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Summary

And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and went northward, and said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thine house upon thee with fire.

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Bible References

Wherefore

Judges 8:1
The Ephraimites said to him, "Why have you done such a thing to us? You did not summon us when you went to fight the Midianites!" They argued vehemently with him.
2 Samuel 19:41
Then all the men of Israel began coming to the king. They asked the king, "Why did our brothers, the men of Judah, sneak the king away and help the king and his household cross the Jordan -- and not only him but all of David's men as well?"
Psalm 109:4
They repay my love with accusations, but I continue to pray.
Ecclesiastes 4:4
Then I considered all the skillful work that is done: Surely it is nothing more than competition between one person and another. This also is profitless -- like chasing the wind.
John 10:32
Jesus said to them, "I have shown you many good deeds from the Father. For which one of them are you going to stone me?"

We will burn

Judges 14:15
On the fourth day they said to Samson's bride, "Trick your husband into giving the solution to the riddle. If you refuse, we will burn up you and your father's family. Did you invite us here to make us poor?"
Judges 15:6
The Philistines asked, "Who did this?" They were told, "Samson, the Timnite's son-in-law, because the Timnite took Samson's bride and gave her to his best man." So the Philistines went up and burned her and her father.
Proverbs 27:3
A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, but vexation by a fool is more burdensome than the two of them.
James 3:16
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.
James 4:1
Where do the conflicts and where do the quarrels among you come from? Is it not from this, from your passions that battle inside you?

General references

Proverbs 26:4
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you yourself also be like him.
Mark 3:24
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to stand.

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