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Judges 6:1-6

NIV 1 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and for seven years he gave them into the hands of the Midianites. NIV 1 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and for seven years he gave them into the hands of the Midianites. NIV 2 Because the power of Midian was so oppressive, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in mountain clefts, caves and strongholds. NIV 2 Because the power of Midian was so oppressive, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in mountain clefts, caves and strongholds. NIV 3 Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country. NIV 3 Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country. NIV 4 They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living thing for Israel, neither sheep nor cattle nor donkeys. NIV 4 They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living thing for Israel, neither sheep nor cattle nor donkeys. NIV 5 They came up with their livestock and their tents like swarms of locusts. It was impossible to count the men and their camels; they invaded the land to ravage it. NIV 5 They came up with their livestock and their tents like swarms of locusts. It was impossible to count the men and their camels; they invaded the land to ravage it. NIV 6 Midian so impoverished the Israelites that they cried out to the LORD for help. NIV 6 Midian so impoverished the Israelites that they cried out to the LORD for help.