Introduction to Judges

2 Nov 2018 Book of Judges

Name: Judges

Division: Old Testament

Category: History

Purpose: To show that God’s judgment against sin is certain, and his forgiveness of sin and restoration to relationship are just as certain for those who repent

Book No in BIBLE: 7

In Old Testament: 7

In History: 2

No. of Chapters: 21

No. of Verses: 618

Author: Samuel

Date Written: Approx. 1043 – 1004 BC

Place of Writing: Canaan

History Covered: 1220 – 1050 BC

Audience: People of Israel

Judges Statistics

Based on its weight of 21 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and History. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in History: 249

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Key Verse

In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes (17:6)

Key People

Othniel

Ehud

Deborah

Gideon

Abimelech

Jephthah

Samson

Delilah

Key Places

Bokim

Jericho

Hazor

Hill of moreh

Shechem

Land of ammon

Timnah

Valley of sorek

Gaza

Hill country of Ephraim

Dan

Gibeah

Mizpah

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