Book of Judges


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Noun1.Book of Judges - a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judgesBook of Judges - a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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The last verse of the Book of Judges - "In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes" - seems to suit admirably the fictional world Kylatasku creates.
The Deborah Awards, named after the Prophetess Deborah, who, in the Book of Judges, was noted for her courage, wisdom and leadership perfectly describe Carol.
5) This has caused disbelief in the validity of the chronology given in the Book of Judges.
According to Belief Blog, the character based on the biblical Sarah struggles with infertility, while "gold-digging women are likened to Delilah from the Book of Judges, who seduced and deceived Samson .
Arising from presentations at the International Meeting 2008 of the Society of Biblical Literature in Auckland, New Zealand, six contributions discuss the following topics: the Deuteronomistic history in the Persian period, the Book Of Judges as a late construct, national identity as commentary and as metacommentary, Ezra's many identities in Ezra-Nehemiah, David's officials according to the Chronicler, and historiography in Chronicles.
QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 The budgerigar; 2 Wild Thing; 3 Vienna; 4 Parkinson's; 5 Martin Pipe; 6 Michael Portillo; 7 Jane Tennison; 8 Atlanta, 1996; 9 Broadway; 10 Book of Judges.
ANSWERS: 1 The budgerigar; 2 Wild Thing; 3 Vienna; 4 Parkinson's; 5 Martin Pipe; 6 Michael Portillo; 7 Jane Tennison; 8 Atlanta, 1996; 9 Broadway; 10 Book of Judges.
Within this matrix the author has provided a thorough exposition of everything that there is to know about every place name in the biblical Book of Judges.
notes that the issue throughout the book of Judges is whether Israel will be faithful to the covenant, and the book is largely a rehearsal of the people's failure to worship Yahweh alone, ending in the utter chaos of chaps.
Responding in such militaristic ways to the savaging of one's bank account is a characteristic of human behaviour exemplified by Ehud in Chapter 3 of the Book of Judges when he tired of paying tribute to Elgon, king of the Moabites: "And Ehud put forth his left hand, and took the dagger from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly.
Opera in 1992), she's cast this time as the traitorous Philistine seductress in Camille Saint-Saens' reworking of a famously hirsute episode from the Book of Judges.
Being part of the cycle of transgression- oppression- salvation, which serves as the framework for much of the Book of Judges, the Deborah story begins, like the accounts of many other leaders during the period, with the statement, The Israelites again did what was offensive to the Lord (4:1).