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and they fougli agaiust him, and they slew 023 Am the house of Jusepu sen! to descry the Canaanites and the Perizzites. Bethel ; (now the name of the city briore
6 But Adoui-boczek fled: and they pursued rras Luz.) after lim. and cauglit liim, and cut off his And the spies saw a man come forth thumbs and his great toes.
out of the city, and they said unto him, Shew 7 And Alkoni-bezek said, Threescore and us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city: Ipu kings, having their thunlıs and their and we will shew' lieenercy. great les cul oli gathered their maut under 25 And when he skewed ihem llie entranre my talle: as I have done, so diod brath re- into the city', they smote the city with the quited me. And they brought him to Jeru- edge of the sword: but they let go the man sulem, and there he died.
and all his family.. 8 9 Now the children of Judalı hat fouglit And the man went into the land of the against Jerusalem, and had taken it, and liltiles, and built a city, and called the nam, sininen it with the edge of the sword, and thereof Luz: which is ihe name ilireof unty set the city co fire.
this day 9 And afterward the children of Judai 27 i Neither did Mavuel drive out the went down to ligiit against the Canaanites, inhabitants of Bethesheul and her fok!, that dwell in the moumain, and in the soulli, nor Taanach an der Luwu, nor the inlaisia and in the valley.
tints of Dor and her hans, vor the inicija 101 and Judah went against the Canaan- tants of Team and her towns, nor the indiantes that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of itants of liegirlo andlier towns: but the ca. Hebron before was kirjathi-arba :) and they liaamtes would dwell in that land. slew Sheshai, and Aliman, and I almai. 11 and it came to paes, wisen lyatl was
11. And from thence he went against the strong, that they pilte the Canaanites to triinhabitants of Debir (and the name of Debir, bute, und did not utterly drive them out. beiore wus hijaib-seplier:).
20 9. Veither die Eluaim drive out the 12 And Calel said. He that smiteth Kir-Canaaniles that diselt in Gezer; but the Cajaib-sepher, and taketlı ii, to lin will I give naanites duelt in Giezer among them. Achsali iny daughter to wife.
204 Neither did Zebulun drive out the 13 And Wwwel the son of Kenaz, Caleh's inhabitants of Kiiron, nor the inhabitants of younger brotler, luk it and he gave him Nalialul; but the Canaanites dwelt among Achsal liis daughter to wile.
them, and became tributarics. 14 And it came to pass, when she came 10 311 leither did Asher drive out the inhim, that she moved him to ask of her father habitants of Aecho, nor the inhabitants of a feld: and she lighted trom of her ass; and Zidon, nor of Ahlab, nor ot' lcrzib, nor of Caleb said unto her, What wilt thou? Helbalı, nor of Aplik, nor of Rehob:
15 And she said unto hin, Give me a bless 32 but the Islerites dwelt among the Caing: for tiwu hast given me a south land; naanites, the inhabitants ofilie land; for they give me also springs of water. And Caleblaid not drive them out. gave lier the upper springs and the nethet 3. It Neither did Naphtali drive out the insprings.
habitants of Beth-shemesli, nor the inliabi161 And the children of the Kenite, Moses'lianis of belli-anath ; but he dwelt among satber-in-law, went up out of the cury of the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: palm-trees with the children of Judah into nevertheless the inhalsitanis of Beth-shemesla the wilderness of Judalı, which lieth in the and ur Beth anath became tributaries unio south of Arad; and they went and dwelt them. among the people.
3+1 And the Amorites forced the children 17 And Judlah went wiili Simeon luis bro- of Dan inio the momitam: for they would ther, and they slew the Canaanites that inha- not sutter them to come down to the valley: biled Zepbail, and utterly destroyed it: (and 3.) But the Amorites would dwell in moun the name of the city was called Horman:) Heres in Ajalon, and in Shaalbim; yet the
18 Also Judah took Gaza with the coast hand of the house of Joseplaprevailed, so that thereof, and Askelon with the coast thereof, they became tributaries. and Ekron with the coa- thereof.
