Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Bible References

New gods

Judges 2:12
and they forsook Jehovah, the God of their fathers, who brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the peoples that were round about them, and bowed themselves down unto them: and they provoked Jehovah to anger.
Deuteronomy 32:16
They moved him to jealousy with strange gods ; With abominations provoked they him to anger.

Was there

Judges 4:3
And the children of Israel cried unto Jehovah: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.
1 Samuel 13:19
Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel; for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

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