Jephthah sentence example
- Jabneh (name of a city), Jabin, Jamlek, Jiptah (Jephthah), &c. Most of these really are verbs, the suppressed or implicit subject being 'el, " numen, god," or the name of a god; cf.
- Jephthah, one of the Israelite "judges," delivered Gilead from Ammon, who resumed the attack under its king Nahash, only to be repulsed by Saul.
- After a brief notice of two "minor judges" (see below), follows the story of Jephthah.
- The story of Jephthah's fight with Ammon is linked to the preceding introduction by x.
- 29 and 32 are variants, and Jephthah's home is placed variously in Tob.Advertisement
- There is a general resemblance between the victories of Gideon and Jephthah, which is emphasized by the close relation between viii.
- See further Jephthah.
- 49); apparently the site of the camp of the Israelites when about to attack the Ammonites under Jephthah's leadership (Judges x.
- Stories of successful warfare and of temporary leaders (see Abimelech; Ehud; Gideon; Jephthah) form an introduction to the institution of the Israelite monarchy, an epoch of supreme importance in biblical history.
- A somewhat wild Bedouin disposition, fostered by their surroundings, was retained by the Israelite in habitants of Gilead to a late period of their history, and seems to be to some extent discernible in what we read alike of Jephthah, of David's Gadites, and of the prophet Elijah.Advertisement