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The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD, and for seven years he gave them into the hands of the Midianites.
King James Bible
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years.
American Standard Version
And the children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah: and Jehovah delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years.
Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, and Jehovah giveth them into the hand of Midian seven years,
Judges 6:1 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Delivered them unto the hand of Midian - The Midianites were among the most ancient and inveterate of the enemies of Israel. They joined with the Moabites to seduce them to idolatry, and were nearly extirpated by them; Numbers 31:1-12. The Midianites dwelt on the eastern borders of the Dead Sea, and their capital was Arnon.
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Judges 2:13,14,19,20 And they forsook the LORD, and served Baal and Ashtaroth...
Leviticus 26:14 But if you will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments;
Deuteronomy 28:15 But it shall come to pass, if you will not listen to the voice of the LORD your God...
Nehemiah 9:26-29 Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against you, and cast your law behind their backs...
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delivered. When God judges, he will overcome; and sinners shall be made either to bend or break before him. Midian
Genesis 25:2 And she bore him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.
Numbers 25:17,18 Vex the Midianites, and smite them...
Habakkuk 3:7 I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.
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Hebrews 11:32 And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about Gideon, Barak, Samson and Jephthah, about David and Samuel and the prophets,
Genesis 37:28 So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.
Numbers 22:4 The Moabites said to the elders of Midian, "This horde is going to lick up everything around us, as an ox licks up the grass of the field." So Balak son of Zippor, who was king of Moab at that time,
Numbers 25:15 And the name of the Midianite woman who was put to death was Kozbi daughter of Zur, a tribal chief of a Midianite family.
Numbers 31:1 The LORD said to Moses,
Judges 2:11 Then the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD and served the Baals.
Judges 6:13 "Pardon me, my lord," Gideon replied, "but if the LORD is with us, why has all this happened to us? Where are all his wonders that our ancestors told us about when they said, 'Did not the LORD bring us up out of Egypt?' But now the LORD has abandoned us and given us into the hand of Midian."