Judges 12:5–6

Then Gilead captured the fords of the Jordan from Ephraim, and whenever a fugitive of Ephraim said, “Let me cross over,” the men of Gilead said to him, “Are you an Ephraimite?” When he said, “No,” they said to him, “Please say Shibboleth,” and if he said, “Sibboleth”—because he could not pronounce ite correctly—they grabbed him and executed him at the fords of Jordan. At that time forty-two thousand from Ephraim fell.

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