Judges - Judges The struggle for Canaan 1.1-2.10: The...

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Judges The struggle for Canaan 1.1-2.10: The Invasion of Canaan Different from account in Joshua o Tribes fight separately & in alliances to secure the land; o Central problem of book is stated in 2.1-5; see Joshua 23.11-13 2.11-3.6: Preview of the Judge Narratives The judge narratives in the book follow a repeating pattern, or cycle, described in this section: o Apostasy/rebellion [2.11-13] o Oppression [2.14-15] o Repentance [2.18b] o Deliverance [2.16-19] 3.7-16.31: The Judge Narratives There are a total of 12 judges mentioned in the book. They can be divided into major and minor judges. Major Judges are so designated because the author gives greater attention to their careers. Minor judges are so designated because the author mentions little more than their name and term service. Judges’ Characteristics Physical deliverers- primary emphasis/contribution Acquire & hold their position due to “charismatic” personality; the Spirit of YHWH is
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