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in Jos. 16.10.

1 Ki.9.16.

n Jos.19.15.

1 Ch.28.9.

An angel rebukes

the Israelites. 23 And the house of Joseph sent to descry B. C. 1425. down their altars: but " ye have not obey• Beth-el: (Now the name of the city be

ed my voice: why have ye done this? fore was Luz.)

3 Wherefore I also said, I will not drive 24 And the spies saw a man come forth o Jos.7.2. them out from before you; but they shall out of the city; and they said unto him, a Jos.23.13

. be as thorns à in your sides, and their Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into e c.3.0. gods e shall be a snare f unto you.

- Ex.23.33. the city, and we will shew thee mercy.

4 And it came to pass, when the Angel 25 And when he shewed them the en-g Jos.2.12.

of the LORD spake these words unto all the trance into the city, they smote the city

children of Israel, that the people lifted up with the edge of the sword; but they let

their voice, and wept. go the man and all his family.

5 And they called the name of that place 26 And the man went into the land of 1 j.e. werpers Bochim, and they sacrificed there unto the 4 Hittites, and built a city, and called a 2 Ki.7.6. the Lord. the name thereof Luz: which is the i Jos.24.28, 6 And when : Joshua had let the people thereof unto this day.

go, the children of Israel went every mais 27 Neither did Manasseh i drive out the j Jos.17.11-13. unto his inheritance to possess the land. inhabitants of Beth-shean and her towns,

7 And the people served the Lord all the nor Taanach and her towns, nor the inhabi

days of Joshua, and all the days of the el

2 prolonged tants of Dor and her towns, nor the inhabi- days after. ders that ? outlived Joshua, who had seen tants of Ibleam and her towns, nor the in

all the great works of the LORD, that he habitants of Megiddo and her towns: but

did for Israel. the Canaanites would k dwell in that land. k Ro.7.21. 8 And Joshua the son of Nun, the ser28 And it came to pass, when Israel was

vant of the Lord, died, being an hundred strong, that they put the Canaanites to

and ten years old. tribute, and did not utterly drive them out.

9 And they buried him in the border of 29 Neither did Ephraim drive out the 1 Jos.19.59. his inheritance in Timnath-heres, ? in the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer; m but the

mount of Ephraim, on the north side of the Canaanites dwelt in Gezer among them.

hill Gaash. 30 Neither did Zebulun drive out the in

10 And also all that generation were habitants of Kitron, nor the inhabitants of

gathered unto their fathers: and there Nahalol;n but the Canaanites dwelt among • Ex.5.2. arose another generation after them, which them, and became tributaries.

knew o not the Lord, nor yet the works

Ps.92.5,6. 31 Neither did Asher P drive out the in

which he had done for Israel. habitants of Accho, nor the inhabitants of

1.1 And the children of Israel did evil in Zidon, nor of Ahlab, nor of Achzib, nor

the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim: of Helbah, nor of Aphik, nor of Rehob:

pJos, 19.24-30.

12 And they forsook 9 the Lord God of 32 But the Asherites dwelt among the 9 De.31.16. their fathers, which brought them out of Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land;

the land of Egypt, and followed other for they did not drive them out.

gods, of the gods of the people that were 33 Neither did Naphtali .drive out the 3 Jos:19.32 round about them, and bowed themselves inhabitants of Beth-shemesh, nor the in- De.5.9. unto them, and provoked the LORD to habitants of Beth-anath; but he dwelt

anger. among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of

13 And they forsook the Lord, and the land: nevertheless the inhabitants of

served Baal and Ashtaroth. Beth-shemesh and of Beth-anath became 10.1.

14 And the anger

u of the LORD was hot tributaries " unto them.

Ps.106.40-42. against Israel, and he delivered w them 34 And the Amorites forced the children] Ps.18.44. into the hands of spoilers that spoiled of Dan into the mountain: for they would - 2.K).17.20. them, and he sold - them into the hands not suffer them to come down to the

of their enemies round about, so that they valley:

could not any longer stand before their 35 But the Amorites would dwell in

eneries. mount Heres in Aijalon, y and in Shaalbim: Jos.10.12. 15 Whithersoever : they went out, the yet the hand of the house of Joseph S pre- : Le.26.17. hand of the Lord was against them for vailed, so that they became tributaries.

evil, as the LORD had said, and as the 36 And the coast of the Amorites was or, Maaleh- Lord had sworn unto them: and they were

Akrabbim. from * the going up to Akrabbim, from the

greatly distressed. rock, and upward.

