Hence it is noteworthy that the late editor of Judges has given the first place to Othniel, a Kenizzite, and therefore of Edomite affinity, though subsequently reckoned as a Judaean (Judg i.
May imply that he was properly a secular leader, comparable to Othniel, Gideon or Jephthah (see I Sam.
7), x years; Othniel (iii.
4 Namely, Moses (in the wilderness), Joshua, Othniel, Ehud, Deborah, Gideon, Jephthah, Samson, Eli, Samuel, Saul and David.
1827) in France, in America of Edward Drinker Cope (1840-1897) and Othniel Charles Marsh (1831-1899).
To this succeeds a noteworthy example of the Deuteronomic treatment of tradition in the achievement of Othniel the only Judaean "judge," The bareness of detail, not to speak of the improbability of the situation, renders its genuineness doubtful, and the passage is one of the indications of a secondary Deuteronomic redaction.
V.) is that of central Palestine; the exceptions are Othniel and Samson-the latter interrupting the introduction in x., and its sequel, the former now entirely due to the Deuteronomic editor.
In Husham, the third king, several scholars (Gratz, Klostermann, Marquart, &c.) have recognized the true adversary of Othniel (q.v.; Judg.