Judges 3:7
New International Version
The Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD; they forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs.

New Living Translation
The Israelites did evil in the LORD's sight. They forgot about the LORD their God, and they served the images of Baal and the Asherah poles.

English Standard Version
And the people of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD. They forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asheroth.

Berean Study Bible
So the Israelites did evil in the sight of the LORD; they forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs.

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asheroth.

King James Bible
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgat the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the groves.

Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites did what was evil in the LORD's sight; they forgot the LORD their God and worshiped the Baals and the Asherahs.

Contemporary English Version
The Israelites sinned against the LORD by forgetting him and worshiping idols of Baal and Astarte.

Good News Translation
The people of Israel forgot the LORD their God; they sinned against him and worshiped the idols of Baal and Asherah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Israelites did what was evil in the LORD's sight; they forgot the LORD their God and worshiped the Baals and the Asherahs.

International Standard Version
The Israelis kept on practicing evil in full view of the LORD. They forgot the LORD their God and served Canaanite male and female deities.

NET Bible
The Israelites did evil in the LORD's sight. They forgot the LORD their God and worshiped the Baals and the Asherahs.

New Heart English Bible
The children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served the Baals and the Asheroth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The people of Israel did what the LORD considered evil. They forgot the LORD their God and served other gods and goddesses-the Baals and the Asherahs.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served the Baalim and the Asheroth.

New American Standard 1977
And the sons of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served the Baals and the Asheroth.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the sons of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD and forgot the LORD their God and served the Baalim and the groves.

King James 2000 Bible
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the idol poles.

American King James Version
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the groves.

American Standard Version
And the children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and forgat Jehovah their God, and served the Baalim and the Asheroth.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and forgot the Lord their God, and served Baalim and the groves.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they did evil in the sight of the Lord, and they forgot their God, and served Baalim and Astaroth.

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of Jehovah, and forgot Jehovah their God, and served the Baals and the Asherahs.

English Revised Version
And the children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgat the LORD their God, and served the Baalim and the Asheroth.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served Baalim, and the groves.

World English Bible
The children of Israel did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and forgot Yahweh their God, and served the Baals and the Asheroth.

Young's Literal Translation
and the sons of Israel do the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, and forget Jehovah their God, and serve the Baalim and the shrines.
Study Bible
Othniel
7So the Israelites did evil in the sight of the LORD; they forgot the LORD their God and served the Baals and the Asherahs. 8Then the anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and He sold them into the hands of Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia, and the Israelites served him eight years.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:9
Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen, and so that they do not slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and grandchildren.

Judges 2:11
And the Israelites did evil in the sight of the LORD and served the Baals.

Judges 2:13
for they forsook Him and served Baal and the Ashtoreths.

Judges 3:8
Then the anger of the LORD burned against Israel, and He sold them into the hands of Cushan-rishathaim king of Mesopotamia, and the Israelites served him eight years.

Judges 8:34
The Israelites failed to remember the LORD their God who had delivered them from the hands of all their enemies on every side.

1 Samuel 12:9
But they forgot the LORD their God, and He sold them into the hand of Sisera, the commander of the army of Hazor, and into the hands of the Philistines and the king of Moab, who fought against them.

1 Samuel 12:10
Then they cried out to the LORD and said, 'We have sinned, for we have forsaken the LORD and served the Baals and Ashtoreths. Now deliver us from the hands of our enemies, and we will serve You.'

Psalm 106:7
Our fathers in Egypt did not grasp Your wonders or remember Your abundant kindness; but they rebelled by the sea, there at the Red Sea.

Jeremiah 23:27
They suppose the dreams that they tell one another will make My people forget My name, just as their fathers forgot My name through the worship of Baal.

Treasury of Scripture

And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and forgot the LORD their God, and served Baalim and the groves.

did evil

Judges 3:12
And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.

Judges 2:11-13
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim: …

the groves

Judges 6:25
And it came to pass the same night, that the LORD said unto him, Take thy father's young bullock, even the second bullock of seven years old, and throw down the altar of Baal that thy father hath, and cut down the grove that is by it:

Exodus 34:13
But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

Deuteronomy 16:21
Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near unto the altar of the LORD thy God, which thou shalt make thee.







Lexicon
So the Israelites
בְנֵי־ (ḇə·nê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

did
וַיַּעֲשׂ֨וּ (way·ya·‘ă·śū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

evil
הָרַע֙ (hā·ra‘)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7451: Bad, evil

in the sight
בְּעֵינֵ֣י (bə·‘ê·nê)
Preposition-b | Noun - cdc
Strong's Hebrew 5869: An eye, a fountain

of the LORD;
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

they forgot
וַֽיִּשְׁכְּח֖וּ (way·yiš·kə·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7911: To mislay, to be oblivious of, from want of memory, attention

the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

their God
אֱלֹֽהֵיהֶ֑ם (’ĕ·lō·hê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

and served
וַיַּעַבְד֥וּ (way·ya·‘aḇ·ḏū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5647: To work, to serve, till, enslave

the Baals
הַבְּעָלִ֖ים (hab·bə·‘ā·lîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1168: Baal -- a heathen god

and the Asherahs.
הָאֲשֵׁרֽוֹת׃ (hā·’ă·šê·rō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 842: A Phoenician goddess, also an image of the same
(7) Did evil in the sight of the Lord.--Rather, did the evil, as in Judges 2:11.

And the groves.--Rather, and the Asheroth, i.e., the wooden images of the nature-goddess, Asherah (which are called also Asherim). The LXX. render the word Asherah by alsos, "a grove," and other versions follow them. (Sec Exodus 34:13; Deuteronomy 8:5; Deuteronomy 16:21; 2Kings 23:14, &c.) Thus Luther renders it die Hainen, and it used to be erroneously supposed that the word pointed to tree-worship. The Vulgate rundere it "Astaroth." It seems, however, to be clear from the researches of M�vers and others that Asherah and Astarte were different though allied deities. For the latter, see Judges 2:13. Asherah is from a root which means upright (like Orthia or Orthosia, a designation of Artemis, Herod. iv. 87), and her images are generally mentioned in connection with altars and images of Baal (Exodus 34:13; Deuteronomy 7:5; Deuteronomy 12:3; 1Kings 14:23, &c.; Micah 6:12).

Verse 7. - The groves. The Asheroth, here and elsewhere (Judges 6:25, 26; Deuteronomy 16:21, etc.)wrongly rendered groves, were large wooden images or pillars in honour of Ashtoreth, and so are properly coupled with Baalim. This verse is in fact identical in meaning with Judges 2:13, of which it is a repetition (see note to Judges 2:13, and Judges 8:23). 3:1-7 As the Israelites were a type of the church on earth, they were not to be idle and slothful. The Lord was pleased to try them by the remains of the devoted nations they spared. Temptations and trials detect the wickedness of the hearts of sinners; and strengthen he graces of believers in their daily conflict with Satan, sin, and this evil world. They must live in this world, but they are not of it, and are forbidden to conform to it. This marks the difference between the followers of Christ and mere professors. The friendship of the world is more fatal than its enmity; the latter can only kill the body, but the former murders many precious souls.
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