16 Nevertheless the Lord raised up CHAP. II.

judges, a which 5 delivered them out of ångel of the LORD came up

the hand of those that spoiled them.

17 And yet they would not hearken unto made you to go up out of Egypt, and have her: their judges, but they went a whoring brought you unto the land which I sware d Ex.34.15,16

. " after other gods, and bowed themselves unto your fathers; and I said, 'I will never

unto them: they turned quickly out of the break my covenant with you.

way which their fathers walked in, obeying 2 And / ye shall make no league with the

the commandments of the Lord; but they inhabitants of this land; ye s shall throw 207

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Idolatry of the Israelites.


Eglon slain by Ehud. 13 And when the Lord raised them up B. C. 1425. 9 And when the children of Israel a cried judges, then the Lord was with the

unto the LORD, the Lord raised up a dejudge, and delivered them out of the hand

liverer 1 to the children of Israel, who

Ps.107.13,19. of their enemies all the days of the judge: Jos.1.5. delivered them, even Othniel o the son of for it repented d the Lord because of their

Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother. groanings, by reason of them that oppress- & Ge.6.6. 10 And the Spirit of the Lord 2 ed them and vexed them.

upon him, and he judged Israel, and went 19 And it came to pass, when the judge e c.0.34; out to war: and the Lord delivered was dead, that they returned and corrupted 2 was. Chushan-rishathaim king of 3 Mesopota4 themselves more than their fathers, in * c.4.1.5 mia into his hand; and his hand prevailed following other gods to serve them, and to 3 Aram. against Chushan-rishathaim. bow down unto them: 5 they ceased not

il And the land had rest forty years: and from their own doings, nor from their slet nothing Othniel the son of Kenaz died.

full of stubborn way.

12 And the children of Israel did evil 20 And the anger of the Lord was hot

again in the sight of the Lord: and the against Israel; and he said, Because that . Jos.23.16.

LORD strengthened Eglon the king of this people hath transgressed my covenant

Moab against Israel, because they had which I commanded their fathers, and have

done evil in the sight of the Lord. not hearkened unto my voice,

13 And he gathered unto him the chil21 I also will not henceforth drive out

dren of Ammon and Amalek, and went any from before them of the nations which c.1.16. and smote Israel, and possessed the h city Joshua left when he died;

of palm-trees. 22 That through them I

; De.28.48.

14 So the children of Israel served i Egrael, whether they will keep the way of

lon the king of Moab eighteen years. the Lord, to walk therein, as their fathers

15 But when the children of Israel cried did keep it, or not.

unto the Lord, the Lord raised them up 23 Therefore the Lord 6-left those na- 6 suffered. a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Bentions, without driving them out hastily; of Jemini. jamite, ? a man left-handed: 8 and by him neither delivered he them into the hand of 8 shut of his the children of Israel sent a present unto Joshua.

right hand.

Eglon the king of Moab.

16 But Ehud made him a dagger, which Tow these are the nations which the

had two edges, of a cubit length; and he Lord left, to prove Israel by them;

did gird it under his raiment upon his right (even as many of Israel as had not known

thigh. all the wars of Canaan;

17 And he brought the present unto Eg2 Only that the generations of the chil

lon king of Moab: and Eglon was a very dren of Israel might know to teach them k Ps.73.7,19. fat k war, at the least such as before knew

18 And when he had made an end to nothing thereof;)

offer the present, he sent away the people 3 Namely, five ? lords of the Philistines, Jos.13.3. that bare the present. and all the Canaanites, and the Sidonians,

19 But himself turned again from the and the Hivites that dwelt in mount Le-images.

quarries 9 that m

were by Gilgal, and said, banon, from mount Baal-hermon unto the n Jos.4.20. I have a secret errand unto thee, O king: entering in of Hamath.

who said, Keep silence. And all that 4 And they were to prove Israel by them,

stood by him went out from him. to know whether they would hearken unto

20 And Ehud came unto him; and he the commandments of the Lord, which he 10 a parlour was sitting in a summer parlour, which

of cooling. commanded their fathers by the hand of

he had for himself, alone: and Ehud said, Moses.

