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them into the hands of the Philistines, and into the hands of the
children of Ammon.
JDG 10:8 And that year they vexed and oppressed the children of Israel:
eighteen years, all the children of Israel that were on the other side
Jordan in the land of the Amorites, which is in Gilead.
JDG 10:9 Moreover the children of Ammon passed over Jordan to fight
also against Judah, and against Benjamin, and against the house of
Ephraim; so that Israel was sore distressed.
JDG 10:10 And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, saying, We
have sinned against thee, both because we have forsaken our God, and
also served Baalim.
King James Bible