The Book of Judges

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 128 pages
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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1913. Excerpt: ... THE BOOK OF JUDGES A. THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN AND THE SETTLEMENT OF THE TRIBES, 1:1-2:5 I. Conquests In Southern And Central Palestine, 1:1-26 1. And it came to pass after the death of Joshua, that RP I: I the children of Israel asked of the Lord, saying, Who J 1:1-2:5. In this section of the Book of Judges are given in the briefest outline an account of the conquest by the tribes of Judah and Simeon of the Canaanites of the district near Jerusalem (1: 1-8), of those located at Hebron and Debir (1: 9-15), of those of the land farther south (1: 16 f.), and likewise of those of the lowland or Shephelah to the west (1: 18-21); an account of the conquest by the house of Joseph of Bethel (1: 22-26); and then lists of unconquered Canaanites who dwelt in the territories of the tribes of Manasseh, Ephraim, Zebulun, Asher, Naphtali, and Dan (1:27-36); and finally an explanation of the presence of these unconquered Canaanites (2: 1-5). The section is from the primitive document J, but has been annotated or glossed by the priestly editor, Rp. 1. And it came to pass after the death of Joshua. A statement from the canonical editor to show the relation of the Book of Judges to the Book of Joshua which closes with the death of Joshua. In reality, however, this chapter describes the conquest, and is another version of that related in the Book of Joshua as having taken place under Joshua. That the children of Israel asked of the Lord. The original connection of this asking is not here given. It presupposes that the Jordan had been crossed and Jericho conquered (cf. Josh. 3-6). We may think of the tribes of Israel encamped in the neighborhood of shall go up for us first against the Canaanites, to 2. fight against them? And the Lord said, Judah shall go up: behold, I have delivered the land into his h...

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