I have a message from God unto thee. 5 And the children of Israel dwelt

And he arose out of his seat. among the Canaanites, Hittites, and

21 And Ehud put forth his left hand, and Ainorites, and Perizzites, and Hivites,

took the dagger from his right thigh, and and Jebusites:

thrust it into his belly. 6 And they took n their daughters to be n De.7.3,4. 22 And the haft also went in after the their wives, and gave their daughters to

blade; and the fat closed upon the blade, their sons, and served their gods.

so that he could not draw the dagger 7 And the children of Israel did evil in 11 out of his belly; and 11 the dirt came the sight of the LORD, and forgat the LORD fundament.

out. their God, and served Baalim and the

23 Then Ehud went forth through the groves.

porch, and shut the doors of the parlour 8. Therefore the anger of the Lord was . Hab.3.7. upon him, and locked them. hot against Israel, and he sold them into 12 Bram-ma 24 When he was gone out, his servants the hand of • Chushan-rishathaim king 13 or, dveth his came; and when they saw that, behold, of 12 Mesopotamia: and the children of

the doors of the parlour were locked, they Israel served Chushan-rishathaim eight

said, Surely he 13 covereth his feet in his years.

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Defeal and death of Sisera. 25 And they tarried till they were asham- B. C. 1394. (thou takest shall not be for thine honour; ed; and, behold, he opened not the doors of

for the Lord shall sell Sisera into the hand the parlour: therefore they took a key, and a ver.18-20.

of a woman.

And Deborah arose, and opened them: and, behold, their lord was

went with Barak to Kedesh. fallen down dead on the earth.

10 And Barak called Zebulun and Naph26 And Ehud escaped while they tarried,

tali to Kedesh; and he went up with ten and passed beyond the quarries, and es- c ver.19. thousand men at his feet: and Deborah caped unto Seirath.

went up with him. 27 And it came to pass, when he was a c.1.16. 11 Now Heber the Kenite, d which was come, that he blew ė a trumpet in the

of the children of Hobab, the father-inmountains of Ephraim, and the children Nu.10.29. law of Moses, had severed himself from

Jos.17.15. of Israel went down with him from the

the Kenites, and pitched his tent unto the mount, and he before them.

1 Zaanannim. plain of Zaanaim, * which is by Kedesh. 28 And he said unto them, Follow after


12 And they shewed Sisera that Barak me; for the Lord hath delivered i your en-i c.7.9,15 the son of Abinoam was gone up to wount emies the Moabites into

hand. And

Tabor. they went down after him, and took the 'gathered by 13 And Sisera 'gathered together ali nis fords of Jordan toward Moab, and suffered

chariots, eren nine hundred chariots of not a man to pass over.

iron, and all the people that were with him, 29 And they slew of Moab at that time

from Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the about ten thousand men, all ? lusty, and · fut. riyer of Kishon. all men of valour; and there escaped not

14 And Deborah said unto Barak, Up;

for this is the day in which the Lord hath 30 So Moab was subdued that day under i De 2:3, delivered Sisera into thine hand: j is not the hand of Israel. And the land had rest Ps.68.7,8. the LORD gone out before thee? So Barak

went down from mount Tabor, and ten 31 And after him was Shamgar k the son k c.5.6. thousand men after him. of Anath, which slew of the Philistines ? Ps.83.9,10. 15 And the LORD ? discomfited Sisera, six hundred men with m an ox-goad: and

and all his chariots, and all his host, with he also delivered Israel."

the edge of the sword, before Barak; o so CHAP. IV.

that Sisera lighted down off his chariot, ND the children of Israel again P did

called Israel. and fled away on his feet.

c.4.1,3, &c. evil in the sight of the LORD, when

16 But Barak pursued after the chariots, Ehud was dead.

concern only and after the host, unto Harosheth of the

the country 2 And the LORD sold 9 them into the

Gentiles: and all the host of Sisera fell hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reign- He.11.32. upon the edge of the sword; and s there ed in Hazor;" the captain of whose host 4.2.19,

was not 3

a man left.

