Old Testament Judges

01 Judah, Simeon, and Joseph continue to conquer the Canaanites-Remnants of the Canaanites remain in the lands of Judah, Manasseh 02 An angel rebukes Israel for not serving the Lord-As a pattern of future events, a new generation arises that forsakes the Lord and serves Baal and 03 The children of Israel intermarry with the Canaanites, worship false gods, and are cursed-Othniel judges the Israelites-They serve Moab and 04 Deborah, a prophetess, judges Israel-She and Barak deliver Israel from the Canaanites-Jael, a woman, slays Sisera, the Canaanite. 05 Deborah and Barak sing a song of praise because Israel is delivered from Canaanite bondage. 06 Israel is in bondage to the Midianites-An angel appears to Gideon and calls him to deliver Israel-He overthrows the altar of Baal, the Spirit of 07 Gideon's army is reduced to 300-They frighten the Midianite armies with trumpets and lights-The Midianites fight among themselves, flee, and are 08 Gideon pursues and destroys the Midianites-He frees the children of Israel but refuses their invitation to reign as king over them-Gideon dies 09 Gideon's son Abimelech is made king-He slays his seventy brothers-Jotham tells a fable of trees choosing a king-The Shechemites conspire 10 Tola and then Jair judge Israel-The children of Israel worship false gods, are forsaken by the Lord, and are distressed by their enemies-They repent 11 Jephthah is chosen as the captain of the armies of Israel-The Ammonites assail Israel in war-Jephthah is guided by the Spirit and defeats Ammon 12 The Gileadites slay 42,000 Ephraimites-Jephthah, Ibzan, Elon, and Abdon each in turn judge Israel. 13 Israel is in Philistine bondage for forty years-An angel comes to Manoah's wife and promises a son who will begin to deliver Israel-The angel comes 14 Samson slays a young lion with his bare hands-He marries a Philistine wife, propounds a riddle, is deceived by his wife, and slays thirty 15 Samson burns the grain of the Philistines-They burn his wife and father-in-law-Samson slays a thousand Philistines at Lehi with the jawbone of an 16 Samson carries away the doors of the gate of Gaza-He loves Delilah, who delivers him to the Philistines-He destroys a building, killing himself 17 Micah has a house of gods (images) and consecrates his own priests. 18 The Danites send men to seek an inheritance-They take Micah's images and priest, burn the city of Laish, and set up idolatry. 19 A Levite's concubine returns to her father-Her husband takes her back, and they lodge overnight in Gibeah-The men of Gibeah abuse the 20 All Israel arises against the Benjaminites, who refuse to deliver up the men of Gibeah-The Benjamites are smitten and destroyed. 21 The people lament the desolation of Benjamin-The inhabitants of Jabesh-Gilead are destroyed for not engaging in the war with