Their land was overrun by frogs, which even got into the rooms of their kings.
They bind 1 their kings in chains, and their nobles in iron shackles,
Now they must put away their spiritual prostitution and the pillars of their kings far from me, and then I will live among them forever.
He will hand over their kings to you and you will erase their very names from memory. 1 Nobody will be able to resist you until you destroy them.
Just as a thief has to suffer dishonor when he is caught, so the people of Israel 1 will suffer dishonor for what they have done. 2 So will their kings and officials, their priests and their prophets.
All of them are blazing like an oven; they devour their rulers. All of their kings fall – and none of them call on me!
Joshua defeated the whole land, including the hill country, the Negev, the lowlands, 1 the slopes, and all their kings. He left no survivors. He annihilated everything that breathed, just as the Lord God of Israel had commanded.
Joshua captured all these royal cities and all their kings and annihilated them with the sword, 1 as Moses the Lord’s servant had commanded.
from Mount Halak on up to Seir, as far as Baal Gad in the Lebanon Valley below Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and executed them. 1
Their descendants 1 entered and possessed the land. You subdued before them the Canaanites who were the inhabitants of the land. You delivered them into their hand, together with their kings and the peoples of the land, to deal with as they pleased.
I am determined to do so because the people of Israel and Judah have made me angry with all their wickedness – they, their kings, their officials, their priests, their prophets, and especially the people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem 1 have done this wickedness. 2
He said to me: “Son of man, this is the place of my throne 1 and the place for the soles of my feet, 2 where I will live among the people of Israel forever. The house of Israel will no longer profane my holy name, neither they nor their kings, by their spiritual prostitution or by the pillars of their kings set up when they die. 3