91 $a. 12.9. was Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth * of

17 Howbeit, Sisera fled away on his feet the Gentiles.

concern only to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the 3 And the children of Israel cried unto : Jos.11.1,10. Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the LORD; for he had nine hundred chari-3 unto one. the king of Hazor and the house of Heber ots of iron: and twenty years he mightily : ver.13.16. the Kenite. oppressed the children of Israel.

18 And • Jael went out to meet Sisera, 4 And Deborah a prophetess, the wife of

and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time.

in to me;

fear not: and when he had 5 And she dwelt under the palm-tree of

turned in unto her into the tent, she covDeborah, w between Ramah and Beth-el 20 Ge.35.8. ered him with a 4 mantle.

4 or, tug, or, in mount Ephraim; and the children of "blanke

19 And he said unto her, Give me, I Israel came up to her for judgment.

pray thee, a little water to drink; for I am 6 And she sent and called Barak, the son = c.5.25,26. thirsty: and she opened a bottle of milk, of Abinoam, out of Kedesh-naphtali, and

and gave him drink, and covered him. said unto him, Hath not the Lord God of

20 Again he said unto her, Stand in the Israel commanded, saying, Go, and draw

door of the tent; and it shall be, when any toward mount Tabor, and take with thee

man doth come and inquire of thee, and ten thousand men of the children of Naph

say, Is there any man here? that thou shalt tali and of the children of Zebulun?

No. 7 And I y will draw unto thee, to the y Ex.14.4. 21 Then Jael, Heber's wife, took a nail river Kishon, ? Sisera, the captain of Ja


of the tent, and 5 took an hammer in her bin's army, with his chariots and his mul

hand, and went softly unto him, and smote titude; and I will deliver him into thine a Ps.3.7. the nail into his temples, " and fastened it hand.

into the ground: (for he was fast asleep, 8 And Barak said unto her, If thou wilt

and weary:) so he died. go with me, then I will go; but if thou wilt

22 And, behold, as Barak pursued Sisenot go with me, then I will not go.

ra, Jael came out to meet him, and said 9 And she said, I will surely go with

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Song of Deborah

and Barak. came into her tent, behold, Sisera lay B. C. 1296. 16 Why abodest thou among the sheepdead, and the nail was in his temples,

folds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? 23 So « God subdued on that day Jabinor In. For 1 the divisions of Reuben there were the king of Canaan before the children of

great searchings of heart. Israel.

La.3.40,41, 17 Gilead abode beyond Jordan: and

? going, went 24 And the hand of the children of Israel

why did Dan remain in ships? Asher conprospered, and prevailed against Jabinor, port, tinued on the 3 sea-shore, and abode in his the king of Canaan, until they had de- or, creeks. 4 breaches. stroyed Jabin king of Canaan.

18 Zebulun and Naphtali were a people CHAP. V.

exposed to

that 5 jeoparded their lives unto the death THEN d sang Deborah, and Barak the Re.12.11. in the high places of the field.

19 The kings came and fought; then 2 Praise ye the Lord for the avenging e De.32.13. fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by of Israel, when the people willingly 1 of- , 2 Ch.17.16. the waters of Megiddo: they 3 took no gain fered themselves.

3 Hear, * O ye kings; give ear, O ye c.4.15. 20 They fought from heaven; · the stars princes: Í, even I, will sing unto the Lord; ; paths. in their courses fought against Sisera. I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.

21 The river of Kishon ; swept them

Ps.83.9, 10. 4 Lord, when thou wentest out of Seir, k Ps.64.7,8. away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. when thou marchedst out of the field of 1 Ps.44.5. O my soul, thou hast ? trodden down Edom, the mearth trembled, and the heav

strength. ens dropped, the clouds also dropped water.

Hab.3.3,10. 7 flowed.

