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 forsook Yahweh, the God of their fathers, who brought them up out of the land of Egypt, and went after other gods, from among the gods of the peoples who were round about them, and bowed themselves down unto them, - and angered Yahweh.
Deuteronomy 32:16
They moved him to jealousy with foreign gods , - With abominations, angered they him:

Was there

Judges 4:3
And the sons of Israel made outcry unto Yahweh, - for he had, nine hundred chariots of iron, and, he, oppressed the sons of Israel heavily, twenty years.
1 Samuel 13:19
Now, a smith, could not be found, throughout all the land of Israel - for the Philistines had said, Lest the Hebrews make sword or spear.