Judges 3:4

Overview - Judges 3
The nations which were left to prove Israel.
By communion with them they commit idolatry.
Othniel delivered them from Chushan-rishathaim;
12 Ehud from Eglon;
31 and Shamgar from the Philistines.
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Judges 3:4  (King James Version)
And they were to prove Israel by them, to know whether they would hearken unto the commandments of the LORD, which he commanded their fathers by the hand of Moses.

to prove
1 ; 2:22 Exodus 15:25 ; Deuteronomy 33:8 ; 1 Corinthians 11:19 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:9-12