22 Then were the horse-hoofs broken by 5 The mountains ? melted " from before n°Ps.97.5. the means of the 8 prancings, the prancings the Lord, even that Sinai • from before the traumen ters of their mighty ones. LORD God of Israel.

23 Curse ye Meroz, said the Angel of the 6 In the days of Shamgar p the son of

LORD; curse ye bitterly the inhabitants Anath, in the days of Jael, 9 the high-lile.6.22. thereof; because " they came not to the + ways were unoccupied, and the 9 travel- 1 sa.18.17. help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord lers walked through 10 by-ways.

9 walkers of

against the mighty. 7 The inhabitants of the villagez ceased, tu crooked 24 Blessed above women shall Jael the they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah

wife of Heber the Kenite be; blessed shall arose, that I arose a mother in Israel.

she be above women in the tent. 8 They chose new u gods; then was war

25 He'askedwater and she gavehim milk;

o c.4.19, &c. in the gates: was w there a shield or spear w 1 Sa. 13.19, she brought forth butter in a lordly dish. seen among forty thousand in Israel?

26 She put her hand to the nail, and her 9 My heart is toward the governors of

right hand to the workman's hammer; and Israel, that offered * themselves willingly

with 11 the hammer she smote Sisera; she among the people. Bless ye the LORD.

sınote off his head, when she had pierced

or,meditate. 10 Speak, 12 ye y that ride on white asses,,c.10.4.

and stricken through his temples. ye that sit in judgment, and walk by the i3 Beiocen. 27 At 13 her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay way.

down: at her feet he bowed, he fell; where 11 They that are delivered from the noise 14 destroyed. The bowed, there he fell down 14 dead. of archers in the places of drawing water,

28 The mother of Sisera looked out at a there shall they rehearse ? the 15 righteous is righteous window, and cried through the « lattice, acts of the Lord, even the righteous acts

Why is his chariots so long in coming ? toward the inhabitants of his villages in v 1 Sa.12.7. why tarry the wheels of his chariots Israel: then shall the people of the LORD

29 Her wise ladies answered her, yea, go down to the gates.

16 her words. she returned 16 answer to herself, 12 Awake, . awake, Deborah; awake, d Ex.15.9,10, 30 Have they not sped? have d they not

27 to the head divided the awake; utter a song: arise, Barak, and

every man a damsel lead • thy captivity captive, thou son of e Ps.c8.18. or two? to Sisera a prey of divers colours, Abinoam.

a prey of divers colours of needle-work, 13 Then he made him that remaineth

of divers colours of needle-work on both have dominion over the nobles among the

sides, mect for the necks of them that take people: the LORD made me have domin-|Ps.75.7.

the spoil? ion over the mighty.

g Ps.92.9. 31 So let all thine enemies perish, & O 14 Out of Ephraim was there a root of

LORD: but let them that love him be as the them against Amalek; after thee, Benja- Ps.37.6. * when he goeth forth in his might. min, among thy people: out of Machir

And the land had rest forty years. came down governors, and out of Zebulun 18 draw with.

CHAP. VÍ. they that 18 handle the pen of the writer. 19 his feet

. 15 And the princes of Issachar were with 6 Hab.3.7. the sight of the Lord; and the LORD Deborah; even Issachar, and also Barak: 21 was strong. delivered them into the hand of Midian he was sent on 19 foot into the valley.

22 impres-

years. For 20 the divisions of Reuben there were

2 And the hand of Midian 21 prevailed great thoughts of heart.

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Gideon's deliverance. anites the children of Israel made them) B. C. 1256. a sign that thou talkest with me. the dens which are in the mountains, and

18 Depart not hence, I pray thee, until caves, and strong holds.


I come unto thee, and bring forth my pres3 And so it was, when Israel had sown,

ent, and set it before thee.

And he said,

offering. that the Midianites came up, and the

I will tarry until thou come again. Amalekites, and the children of the east,

19 And Gideon went in, and made ready even they came up against them;

2 a kid of the a kid, 2 and unleavened cakes of an ephah 4 And they encamped against them, and

goats. of flour: the flesh he put in a basket, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till Le.26.16 he put the broth in a pot, and brought it thou come unto Gaza; and left no suste

out unto him under the oak, and presented nance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, or, goat. it.