So And the coast of tbe Amorites was from 19 And the LORD was with Judalı; and he tie ging up to Akrabbim, from the rock, drave wit the inhabitants of the mountain, but and upward. could not drive out the inhabitants of the
CHAP. II. valley, because they had chariots of iron. 20 And they gave Hebro unto Caieh, as Gilgal 10 Bochim, and said, I made
up Moses said: and he expeiled thence tie three you to go un out of Egype, and have brought sovs of Anak.
you uno the land wluch I sware unto your 21 | Áud the children of Benjamin did not Tatiers; and I said, I will never break my drive out the Jebusites that inhabited Jerusa - covenant with you. lem; but the Jebu ites dwell with the children 2 And ye shull make no league with the of Benjamin in Jerusalem umo this day. inhabitants of this laud; ye shaudrow down
22 11' And the house of Josepli, they also their allars: but ye have not obeyed my went up against Beth-el: and the LORD w08 voice: why have ye done this? with them.
3 Wineratore l' also said, I will pot urivo
them out from before you ; but they shall be;themselıes more than their fathers, la followas thorns in your sides, and their gods shallling other gods to serve them, and to bow down be a snare unto you.
onto them; they ceased not from this own 4 And it came to pass, when the angel of doings, por from their stubborn way. the LORD spake these words unto all the 20 | And the anger of the Lord was hot children of Israel, that the people lifted up against Israel; and he said, Because that this their voice, and wept.
people hath transgressed my covenant which 5 And they called the name of that place commanded their fathers, and have not Bochim : and tney sacrificed there unto the hearkened unto my voice, LORD.
21. I also will not hencefortlı drive out any 6'! And when Joshua had let the people from hefore them of the nations whico Já go, the children of Israel went every man shua left when he died; wito his inheritance to possess the land. 22 That through them I may prove Is.
7 And the people served the Lord all the rae), whether they will keep the way of the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders LORD, to walk therein, as their fathers did dat outlived Joshua, who had seen all the keep it, or not. great works of the Lord that he did for Israel, 2 Therefore the Lord left those nations,
8 And Joshua the son of Nun, the servant without driving them out hastıly: neither of the LORD, died, being an lundred and ten delivered he them into the hand of Joshua.
CHAP, III. bis inheritance in Timnath-lieres dar o NOW these are the nations which the
Lord left, to prove Israel by them; mount of Epliraim, on the north side of the (eren as many of Israel as had not known bill Gaash.
all eine wars of Canaan; 10 I And also all that generation were ga 2. Only that the generations of the children Inered unto their fathers: and there arose Israel might know, to teach them war, at another generation after them, which; knew the least such as before knew nothing not the Lord, nor yet the works which he thereof;) had done for Israel.
3 Namely, five lords of the Philistines, and 11 And the children of Israel did evil in all the Canaonites, and the Sidonians, and the siglit of the LORD, and served Baalim. the Hiviles that dwelt in mount Lebanon,
1. And they for:cok the Lord God of their from mount Baal-hermon unto the entering fathers, which brought them out of the land in of llamath. of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the And they were to prove Israel by them, goils of the people that were round about to know whether they would hearken unió kem, and bowed themselves unto thein, and the commandinents of the Lord, which he provoked the LORD to anger.
commanded their fatliers by the hand of 13 And they sorsook the Lord, and served Moses. Baal and Ashtaroih.
59 And the children of Israel dwelt among 14! And the anger of the Lord was hottlie Canaanites, llittites, and Amorites, and against Israel, and ne relivered them into Perizziies, and Hivites, and Jesusites; the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and 6. And they took their daughters to be their lie sold them the hands of their enemies wives, and gave their daughters to their sons, round ahout, so that they could not any and served their gods. longer stand before their enemies.
