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Judges 10 NAS

Oppression of Philistines and Ammonites

1 Now after Abimelech died, Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, 1arose to save Israel; and he lived in Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim.

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2 He judged Israel twenty-three * years. Then he died and was buried in Shamir.
4 He had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys, and they had thirty cities in the land of Gilead 2that are called Havvoth-jair to this day.

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    • a 10:4 - Lit "which are in"
    • b 10:4 - I.e. the towns of Jair
      5 And Jair died and was buried in Kamon.
      6 Then the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, 3served the Baals and the Ashtaroth, the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, 4the gods of the sons of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines; thus 5they forsook the LORD and did not serve Him.

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      7 The anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and He 6sold them into the hands of the Philistines and into the hands of the sons of Ammon.

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      8 They afflicted and crushed the sons of Israel that year; for eighteen * years they afflicted all the sons of Israel who were beyond the Jordan in Gilead in the land of the Amorites.

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        • c 10:8 - Lit "shattered"
        • d 10:8 - Lit "in that"
        • e 10:8 - Lit "which is in"
          9 The sons of Ammon crossed the Jordan to fight also against Judah, Benjamin, and the house of Ephraim, so that Israel was greatly distressed.
          10 Then the 7sons of Israel cried out to the LORD, saying, "We have sinned against You, for indeed, we have forsaken our God and served the Baals."

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          11 The LORD said to the sons of Israel, "Did I not deliver you 8from the Egyptians, 9the Amorites, 10the sons of Ammon, and the Philistines?

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          12 "Also when the Sidonians, the Amalekites and the Maonites 11oppressed you, you cried out to Me, and I delivered you from their hands.

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          13 "Yet 12you have forsaken Me and served other gods; therefore I will no longer deliver you.

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          14 "13Go and cry out to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your distress."

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          15 The sons of Israel said to the LORD, "We have sinned, 14do to us whatever seems good to You; only please deliver us this day."

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          16 15So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the LORD; and 16He could bear the misery of Israel no longer.

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            • f 10:16 - Lit "His soul was short with the misery"
              17 Then the sons of Ammon were summoned and they camped in Gilead. And the sons of Israel gathered together and camped in 17Mizpah.

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              18 The people, the leaders of Gilead, said to one another, "Who is the man who will begin to fight against the sons of Ammon? He shall become head over all the inhabitants of Gilead."

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              • a 10:4 - Lit "which are in"
              • b 10:4 - I.e. the towns of Jair
              • c 10:8 - Lit "shattered"
              • d 10:8 - Lit "in that"
              • e 10:8 - Lit "which is in"
              • f 10:16 - Lit "His soul was short with the misery"