for Judges 10:15

                                    • q 10:15 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                    • r 10:15 - Literally "do to us according to the good in your eyes"
                                      16 So they removed the foreign gods from their midst and served Yahweh; and {he could no longer bear} the misery of Israel.

                                      References for Judges 10:16

                                        • s 10:16 - Literally "his soul was short with"
                                          17 And the {Ammonites} were summoned, and they camped in Gilead. And the {Israelites} gathered and camped at Mizpah.

                                          References for Judges 10:17

                                            • t 10:17 - Literally "sons/children of Ammon"
                                            • u 10:17 - Or "were called to arms"
                                            • v 10:17 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
                                              18 The people, the ones commanding Gilead, {said to each other}, "Who [is] the man that will begin to fight against the {Ammonites}? He will be as head over all the inhabitants of Gilead."

                                              References for Judges 10:18

                                                • w 10:18 - Literally "said each to his neighbor"
                                                • x 10:18 - Literally "sons/children of Ammon"