7. And the children of Israel did evil in the 1) Whishersoever they went out, the liand sight of the Lord, and forgat the Lord their of the LORI was against them for evil, as the God, and served Baaliin and the groves. Lorp had said, and as the Lordlize sworni 31 Therefore the anger of the LORD was unto them: and they were greatly distressed. lot against Israel, and he sold them into the
16 Nevertheless the Lorivraised up judges, hand of Chushan-rishatliain king of Mesowhich delivered them out of the band of potamia: and the cliildren of Israel served those that spoiled them.
Chushan-rishathaim eight years. 17 And yet they would not hearken unto 9 And when the children of Israel cried bheir judges, but ihey went a whoring after unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliother gols, and howed theniselves unto them: verer to the children of Isracl, who delivered they turned quickly out of the way which them, even Othnie, the son of Kenaz, Caleb's their fathers walked in, obeying the com- younger brotier. mandments of the LURD; but they did 10° And the Spirit of the LORD came upon
him, and be judged Israel, and went out to 18 And when the Lorn raised them up war : and the LORD delivered Chushanjudges, then the Lord was with the jucig, rishtathain king of Mesopotamia into his and delivered them out of the band of Weir band; and his hand prevailed against Chuenemies all the days of the judge: for it re shan-rishathaim. pented the LORD because of their groauings, li And the land liad rest forty years; and by reason of them that oppressed them, and Othniel the son of Kenaz died. vexed them.
12 ! And the children of Israel did evil 19 And it came to pass, when the judge again in the sight of the LORIy: and the LOK was dead, thut they returned, and corrupted strengthened Eglon the king of Moab aguinsi
Israel, because they had done evil in the 30 So Moal was subdued that day un. siglit of the LORD.
der the hand of Israel. And the land lad 13 And, he gathered unto him the children rest fourscore years. of Amtion and Amalek, and went and smole 31 | And alior liim was Shamgar the son Jsrael, and possessed the city of palm-trees.'or Anath, which slew of the Philistines six
14 So the children of Israrl served Eglon lundred men with an ox-goad: and lie also the king of Moab eighteen years.
delivered Israel. 15 But when the children of Israel cried
AND the civildren of Israel, again discord deliverer, Ehud, the son of Gera, a Benia in sig'it of tie , Elund mite, a man left-handed; and by him the was dead. children of Israel sent a present unto Eglon 2 And the Lord soll them into the hand he king of Moab.
lo! Jabin king of Canaan, that reigner in 16 But Ehud made him a dagger which had llazor ; the captain ofiriose lost was Sie (wo edges, of a cubit length; and lie did gird ra, which dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles. it oder bis raiment upon his right thigli. 3 And the children of Israel cried unto the
17 And he brought the present unto Eglon LORD; for he bad nine hundred chatiots of king of Moab; and Eglon rrus a very fat man. iron: and twenty years he mightily oppress
1$ And when he had made an end to offer ed ille children of Israel. the present, be sent away the people that 41 And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife bare the present.
of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time. 19 But be himself turned again from the 5 And she duelt under the palm-tree of quarries that were by Gilgal, and said, I hare Deborah, between Rainali and Bethel in a secret errand unto thee, O king: who said, mount Epliraim; and the children of Israel Keep silence. And all that stood by him came up to her for judgment. went out from him.
6 And she sent and called Barak uie son 20 And Ehud came unto him ; and he was of Abinoam out of Kedesh-naphtali, and said sitting in a sunmer-parlour, which he had unto him, Hath not the Lorii liod of Israel for himself alone : and Elud said, I have a cominanded, saying, Go and draw touard message from God unto thee. And he arose mount Tabor, and take with the tenthou. out of his seal.
sand men of the children of Naphtali, and of 21 And Ehud put forth his left hand, ard the children of Zebulun; took the dagger from bis right thigh, and 7 And I will draw unto thee, to the river thrust it into his belly.
