Othniel, the First Judge

The Israelites did what was evil in the Lord’s sight; they forgot the Lord their God(A) and worshiped the Baals and the Asherahs.

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33 When Gideon died, the Israelites turned and prostituted themselves with the Baals and made Baal-berith[a] their god. 34 The Israelites did not remember the Lord their God who had delivered them from the power of the enemies around them.

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Footnotes

  1. Judges 8:33 Lit Baal of the Covenant, or Lord of the Covenant

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