33 But when Gideon was dead, the children of Israel turned away, and went a whoring after Baal, and made [a]Baal-Berith their god.

34 And the children of Israel remembered not the Lord their God, which had delivered them out of the hands of all their enemies on every side.

35 Neither [b]showed they mercy on the house of Jerubbaal, or Gideon, according to all the goodness which he had showed unto Israel.

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  1. Judges 8:33 That is, Baal, to whom they had bound themselves by covenant.
  2. Judges 8:35 They were unmindful of God and unkind toward him, by whom they had received so great a benefit.

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