Judges 2:1-5 NIV

The Angel of the LORD at Bokim

1 The angel of the LORD 1 went up from Gilgal2 to Bokim3 and said, "I brought you up out of Egypt4 and led you into the land that I swore to give to your forefathers.5 I said, 'I will never break my covenant with you,6

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2 and you shall not make a covenant with the people of this land,7 but you shall break down their altars.8' Yet you have disobeyed9 me. Why have you done this?

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3 Now therefore I tell you that I will not drive them out before you;10 they will be [thorns]11 in your sides and their gods will be a snare12 to you."

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4 When the angel of the LORD had spoken these things to all the Israelites, the people wept aloud,13

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5 and they called that place Bokim.a14 There they offered sacrifices to the LORD.

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    • 14 2:5 - ver 1
    • a 2:5 - "Bokim" means "weepers."