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abbr. Bible
Judges
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1:1), Manoach the father of Samson (Judg. 13:2) and Yoash the father of Gideon (Judg.
The name of the city god of Shechem was probably El Berit (Judg. 9:46), while Baal Berit should be seen as a Deuteronomistic emendation (8:33; 9:4).
It doesn't mean Joel's Israel was actually infested, although locusts swarmed the area often enough to become a byword for total disaster (Judg. 6:5 and 7:12; Ps.
One of the most colorful stories in the Bible tells how Ehud, the left-handed Israelite judge from the tribe of Benjamin, freed Israel from Moabite domination (Judg. 3:12-30).
They form a historical bridge between the death of Joshua without a successor just after the twelfth-century B.C.E entry of nomadic Israelite tribes into Canaan (Judg. 1:1), and the tenth-century BCE establishment of the unified monarchy under Saul--a development that only transpired following the tribal elders' beseeching of Samuel, last of the judges, to "make us a king to judge us like all the nations" (1 Sam.
21 (mourning and marriage rules for priests) with rules that can be linked to scandals of two priestly families in Judg. 19 and 1 Sam.
Self-interest or communal interest; an ideology of leadership in the Gideon, Abimelech, and Jephthah narratives (Judg. 6-12).
Finally the bramble, with nothing to offer but its shadow, agrees to reign, but not without making a thinly-veiled threat: if the trees do not put their trust in him, "let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon" (Judg. 9:15).
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As far as the book of Judges is concerned, Noth allowed for considerable post-deuteronomistic supplementation of the work, and indeed left inadequately treated some major sections, such as judges 17-21; yet he maintained that the work represented the creative result of a compilation from two major sources, one an account of the experience of various deliverers and the other the record of the so-called `minor judges', in Judg. 10: 1-5; 12:7-15.
He was victorious in battle, and when he returned to his house his daughter and only child " came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances " (Judg. 11:34).
Thus, the Song could be the Song of Miriam more than that of Moses, and would be just the first of the long songs composed by women in the Bible, like the song of Deborah (Judg. 5:1-31) and the song of Hannah (I Sam.