Book of Judges
Book of Judges Analysis
Literary Devices in Book of Judges
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Don't forget, Shmoop-ites: it took Israel a really long time to get to Canaan, and it's meant to be the Promised Land—where Israel's destiny will be fulfilled, God's blessings will pour down from...
What's Up With the Title?
The Book of Judges is set during the time between the prophets (Abraham, Moses, etc.) and the kings (Saul, David, Solomon, etc.). The function of judges differs from that of prophets or kings in th...
Sex Drugs And Violence Rating
These people don't have time for drugs. They're too busy cutting off thumbs, chopping concubines into pieces, gouging out eyes, smashing skulls with rocks, clobbering with a donkey's jawbone, behea...
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