Judges 6:1-6 NAS

Israel Oppressed by Midian

1 Then the sons of Israel 1did what was evil in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD gave them into the hands of 2Midian seven years.

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2 The power of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because * of Midian the sons of Israel made for themselves 3the dens which were in the mountains and the caves and the strongholds.

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3 For it was when Israel had sown, that the Midianites would come up with the Amalekites and the sons of the east and go against them.

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    • b 6:3 - Lit "go up"
      4 So they would camp against them and 4destroy the produce of the earth as far * as Gaza, and 5leave no sustenance in Israel as well as no sheep, ox, or donkey.

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        • c 6:4 - Lit "until your coming to"
          5 For they would come up with their livestock and their tents, they would come in 6like locusts for number, both they and their camels were innumerable *; and they came into the land to devastate it.

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          6 So Israel was brought 7very low because * of Midian, and the sons of Israel cried to the LORD.

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