Othniel (3:7-11)

Study notes  2019
Tags: Othniel; Judges 3:7-11; Israel; Spiritual life
Excerpted from Profiles of the Judges



Description of Spiritual Failure
“And the people of Israel did what was evil in the sight of the Lord. They forgot the Lord their God and served the Baals and the Asheroth” (3:7).
Nation(s) Oppressing Israel Mesopotomia (3:8) 
Nature of Foreign Oppression Service to king Cushan-rishathaim (3:8) 
Length of Foreign Oppression 8 years (3:8)
Cry for Deliverance “the people of Israel cried out to the Lord” (3:9)
Provenance of Judge Of the tribe of Judah (3:9)
Special Notes Othniel’s work was explicitly Spirit-empowered (3:10).
Length of Judge’s Service Not recorded
Duration of Peace 40 years (3:11)


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