And it came to pass when the judge
shaphat  (shaw-fat')
to judge, i.e. pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication, to vindicate or punish; by extenssion, to govern; passively, to litigate
was dead
maveth  (maw'-veth)
death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin -- (be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
that they returned
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
and corrupted
shachath  (shaw-khath')
to decay, i.e. (causatively) ruin -- batter, cast off, corrupt(-er, thing), destroy(-er, -uction), lose, mar, perish, spill, spoiler, utterly, waste(-r).
themselves more than their fathers
'ab  (awb)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
in following
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
'achar  (akh-ar')
the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses)
'acher  (akh-air')
hinder; generally, next, other, etc. -- (an-)other man, following, next, strange.
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
to serve
`abad  (aw-bad')
to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc.
them and to bow down
shachah  (shaw-khaw')
to depress, i.e. prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God)
unto them they ceased
naphal  (naw-fal')
to fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative)
not from their own doings
ma`alal  (mah-al-awl')
an act (good or bad) -- doing, endeavour, invention, work.
nor from their stubborn
qasheh  (kaw-sheh')
severe -- churlish, cruel, grievous, hard(-hearted), thing), heavy, + impudent, obstinate, prevailed, rough(-ly), sore, sorrowful, stiff(necked), stubborn, + in trouble.
derek  (deh'-rek)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb