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Jepthah and the Ammonites

Judges 11:4-40 The temptation is great to ignore the first section of this text, and only address the tragic vow made by Jepthah and its consequences.  However, Jepthah’s appeal to the king of the Ammonites deserves some consideration as well.  … Continue reading

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Judges 10:1-11:3 The difference between this narrative and the others in Judges is that Jepthah’s judgeship seems to be initiated by the people, and God endorses it with his favor.  We should not be afraid of doing something that has … Continue reading

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