Notes: June 17, 2008 – Judges 10

More Judges…

Tola of Issachar, 23 years (1-2)

Jair, a Gileadite, 22 years  (3-5)

Events leading to the call of Jephthah (6-18)

  • Worshiping Baalim, Ashtaroth, and the gods of Syria, Zidon, Moab, Ammon and Philistia (6)
  • The angered Jehovah allows the Philistines and Ammonites to oppress Israel for 18 years (7-9)
  • “We have sinned,” the people cried; but Jehovah replied “Go and cry unto the gods you have chosen; let them deliver you in the time of your tribulation.” (14)
  • Nevertheless, the people attempted to rid themselves of idolatry and to wait upon the Lord for deliverance (16-18)