Judges 10

Great(i) 1 After Abimelech there arose, to defende Israel, one Thola (the sonne of Phuah) his vncles sonne, a man of Isakar, which dwelt in Samir in mount Ephraim. 2 And he iudged Israell .xxiii. yere and dyed, and was buryed in Samir. 3 And after him arose Iair a Gileadite, and iudged Israel .xxii. yere. 4 And he had thyrtie sonnes that rode on thirtie Asse coltes, & they had thirtye cyties, which are called the townes of Iair vnto thys daye, and are in the lande of Gilead. 5 And Iair dyed & was buryed in Kamon. 6 And the children of Israel wrought wyckednesse yet agayne, in the syght of the Lord, & serued Baalim and Astharoth, & the goddes of Siria, the goddes of Sidon, and the goddes of Moab, the goddes of the children of Ammon, and the goddes of the Philistines, and forsoke the Lord & serued not him 7 And the Lorde was wroth with Israel, & solde them into the handes of the Philistines, & into the handes of the children of Ammon: 8 which from that yere forth, pyld & oppressed the children of Israel .xviii. yere, all that were on the other syde Iordan: in the lande of the Amorites which is in Gilead. 9 Moreouer, the children of Ammon went ouer Iordan to fight agaynst Iuda, Beniamin, and the house of Ephraim: so that Israel was sore combred, 10 And the children of Israel cryed vnto the Lord, sayinge: we haue synned agaynst the: for we haue forsaken oure awne God, and haue serued Baalim. 11 And the Lorde sayde vnto the children of Israel: dyd not the Egypcians, the Amorites, the children of Ammon, the Philistines, 12 the Sidonytes, the Amaleckites, & the Maonites, oppresse you? And ye cryed to me & I delyuered you out of their handes. 13 And for all that ye haue forsaken me, and serued straung goddes, wherfore I will helpe you no more. 14 Go & crye vnto the goddes which ye haue chosen, and lett them saue you in the tyme of youre tribulacion. 15 And the children of Israel sayde vnto the Lorde: We haue sinned: do thou vnto vs whatsoeuer please the, delyuer vs onely this daye. 16 And thei put away the straung goddes from them, and serued the Lorde. And hys soule had pytie on the miserie of Israel. 17 Then the children of Ammon geathered togeather, & pitched in Gilead. And the children of Israel geathered them togeather, & pitched in Mizpa. 18 And the Lords of Gilead sayd eche to other: whosoeuer will beginne the battell agaynst the children of Ammon, the same shalbe hed ouer all the enhabiters of Gilead.