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Judges 1 [Full Chapter]
[ Israel’s Failure to Complete the Conquest of Canaan ] After the death of Joshua, the Israelites inquired of the Lord, “Who shall go up first for us against the Canaanites, to fight against them?” The Lord said, “Judah shall go up. I hereby give the land into his hand.” Judah said to his brother Simeon, “Come up with me into the territory allotted to me, that we may fight against the Canaanites; then I too will go with you into the territory allotted to you.” So Simeon went with him. ...

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Let them sit as judges for the people at all times; let them bring every important case to you, but decide every minor case themselves. So it will be easier for you, and they will bear the burden with you.
When people who are fighting injure a pregnant woman so that there is a miscarriage, and yet no further harm follows, the one responsible shall be fined what the woman’s husband demands, paying as much as the judges determine.
[ Legal Decisions by Priests and Judges ] If a judicial decision is too difficult for you to make between one kind of bloodshed and another, one kind of legal right and another, or one kind of assault and another—any such matters of dispute in your towns—then you shall immediately go up to the place that the Lord your God will choose,
All Israel, alien as well as citizen, with their elders and officers and their judges, stood on opposite sides of the ark in front of the levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded at the first, that they should bless the people of Israel.
[ The Tribes Renew the Covenant ] Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel; and they presented themselves before God.
Yet they did not listen even to their judges; for they lusted after other gods and bowed down to them. They soon turned aside from the way in which their ancestors had walked, who had obeyed the commandments of the Lord; they did not follow their example.
Whenever the Lord raised up judges for them, the Lord was with the judge, and he delivered them from the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the Lord would be moved to pity by their groaning because of those who persecuted and oppressed them.
[ Elimelech’s Family Goes to Moab ] In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land, and a certain man of Bethlehem in Judah went to live in the country of Moab, he and his wife and two sons.
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19 topical index results for “Judges”

AARON » Judges Israel in the absence of Moses (Exodus 24:14)
BEER-SHEBA » The most southern city of Palestine » Two sons of Samuel were judges at (1 Samuel 8:2)
GOVERNMENT » MOSAIC » See JUDGES
MICAH » One of the minor prophets » The injustice of judges and falsehoods of false prophets (Micah 3)
OPPRESSION » National, God judges (Acts 7:7)
RULERS » WICKED » See JUDGES
SHAMIR » A city on Mount Ephraim » The home and burial place of Tola, one of Israel's judges (leaders) (Judges 10:1,2)
SHECHEM » Also called SYCHAR, a city of refuge in Mount Ephr » Joshua assembled the tribes of Israel at, with all their elders, chiefs, and judges, and presented them before the Lord (Joshua 24:1-28)

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