10:6 The Israelites again did evil in the Lord’s sight. 1 They worshiped 2 the Baals and the Ashtars, 3 as well as the gods of Syria, Sidon, 4 Moab, the Ammonites, and the Philistines. 5 They abandoned the Lord and did not worship 6 him.
1 tn Heb “in the eyes of the
2 tn Or “served;” or “followed.”
3 sn The Ashtars were local manifestations of the goddess Ashtar (i.e., Astarte).
4 map For location see Map1-A1; JP3-F3; JP4-F3.
5 tn Heb “the gods of Syria, the gods of Sidon, the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites, and the gods of the Philistines.”
6 tn Or “serve”; or “follow.”