In Judges, when the Israelites do evil in the sight of the Lord, how does God respond?


By selling them to their enemies

(Or delivered them, or strengthened the hands of their enemies.)

Here are some examples:

The children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD. Judges 2:11

And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies. 2:14


The children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD. Judges 3:7

The anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them. 3:8


The children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD. Judges 3:12a

The LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD. 3:12b


The children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD. Judges 4:1

And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan. 4:2


The children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD. Judges 6:1a

And the LORD delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years. 6:1b


The children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD. Judges 10:6

And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he sold them into the hands of the Philistines, and into the hands of the children of Ammon. 10:7


And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD. Judges 13:1a

And the LORD delivered them into the hand of the Philistines forty years. 13:1b