Judges Chapter 1

JUDGES CHAPTER ONE In this chapter we will be looking at the cooperation between Judah and Simeon. (1-4) We will learn more Adoni-bezek and why they amputated his right thumbs and right toe nails. (5-7) Jerusalem and Hebron are conquered. (8-12) The Kenites (in laws of Moses)join Judah. (16) Hormah, Gaza, Askelon and Ekron taken. […]

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Judges Chapter 2

JUDGES CHAPTER 2 1 An Angel rebuketh the people at Bochim. 6 The wickedness of the new generation after Joshua. 14 God’s anger and pity towards them. 20 The Canaanites are left to prove Israel. Verse 1 Then the Angel of the Lord came up from Gilgal to Bochim, and said: “I led you up […]

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Judges Chapter 3

JUDGES CHAPTER 3 Judge 3:1 Now these are the nations which the LORD left, to prove Israel by them, even as many of Israel as had not known all the wars of Canaan; These are the nations. The writer, having finished his interpretation of the history of the entire period of the judges, now turns […]

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Judges Chapter 4

JUDGES CHAPTER 4 1 Deborah and Barak deliver them from Jabin and Sisera. 18 Jael killeth Sisera. Verses 1,2 When Ehud was dead, the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the Lord. 2 So the Lord sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor. The […]

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Judges Chapter 5

JUDGES CHAPTER 5 The song of Deborah and Barak. Verse 1 Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying: Sang. It has been a favorite method of many nations to celebrate national victories by martial songs. The national anthems of many countries illustrate the type of song found in chapter […]

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Judges Chapter 6

JUDGES CHAPTER 6 1 The Israelites for their sin are oppressed by Midian. 8 A prophet rebuketh them. 11 An angel sendeth Gideon for their deliverance. 17 Gideon’s present is consumed with fire. 25 Gideon destroyeth Baal’s altar, and offereth a sacrifice upon the altar Jehovah-shalom. 28 Joash defendeth his son, and calleth him Jerubbaal. […]

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Judges Chapter 7

JUDGES CHAPTER 7 1 Gideon’s army of two and thirty thousand is brought to three hundred. 9 He is encouraged by the dream and interpretation of the barley cake. 16 His stratagem of trumpets and lambs in pitchers. 24 The Ephraimites take Oreb and Zeeb. 1. Well of Harod. This abundant spring, under another name, […]

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Judges Chapter 8

JUDGES CHAPTER 8 1 Gideon pacifieth the Ephraimites. 4 Succoth and Penuel refuse to relieve Gideon’s army. 10 Zebah and Zalmunna are taken. 13 Succoth and Penuel are destroyed. 18 Gideon revengeth his brethren’s death on Zebah and Zalmunna. 22 He refuseth government. 24 His ephod cause of idolatry. 28 Midian subdued. 29 Gidoen’s children, […]

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Judges Chapter 9

JUDGES CHAPTER 9 1 Abimelech by conspiracy with the Shechemites, and murder of his brethren, is made king. 7 Jotham by a parable rebuketh them, and foretelleth their ruin. 22 Gaal conspireth with the Shechemites against him. 30 Zebul revealeth it. 34 Abimelech overcometh them, and soweth the city with salt. 46 He burneth the […]

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Judges Chapter 10

JUDGES CHAPTER 10 1 Tola judgeth Israel in Shamir. 3 Jair, whose thirty sons had thirty cities. 6 The Philistines and Ammonites oppress Israel. 10 In their misery God sendeth them to their false gods. 15 Upon their repentance he pitieth them. 1. After Abimelech. The verse provides no clue as to whether there was […]

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