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What does “they chose new gods” mean in the song of Deborah and Barak? (Judges 5:8)

This is the context from song of Deborah and Barak: 6 “In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath,     in the days of Jael, the highways were abandoned,     and travellers kept to the byways. 7 The villagers ceased in Israel;     they ceased to be until I arose;     I, Deborah, arose as a mother in Israel. 8 When new gods were […]