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and provoked the LORD to anger.
JDG 2:13 And they forsook the LORD, and served Baal and Ashtaroth.
JDG 2:14 And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he
delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold
them into the hands of their enemies round about, so that they could not
any longer stand before their enemies.
JDG 2:15 Whithersoever they went out, the hand of the LORD was against
them for evil, as the LORD had said, and as the LORD had sworn unto
them: and they were greatly distressed.
JDG 2:16 Nevertheless the LORD raised up judges, which delivered them
out of the hand of those that spoiled them.
King James Bible