Kishon, Sisera, the captain of Jalin's ar y, 22 And the haft also went in asier the blade; with his chariots, and his inultitude: and I and the fat closed upon the blade, so that he will deliver him into thine hand? could not draw the danger out of his belly ; 8 And Barak said unto her, Ifthou wilt go and the dirt came out.
with me, then I will go; but if thou wilt nie 23 Then Ehud went forth through the go with me, then I will not go. porch, and shut the doors ofthe parlour upor 9 And she said, I will surely go with thre. him, and locked them.
notwithstanding the journey ihat thou tohest 24. When he was gone out, his servants shall not be for thine honour ; for the LORD came; and when they saw thai, behold, the shall sell Sisera into the hand of a woman. doors of the parlour were locked, they said, And Deborah arose, and went with Baruk 10 Surely be covereth his feet in his summer-Kedesh. chamber.
10 And Barak calleel 2 eluun and Nake 25 And they tarried till they were asham- tali to Kedesh; and he went !!) will in ed; and, behold, he opened not the doors of thousand men at his sect: and Deloial went the parlour: therefore they took a key and up with him. opened them; and behold, iheir lord wüs fal 11 Now Heber the Kenite, urlich mus of len down dead on the earth.
the children of Hohab, the father in loss 0. 26 And Ehud escaped while they tarried. Moses, had severed himsell from the dents, and passed beyond the quarries, and escaped and pitched his tent mo the plain of Zaa. anto Seirath.
naim, which is by Kedesh. 27 And it came to pas3, when he was 12 And they shewed Sisera thai Barak die wome, that he blew a trumpet in the moun. son of Abinoam wasgone mi to mount'i abor. tain of Ephraim, and the children of Israel 13 And Sisera gathered together all lois went down with him from the mount, and chariots, even nine hundred chariots of iron, he before them.
and all the people that were with him, liom 28 And he said unto them, Follow after Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the river of me ; for the Lord hath delivered your ene- Kishon. mies the Moabiles into your hand. And they 14 And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for went down after him, and took the fords of this is the day in winch the Lord hath deliJordan toward Moab, and suffered not a vered Sisera intothine hand: is not the LORD man to pass over.
gone out before thee: So Barak went down 29 And they slew of Moab at that time from mount Tahor, and ten thousand more about ten thousand men, all lusty, and all men after him. of valour; and there escaped not a man.
15 And the LORD discomfited Sisera, ano
all hus chariots, and all his host, with the the gates: was there a shield or spear seen edge of the sword before Barak; so that Si- among forty thousand in Israel? Bera lighted clown off his chariot, and fled 9 My heart is toward the governors of Is awasan luis feet.
rael, tiat offered themselves willingly among 16 But Barak pursued after the chariots, the people. Bless ye the Lorn. and after the host, unto Parosheth of the 10 Speak, ye that ride on white asses, ye Gentiles: and all the host of Sisera lell upon that sit in judgment, and walk by the way. the edge of the sword; and there was not a 11 They that are delivered from the noise man left.
of archers in the places of drawing water, 17 9 Howbeit Sisera fled away on his feet there shall they rehearse the righteous acts to the tent of Jael the wise of Heber the Ken-of the Lord, even the righteous acts tos urd ile: for there was peace between Jabin the the inhabitants of his villages in Israel: then ting of Hazor and the house of Heber the shall the people of the Lord go down to the Kenite.
gates. 13 And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said 12 Awake, awake, Deborah; awake, onic him. Turnin, my lord, turn into me; fear awake; utter a song : arise, Barak, and lead not. and when he had turned in unto her in- thy captivity captive, thou son of Abinoam. to the tent, she covered him with a mantle. 13 Then he made him that remaineth have
19 And he said unto her, Give me. I pray dominion over the nobles among the people: Thee, a little water to drink'; for I am thirsty. the Lord made me lave dominion orerile And she opened a bottle of milk, and gave miglity. nim drink, and covered him.
