1 Now after Abimelech died, Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar, aarose to save Israel; and he lived in Shamir in the hill country of Ephraim.
6 Then the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the Lord, aserved the Baals and the Ashtaroth, the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, bthe gods of the sons of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines; thus cthey forsook the Lord and did not serve Him.
7 The anger of the Lord burned against Israel, and He asold them into the hands of the Philistines and into the hands of the sons of Ammon.
10 Then the asons of Israel cried out to the Lord, saying, “We have sinned against You, for indeed, we have forsaken our God and served the Baals.”
12 “Also when the Sidonians, the Amalekites and the Maonites aoppressed you, you cried out to Me, and I delivered you from their hands.
13 “Yet ayou have forsaken Me and served other gods; therefore I will no longer deliver you.
14 “aGo and cry out to the gods which you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your distress.”
15 The sons of Israel said to the Lord, “We have sinned, ado to us whatever seems good to You; only please deliver us this day.”
17 Then the sons of Ammon were summoned and they camped in Gilead. And the sons of Israel gathered together and camped in aMizpah.
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