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Judges 10 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Tola
Israel Humiliated

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:1 - After Abimelech there arose to save Israel Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he dwelt in Shamir in the mountains of Ephraim.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:2 - He judged Israel twenty-three years; and he died and was buried in Shamir.
Jair

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:3 - After him arose Jair, a Gileadite; and he judged Israel twenty-two years.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:4 - Now he had thirty sons who rode on thirty donkeys; they also had thirty towns, which are called “Havoth Jair”[fn] to this day, which are in the land of Gilead.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:5 - And Jair died and was buried in Camon.
Israel Oppressed Again

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:6 - Then the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, and served the Baals and the Ashtoreths, the gods of Syria, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the people of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines; and they forsook the LORD and did not serve Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:7 - So the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel; and He sold them into the hands of the Philistines and into the hands of the people of Ammon.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:8 - From that year they harassed and oppressed the children of Israel for eighteen years—all the children of Israel who were on the other side of the Jordan in the land of the Amorites, in Gilead.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:9 - Moreover the people of Ammon crossed over the Jordan to fight against Judah also, against Benjamin, and against the house of Ephraim, so that Israel was severely distressed.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:10 - And the children of Israel cried out to the LORD, saying, “We have sinned against You, because we have both forsaken our God and served the Baals!”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:11 - So the LORD said to the children of Israel, “Did I not deliver you from the Egyptians and from the Amorites and from the people of Ammon and from the Philistines?

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:12 - “Also the Sidonians and Amalekites and Maonites[fn] oppressed you; and you cried out to Me, and I delivered you from their hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:13 - “Yet you have forsaken Me and served other gods. Therefore I will deliver you no more.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:14 - “Go and cry out to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in your time of distress.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:15 - And the children of Israel said to the LORD, “We have sinned! Do to us whatever seems best to You; only deliver us this day, we pray.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:16 - So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the LORD. And His soul could no longer endure the misery of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:17 - Then the people of Ammon gathered together and encamped in Gilead. And the children of Israel assembled together and encamped in Mizpah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:18 - And the people, the leaders of Gilead, said to one another, “Who is the man who will begin the fight against the people of Ammon? He shall be head over all the inhabitants of Gilead.”
NKJV Footnotes
Literally Towns of Jair (compare Numbers 32:41 and Deuteronomy 3:14)
Some Septuagint manuscripts read Midianites.
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