It Out of Eplırain was there a rool of 20 Again he said unto her, Stand in the door them against Amalek; after thee, Benjamin, of the lent; and it shall be, when any man doth among ily people: out of Machirca.ne' down sosne and enquire of thee, and say, Is there governors, and out of Zebulun they that any man here: that thou shalı say, No. handle the pen of the writer.
31 Then Jael, Heber's wife, took a nail on 15 And the princes of Issachar were with be teni, and took an liammer in lier land, Deboralı ; even Issachar and also Barak : und went softly unto him, and sinote the nail he was sent on foot into the valley. For the into his temples, and fastened it into the divisions of Reuben there were great thoughts ground: (for he was fast asleep and weary :) of heart, jo he died.
16 Why abodest thou among the sheep: And, beliold, as Barak pursued Sisera, folds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? lael came out to meet liin, and said unto For the divisions of Reuben there were great him, Come, and I will shew thee the man zearchings of heart. whom thou seekest. And when he came into 17 Gilead abode beyond Jorilan: and why ber lent, behold, Sisera lay dead, and the did Dan remain in ships? Asber continued bail vas in his temples.
on the sea-shore, and abode in his breaches. 23 % So God subdued on that day Jabin the 18 Zebalun and Naphtali were a people sing of Canaan before the coildren of Israel. tlut jeoparded their lives unto the death in
And she land of the children of Israel the high places of the field. poapered, and prevailed against Jabin the 19 The kings came and fought; then any of Canaan, until they had destroyed fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by lalun king of Canaan.
the waters of Megiddo ; they took no gain of CLIP. V. THEN sang Deborah, and Barak the son 20 They fought from heaven; the stars in
of Abinoam, on that day, saying, their courses fought against Sisera. 2 Praise ye the Lord for the avenging of 21 The river of Kishon swept them away, Israel, when the people willingly offered that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my shemselves.
soul, thou hast trodden down strength. 3 Bear, () ye kings; give ear, Oye princes; 22 Then were the horse-hoofs broken by I, eren I, will sing unto the Lord; I will sing the means of the prancings, the prancings of praise to the LORD God of Israel.
their mighty ones. 4 LORD, when thou wentest out of Seir, 23 Curse ye Meroz, (said the angel of the when thou marchedst out of the field of LORD,) curse ye bitterly the inhabitants Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens thereof; because they came not to the help iropped, the clouds also dropped water. of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against
5 The mountains melted from before the the mighty. Lord, even that Sinai from before the Lord 24 Blessed above women shall Jael the God of Israel.
wife of Hcber the Kenite be; blessed shall 6 In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, she be above women in the cent. in the days of Jael, the highways were unoc 25 Ile asked water, and she gave him milk; cupied, and the travellers walked through she brought forth butter in a lordly dish. by ways.
26 She put her hand to the nail, and her 'n The inhabitants of the villages ceased, right hand to the workman's hammer; and they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah with the hammer she smote Sisera; she arose, that I arose a mother in Israel, smote off his head, when she had pierced 8 They chose new gods; then wus war in and stricken through his temples,
27 Ai lier feet he howed, ne fell, he lay). 13 And Cicer said unto him, Ol; my Lord, lowr ; at her feet he bowed, he fell: where if the Lord be with us, why then is all this he huwed, there he fell down dead.
befallen us? and where he all his miracles 28 The nother of Sixera looked out at a which our fathers told us of, saving, Did not window, ana cried through the lattice, Why the Lord bring us up from Egipit but now is his chariot so long in coming? why tary the Lord halli forzaken as, and delivered the wheels of his chariots?
us into the lands of the Slidianites, 29 Her wise ladies answered her, yea, she 11 And the Lord looked upon him, and rétarned answer to herself,
said, (io in this they might, and thou shalt :30 Have they.not sped? have they rot di- save Israel from the land of the Midianites: vided the prej? 10 every man a damsel or have not ) sert thee? livo, to Sisera a prey of divers colours, a prey 15 And he said unto him, Oh iny Loril, of divers colours of needle-work, of divors co- wherewith shall I save Israel ? bebold, mý lours of needle-work on both sides, meet for family is poor in Marasseli, and I am the the niceks of them that take the spoil? least in my father's house.
