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1. Which of the following most accurately describes a major theme of the Book of Judges?
2. What does the word translated "judges" most nearly mean?
3. How many judges are mentioned in the Book of Judges?
4. Who is traditionally credited with writing the book of Judges?
5. At the beginning of Judges, Caleb offers to give his daughter as a wife to any man who can take the city of Kirjathsepher. Who succeeds in winning Achsah's hand?
6. Judges begins with the continued conquest of Caanan. Do the Jews completely drive out the Canaanites?
7. After the conquest of Canaan, the Jews begin to serve the Lord. When do they switch courses and start to do "evil in the sight of the Lord"?
8. Ehud, judge of Israel, assassinates the king of what nation?
9. Who judged Israel after Ehud?
10. Deborah, a prophetess, judge, and warrior, fought to defeat Jabin the king of Canaan. What was the name of Jabin's captain of the host?
11. After Deborah's judgeship, however, the people again turn from God, and are oppressed by the Midianites. What thresher of wheat does God then raise up to deliver them?
12. The book of Judges is about the days before Israel had a regular king. Yet one man did manage to become a king during this time period. Who?
13. Which judge had 30 sons, 30 cities, and 30 colts?
14. This judge's mother was a prostitute, and so his half-brothers drove him away. However, he returned to deliver his people from the Ammonites.
15. Puritan poet John Milton wrote a spiritualized closet drama about what judge's final days?
16. Which of the following Judges is not listed in the "roll call of faith" in the New Testament Book of Hebrews?
17. What strange man of Ephraim built a shrine in his own home and then paid a Levite to live with him and be his personal priest?
18. What tribe killed the people of Laish, burned the city, set up a graven image, and kept their own priests?
19. While in Gibeah, a certain Levite is threatened with rape by the men of the city, so he offers his would-be assailants his concubine for a night of abuse. When he departs the next morning and finds her dead, what does he do?
20. What is the something sweet in Samson's riddle, "Out of the eater, something to eat; / out of the strong, something sweet"?
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