Judges 3:7-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB)
7 The sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, and forgot the Lord their God and served the Baals and the [a]Asheroth. 8 Then the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, so that He sold them into the hands of Cushan-rishathaim king of [b]Mesopotamia; and the sons of Israel served Cushan-rishathaim eight years.
The First Judge Delivers Israel
9 When the sons of Israel cried to the Lord, the Lord raised up a deliverer for the sons of Israel to deliver them, Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother. 10 The Spirit of the Lord came upon him, and he judged Israel. When he went out to war, the Lord gave Cushan-rishathaim king of [c]Mesopotamia into his hand, so that [d]he prevailed over Cushan-rishathaim. 11 Then the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died.
Judges 3:7 I.e. wooden symbol of a female deity
Judges 3:8 Heb Aram-naharaim
Judges 3:10 Heb Aram
Judges 3:10 Lit his hand was strong
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