This summary of the book of judges provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of judges. For those looking for something more indepth on the book of judges, the commentary by daniel block in the nac series is the place to start. Study the bible online using commentary on judges and more. Read judges commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. As in many other books in the old testament the author of the book of judges is not mentioned either. A free bible version and commentary on the book of judges in easyenglish. Judges 2 chapter 1 the book of judges is the history of israel during the government of the judges, who were occasional deliverers, raised up by god to rescue israel from their oppressors, to reform the state of religion, and to administer justice to the people. The book of judges kjv audio holy bible high quality and best speed book 7 duration.
Book of judges matthew henrys bible commentary concise. The book of judges shows us a time that is sometimes confusing, difficult, and dark. Exploring two vastly different pictures of the israelite people as displayed in the books of judges. It is, by far, the best intermediateadvanced level commentary on the. Book of judges bible study commentary the cycle of sin. With the book of judges, i really need two first place ribbons. Judges, ruth new american commentary, 1999 daniel block. The following statements in judges indicate its origin at the beginning of king sauls reign. Judges free bible commentary in easy english easyenglish bible. Best commentaries and books on judges logos bible software. The book of judges is filled with people very much like us people with godgiven.
The book of judges describes the time after the death of joshua judges 1. Judges commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. Eli and samuel, the two judges that fall not within this book, were of levi. It seems, there was no judge of reuben or simeon, gad or asher.
If the reader were to purchase only one commentary on the book of judges, this is the one i would recommend. According to ancient jewish tradition the author was. The title refers to the leaders israel had from the time of the elders who outlived joshua until the time of the monarchy. Judges with book summary versebyverse bible commentary.
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New international commentary on the old testament hardcover. Judges overview, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. Othniel, ehud, deborah, barak, sisera, jael, gideon, abimelech, jephthah, samson. The book of judges is the history of israel during the government of the judges, who were occasional deliverers, raised up by god to rescue israel from their oppressors, to reform the state of religion, and to administer justice to the people. Then there was peace, which continued for many years.615 1348 1463 1316 1248 783 593 1676 1179 1135 500 970 17 573 533 238 907 467 1683 506 1581 1262 525 1040 623 265 1024 342 537 156 1644 512 101 324 706 1190 504 1348 675 751 413 796 687 992 1377