20 And the angel of God said unto him, 5 For they came up with their cattle,

Take the flesh and the unleavened cakes, and their tents, and they came as grass

and lay them upon this rock, and pour out hoppers d for multitude: for both they and c.7.12 the broth. And he did so. their camels were without number: and

21 Then the angel of the LORD put forth they entered into the land to destroy it.

the end of the staff that was in his hand, 6 And Israel was greatly impoverished. Le.9.24.

and touched the flesh and the unleavened because of the Midianites; and the chil 1 Ki.18.38. cakes; and there rose up fire out of the dren of Israel cried f unto the Lord.

f Hos.5.15. rock, and consumed the flesh and the un7 And it came to pass, when the children

leavened cakes. Then the angel of the of Israel cried unto the LORD because of

LORD departed out of his sight. the Midianites,

22 And when Gideon perceived that he 8 That the Lord sent a prophet unto

was an angel of the LORD, Gideon said,

prophet the children of Israel, which said unto c.13.22,23. Alas, O Lord God! for because & I have them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I

seen an angel of the Lord face to face. brought you up from Egypt, and brought

23 And the Lord said unto him, Peace be you forth out of the house of bondage;

unto thee; fear not: thou shalt not die. 9 And I delivered you out of the hand of

24 Then Gideon built an altar there the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all

unto the Lord, and called it 5 Jehovahthat oppressed you, and drave i them out

shalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah from before you, and gave you their land:

of the Abi-ezrites. 10 And I said unto you, I am the LORD i P9.11.2,3. 25 And it came to pass the same night, your God; fear i not the gods of the Am-j 2 K1,17.35- that the LORD said unto him, Take thy orites, in whose land ye dwell: but ye

father's young bullock, 6 even the second have not obeyed my voice.

bullock of seven years old, and throw down 11 And there came an angel of the LORD,

the altar of Baal that thy father hath, and and sat under an oak which was in De.7.5. cut down k the grove that is by it: Ophrah, that pertained unto Joash the

26 And build an altar unto the LORD thy Abi-ezrite: and his son Gideon' threshed strong place. God upon the top of this ' rock, in 8 the wheat by the wine-press, to hide 9 it from, ly manner. ordered place, and take the second bullock, the Midianites.


and offer a burnt sacrifice with the wood 12 And the angel m of the Lord appeared *c.13.3. of the grove which thou shalt cut down. unto him, and said unto him, The LORD is

27 Then Gideon took ten men of his serwith thee, thou mighty man of valour.

vants, and did as the Lord had said unto 13 And Gideon said unto him, Oh, my

him: and so it was, because he feared his Lord, if " the LORD be with us, why then » Ge.25.22. father's household, and the men of the city, is all this befallen us? and where be all • P.777.9. that he could not do it by day, that he did bis miracles which our fathers told us of,

it by night. saying, Did not the Lord bring us up from

28 And when the men of the city arose Egypt? but now the Lord hath forsaken

early in the morning, behold, the altar of us, and delivered us into the hands of the

Baal was cast down, and the grove was Midianites.

cut down that was by it, and the second 14 And the Lord looked upon him, and

bullock was offered upon the altar that was said, Go in this thy might, P and thou shaltsp He.11.32. built. save Israel from the hand of the Midian

29 And they said one to another, Who ites: have not I sent thee?

hath done this thing? And when they 15 And he said unto him, Oh my Lord,

inquired and asked, they said, Gideon the wherewith shall I save Israel? behold,

son of Joash hath done this thing. my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am

30 Then the men of the city said unto the least 1 of my father's house.

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Joash, Bring out thy son, that he may

die: 16. And the Lord said unto him," Surely : 14:41,15,16. because ho hath cast down the altar of I will be with thee, and thou shalt smite

Baal, and because he hath cut down the the Midianites as one man.

grove that was by it. 17 And he said unto him, If now I have

31 And Joash said unto all that stood found grace in thy sight, then shew me 211 against him, Will ye plead for Baal? will






9 cause it to




sand is the

r Ex.3.12.


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