Judges 2:7–13

Death of Joshua

kSo the people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the Lord which He had done for Israel. Now lJoshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died when he was one hundred and ten years old. mAnd they buried him within the border of his inheritance at nTimnath Heres, in the mountains of Ephraim, on the north side of Mount Gaash. 10 When all that generation had 5been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them who odid not know the Lord nor the work which He had done for Israel.

Israel’s Unfaithfulness

11 Then the children of Israel did pevil in the sight of the Lord, and served the Baals; 12 and they qforsook the Lord God of their fathers, who had brought them out of the land of Egypt; and they followed rother gods from among the gods of the people who were all around them, and they sbowed down to them; and they provoked the Lord to anger. 13 They forsook the Lord tand served 6Baal and the 7Ashtoreths.

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