Study Guide

Book of Judges Figures

Samson and Delilah

In the summer blockbuster that is Judges, Samson is the leading man. Tall, dark, and hairy, he...

Israel and the Lord

What's with these two? Fight, fight, fight; break up; make up; fight some more… They're...

Deborah and the Dude-Manglers

Judges is unique in that—with the possible (and debatable) exception of Delilah—the...

Gideon

Gideon, along with Samson and Deborah, rounds out the "Big Three" of the judges. He grows to...

Abimelech

Abimelech is so bad, it's kind of cool. The quasi-illegitimate son of Gideon, he decides he wants...

Jephthah

You can't help but root for the banished underdog who becomes the leader of his people. Jephthah...