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Jair also died and was buried in Kamon.

Israel Starts Another Cycle of Evil

Once again the people of Israel committed evil in the eyes of the Lord. They served the Baals and the Ashtartes,[a] the gods of Aram, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the people of Ammon, and the gods of the Philistines. In this way they forsook the Lord and did not serve him.

So the anger of the Lord burned against Israel, and he sold them into the hand of the Philistines and into the hand of the Ammonites,

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 10:6 Baal was the most worshipped god and Asherah the most worshipped goddess among the Canaanites. Ashtarte may originally have been a different goddess, but at times she seems interchangeable with Asherah. The forms are plural because Baal and Asherah/Ashtarte had many local forms and local shrines.

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