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JDG 3:6 And they took their daughters to be their wives, and gave their
daughters to their sons, and served their gods.
JDG 3:7 And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD,
and forgat the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the groves.
JDG 3:8 Therefore the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he
sold them into the hand of Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia: and
the children of Israel served Chushanrishathaim eight years.
JDG 3:9 And when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD
raised up a deliverer to the children of Israel, who delivered them,
even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.
JDG 3:10 And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he judged
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