Judges 2:11

A Monotonous Cycle

2:11 The Israelites did evil before the Lord by worshiping the Baals.

Judges 2:13

2:13 They abandoned the Lord and worshiped Baal and the Ashtars.

tn Heb “in the eyes of.”

tn Or “serving”; or “following.”

tn Some English translations simply transliterate the plural Hebrew term (“Ashtaroth,” cf. NAB, NASB), pluralize the transliterated Hebrew singular form (“Ashtoreths,” cf. NIV), or use a variation of the name (“Astartes,” cf. NRSV).

sn The Ashtars were local manifestations of the goddess Astarte.