JUDGES



CHAPTER 1

  1. In all of Israel's conquests, what did they fail to do?
  2. What did they elect to do with some of the inhabitants of Canaan?

CHAPTER 2

  1. How did God feel about Israel's covenant with some of the people of Canaan?
  2. To what did Israel soon fall?
  3. What did God raise up for Israel to help them in times of their oppression?

CHAPTER 3

  1. Why were some nations yet to be taken by Israel?
  2. Who were the first two judges of Israel?

CHAPTER 4

  1. Who was Deborah?
  2. Why did Barak want Deborah to go with him to battle?
  3. What did Barak lose because of his request to Deborah?
  4. Who killed Sisera?

CHAPTER 5

  1. Who did the song of Deborah condemn and who did it praise?

CHAPTER 6

  1. Who did God choose to lead Israel against the Midianites?
  2. What did Gideon say to God about he and his people?
  3. a. What did the angel of the Lord tell Gideon to destroy? b. When did Gideon decide to do this?
  4. By what sign did Gideon know that God would be with him?
  5. What was the second sign given to Gideon so he would know that God was with him ?

CHAPTER 7

  1. a. How many men did Gideon have to fight the Midianites? b. Why did God want Gideon to reduce his number of men?
  2. a. To what number did God further reduce Gideon's men? b. How did God tell Gideon to do this?
  3. What strategy did Gideon use against the camp of Midian?

CHAPTER 8

  1. Why was the tribe of Ephraim upset with Gideon?
  2. a. What did Gideon make with some of the plunder from the Midianites? b. What did the people end up doing with this?
  3. How many sons did Gideon have before his death?

CHAPTER 9

  1. What did Abimelech do to his brothers?
  2. Who escaped from Abimelech's hand?
  3. What did Jotham predict against Abimelech?
  4. Who was the first person to turn on Abimelech?
  5. Who killed the people of Shechem and Beth Millo?
  6. How was Abimelech killed?

CHAPTER 10

  1. What nation came against Israel at this time?

CHAPTER 11

  1. Why did Jephthah's brothers drive him from their father's house?
  2. What did Jephthah soon become?
  3. Who did the elders of Israel call on when Ammon made war with Israel?
  4. Why were the people of Ammon upset with Israel?
  5. By what source was Jephthah able to justify his position?
  6. What did Jephthah vow to the Lord if he defeated the Ammonites?
  7. Who met Jephthah when he returned from his battle?

CHAPTER 12

  1. a. What tribe of Israel came against Jephthah and his men? b. Why did they come against Jephthah? c. What attitude and heart do we see in these people?

CHAPTER 13

  1. What did an angel of the Lord tell Manoah's wife?
  2. What was the child of Manoah and his wife to become?
  3. What could the child not eat or drink?
  4. What did Manoah and his wife name their child?

CHAPTER 14

  1. Who did Samson wish to marry?
  2. a. What did Samson kill with his bare hands? b. What was in the carcass later?

CHAPTER 15

  1. When Samson's wife was taken from him, what did he do?
  2. a. What did Samson use to kill some Philistine men? b. How many men did he kill?

CHAPTER 16

  1. What did the lords of the Philistines offer Delilah for information against Samson's strength?
  2. What was it that made Samson so strong?
  3. What did the Philistines do to Samson after he became weak?
  4. How many people did Samson kill at his death?

CHAPTER 17

  1. Who was Micah's first priest?
  2. Who did Micah find to be his priest later?
  3. How did Micah pay his priest?

CHAPTER 18

  1. What were the spies from Dan on their way to do when they stopped at Micah's house?
  2. Later, what did the men of Dan convince Micah's priest to do?

CHAPTER 19

  1. What town did a Levite and his concubine stop in for the night?
  2. What happened to the man's concubine?
  3. What did the man do with his concubine after this?

CHAPTER 20

  1. What did the tribes of Israel decide to do against Benjamin?
  2. How many times did Israel fight the Benjamites before they defeated them?
  3. How many Benjamite men were left?

CHAPTER 21

  1. Where did the tribes first get wives for the Benjamites?
  2. How did the tribes get more wives for the rest of the Benjamites?