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Judges 18:14-26

NIV 14 Then the five men who had spied out the land of Laish said to their fellow Danites, “Do you know that one of these houses has an ephod, some household gods and an image overlaid with silver? Now you know what to do.” NIV 14 Then the five men who had spied out the land of Laish said to their fellow Danites, “Do you know that one of these houses has an ephod, some household gods and an image overlaid with silver? Now you know what to do.” NIV 15 So they turned in there and went to the house of the young Levite at Micah’s place and greeted him. NIV 15 So they turned in there and went to the house of the young Levite at Micah’s place and greeted him. NIV 16 The six hundred Danites, armed for battle, stood at the entrance of the gate. NIV 16 The six hundred Danites, armed for battle, stood at the entrance of the gate. NIV 17 The five men who had spied out the land went inside and took the idol, the ephod and the household gods while the priest and the six hundred armed men stood at the entrance of the gate. NIV 17 The five men who had spied out the land went inside and took the idol, the ephod and the household gods while the priest and the six hundred armed men stood at the entrance of the gate. NIV 18 When the five men went into Micah’s house and took the idol, the ephod and the household gods, the priest said to them, “What are you doing?” NIV 18 When the five men went into Micah’s house and took the idol, the ephod and the household gods, the priest said to them, “What are you doing?” NIV 19 They answered him, “Be quiet! Don’t say a word. Come with us, and be our father and priest. Isn’t it better that you serve a tribe and clan in Israel as priest rather than just one man’s household?” NIV 19 They answered him, “Be quiet! Don’t say a word. Come with us, and be our father and priest. Isn’t it better that you serve a tribe and clan in Israel as priest rather than just one man’s household?” NIV 20 The priest was very pleased. He took the ephod, the household gods and the idol and went along with the people. NIV 20 The priest was very pleased. He took the ephod, the household gods and the idol and went along with the people. NIV 21 Putting their little children, their livestock and their possessions in front of them, they turned away and left. NIV 21 Putting their little children, their livestock and their possessions in front of them, they turned away and left. NIV 22 When they had gone some distance from Micah’s house, the men who lived near Micah were called together and overtook the Danites. NIV 22 When they had gone some distance from Micah’s house, the men who lived near Micah were called together and overtook the Danites. NIV 23 As they shouted after them, the Danites turned and said to Micah, “What’s the matter with you that you called out your men to fight?” NIV 23 As they shouted after them, the Danites turned and said to Micah, “What’s the matter with you that you called out your men to fight?” NIV 24 He replied, “You took the gods I made, and my priest, and went away. What else do I have? How can you ask, ‘What’s the matter with you?’ ” NIV 24 He replied, “You took the gods I made, and my priest, and went away. What else do I have? How can you ask, ‘What’s the matter with you?’ ” NIV 25 The Danites answered, “Don’t argue with us, or some of the men may get angry and attack you, and you and your family will lose your lives.” NIV 25 The Danites answered, “Don’t argue with us, or some of the men may get angry and attack you, and you and your family will lose your lives.” NIV 26 So the Danites went their way, and Micah, seeing that they were too strong for him, turned around and went back home. NIV 26 So the Danites went their way, and Micah, seeing that they were too strong for him, turned around and went back home.