Deceit, Assassination, and Deliverance
3:12 The Israelites again did evil in the Lord’s sight. 1 The Lord gave King Eglon of Moab control over Israel 2 because they had done evil in the Lord’s sight. 3:13 Eglon formed alliances with 3 the Ammonites and Amalekites. He came and defeated Israel, and they seized the City of Date Palm Trees. 3:14 The Israelites were subject to 4 King Eglon of Moab for eighteen years.