31 So let all thine enemies perislı, O Lord: 16 And the LOR! said unto him, Surely 1 but let them that love him be as the sun when will be with thee, and thou shalt smite ine he goeti forth in his might. And the land Midianites as one man. had rest forty years.
17 | And lie said unto him, If now I have CHIAP. Vi.
found grace in tly sight, then slew me a ich onderhou dat een eil mes
, siglit of the LORD ; and the LORD) deli 18 Depait not bence, I pray thee, until I vered them into the hand of Midiau seven come uno thee, and bring for my present, years.
and set it before thee. And he said, I will ? And the hand of Midian prevailed against tarry until thou come again. Isi ael: and because of the Midianites the child 1 And Gideon went in and made ready dren of Israel made them the dens which are in a kid, and unleavened cakes of an ophal of the mountains, and caves, and strong holds. Hour: the Aesta be put in a basket, and he
3 And so ii was, when Israel iad sown, put the broth in a pot, and brouglit it out une that the Midianites caine up, and the Ama- to liim under the oak, and presented it. lekites, and the children of the east, even 2 And the angel of God said unto him, they came up against them ;
Take the flesh and the unleavened cakes, 4 And they encamped against them, and and lay them upon this rock, and pour oui destroyed the increase of fie earth, till thou the broth. and lie d: 50. come into Gaza; and left no sustenance for 21. Then the angel of the Lor.)) plit forth Israel. neither sleep, nor ox, nor ass. the end of the start that vis in his hand. and
ô For they came up with their cattle and touched the flesii and the unleavened rakes; their tents, and they caine as grasshoppers for and there rose up fire out of the rock, and multitude; for both they and their camels consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes. were without number: and they entered into Then the angel of the LORD departed vut of the land to destroy it.
jlis sight. 6 And Israel was greatly impoverished be 2 Aud wlien Gideon perceived thue he cause of the Midianites; and the children of was an angel of the LORD), Gideon said, Israel cried unto the LORD).
Slas, O Lord Gou' for because I have sees 7 And it came to pass, when the children an angel of the LORD face to face. of Israel cried unto the Lord because of the And the LORD said unto him, Peacete Midianites,
onto thee; fear not thou shall not die. 3 That the LORD sent a prophet unto the 21 Then Gidoon built an allar there unto the children of Israel, which said unto them, LonDanı ralled i! Jehovan-shalomn: unto this Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I brought day it is yet in Ophiroli of the Ali-ezrites, you up from Egypt, and brouglit you forth 15 4 And it came to pass the saire night, out of the house of bondage;
that the LORD said unto him, Take thy la: 9 And I delivered you out of the land of ther's young bullock, even the second bullock the Egyptians, and out of the hand of all that of seven years old, and throw down the allar oppressed you, and drave them vut from be- of Baal that thy father latlı, and cut down
the grove that is by it; 10 And I said unto you, I am the Loru 25 And build an altar into the Lord !), y your God; fear not the gods of the Amorites, God upon the top of this rock, in the ordered in whose land ye dwell: bul ye have not place, and take the second bullock, and offis oleyea my voice
a burnt sacritice with the wood of the grove 111 And there came an angel of the Lord, which thou shalt cut down. and sat under an vak which wus in Ophral, 7 Then Gideon took ten men of his serthat pertained unto Jonslithe Abi-ezrite: and vants, and did as the Lord had said unto his son Gideon thrashed wheat by the wine- lim ; and so it was, because he leared his press, to hide it liom the Viidianiles. father's household. and the men of the city,
12 And the angel of the LORD appeared that he could not do it by day, that lie did it 1110 him, ard said unto him, The Lord is by night.