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Judges 17

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    Judges 17:1 And there was a man of mount Ephraim, whose name was Micah.
    Judges 17:2 And he said to his mother, The eleven hundred shekels of silver that were taken from you, about which you cursed, and spoke of also in my ears, behold, the silver is with me; I took it. And his mother said, Blessed be you of the LORD, my son.
    Judges 17:3 And when he had restored the eleven hundred shekels of silver to his mother, his mother said, I had wholly dedicated the silver to the LORD from my hand for my son, to make a graven image and a molten image: now therefore I will restore it to you.
    Judges 17:4 Yet he restored the money to his mother; and his mother took two hundred shekels of silver, and gave them to the founder, who made thereof a graven image and a molten image: and they were in the house of Micah.
    Judges 17:5 And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
    Judges 17:6 In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes.
    Judges 17:7 And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who was a Levite, and he sojourned there.
    Judges 17:8 And the man departed out of the city from Bethlehemjudah to sojourn where he could find a place: and he came to mount Ephraim to the house of Micah, as he journeyed.
    Judges 17:9 And Micah said to him, From where come you? And he said to him, I am a Levite of Bethlehemjudah, and I go to sojourn where I may find a place.
    Judges 17:10 And Micah said to him, Dwell with me, and be to me a father and a priest, and I will give you ten shekels of silver by the year, and a suit of apparel, and your victuals. So the Levite went in.
    Judges 17:11 And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man was to him as one of his sons.
    Judges 17:12 And Micah consecrated the Levite; and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.
    Judges 17:13 Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite to my priest.