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Shofetim 2:4-6 Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB)

And it came to pass, when the Malach Hashem spoke these words unto kol Bnei Yisroel, that HaAm lifted up their voice, and wept.

And they called the shem of that place Bochim; and they sacrificed there unto Hashem.

And when Yehoshua had let HaAm go, the Bnei Yisroel went every ish unto his nachalah to possess HaAretz.

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Judges 2:4-6 New International Version (NIV)

When the angel of the Lord had spoken these things to all the Israelites, the people wept aloud, and they called that place Bokim.[a] There they offered sacrifices to the Lord.

Disobedience and Defeat

After Joshua had dismissed the Israelites, they went to take possession of the land, each to their own inheritance.


  1. Judges 2:5 Bokim means weepers.
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