Jephthah

by John Christopherson

Publisher: The University of Delaware press in Newark, Del

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Greek and English on opposite pages.

Statementby John Christopherson; the Greek text edited and translated into English by Francis Howard Fobes ... with an introduction by Wilbur Owen Sypherd.
GenreDrama.
ContributionsFobes, F. H. tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA5310.C2 J4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6730071M
LC Control Number29014930
OCLC/WorldCa1825353

14 And Jephthah sent messengers again unto the king of the children of Ammon: 15 And said unto him, Thus saith Jephthah, Israel took not away the land of Moab, nor the land of the children of Ammon: [By the way, Moab and Ammon descend from Lot’s two daughters.] 16 But when Israel came up from Egypt, and walked through the wilderness unto the. The whole of this message shows that Jephthah was well acquainted with the books of Moses. His argument was clear, and his demand reasonable. Those who possess the most courageous faith, will be the most disposed for peace, and the readiest to make advances to obtain; but rapacity and ambition often cloak their designs under a plea of equity. Jephthah appears in the book of Judges when the Israelites have once again turned from God and as a result, have been delivered into the hands of the Ammonites and Philistines. Jephthah was a courageous and valiant warrior. He was, however, . Jephthah. likes. Jephthah, appears in the Book of Judges as a judge over Israel for a period of six years. According to Judges, he lived in Gilead.

Jephthah (jĕf`thə), in the Book of Judges, a Hebrew raider, son of Gilead and a judge of Israel. He vowed if victorious over the Ammonites to sacrifice the first of his household to meet him on his return. His daughter was the price of this vow. He also masterminded a slaughter of neighboring Ephraimites. Jephthah is also mentioned in the New. Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Christopherson, John, Jephthah. Newark, Del., The University of Delaware press,   Jephthah’s vow concerning his only daughter seems to be another example of the barbarity described in this book (Judg. ). But is it? What exactly did Jephthah vow, and what did he do to his daughter? There are two proposed interpretations: Jephthah offered up his daughter as a whole burnt offering.   Jephthah then conquered the people of Ammon and became the leader or judge of Israel. This part of Jephthah’s story is similar to many of the other judges of Israel but where it differs is the vow that Jephthah made to God. Jephthah told God he would give him the first thing that came out of his house to greet him.

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Jephthah was a hero in the book of Judges, a mighty warrior and natural leader. The Bible tells of Jephthah’s terrible mistake and what it cost. Menu. Home. Jephthah Was a Warrior and Judge, But a Tragic Figure.

Search. Search the site GO. Christianity. The Author: Jack Zavada. Jephthah lived during the 12 th Century B.C., and the Bible says without blushing, “his mother was a prostitute” (Judges NIV). Although Jephthah book to grow up in his father’s household, the prostitute’s son was eventually driven out by his half-brothers who didn’t want him to share in their inheritance.

Jephthah Was an Outlaw King. Question: "Who was Jephthah?" Answer: Jephthah served as a judge over Israel for six years following the leadership of Jair. His account is recorded in Judges — First, Jephthah was a Gileadite but was born of a prostitute.

The analogy with the Jephthah of the Old Testament is strained, at best. Having said that, I found the book interesting and the arguments convincing. There are collected here witnesses to the reality of alternative families that need to be heard, though political correctness with /5(22).

First, if Jephthah offered his daughter as a burnt sacrifice, he did so without God’s approval, for the law of Moses condemned human sacrifice (Deuteronomy ). The writer of the book of Hebrews would not have endorsed that particular atrocity any more than he would have sanctioned Abraham’s lying (Genesis ff), or Rahab’s.

Despite the possibilities of comprehending the narrative as part of the propaganda of the Book of Judges, the story of Jephthah’s daughter remains enigmatic and disturbing to today’s readers. Indeed, this tale of a nameless young woman, with scarcely a voice of her own and with her violent fate precipitated and carried out by her own father.

11 Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior. His father was Gilead; his mother was a prostitute() 2 Gilead’s wife also bore him sons, and when they were grown up, they Jephthah book Jephthah away“You are not going to get any inheritance in our family,” they said, “because you are the son of another woman.” 3 So Jephthah fled from his brothers and settled in the land of.

Jephthah, a judge or regent (often a hero figure) of Israel who dominates a narrative in the Book of Judges, where he is presented as an exemplar of faith for Israel in its monotheistic commitment to the Israelite tribe in Gilead (present northwest Jordan), he was banished from his home and became the head of a powerful band of brigands.

Oppressed by the rapacity of the. The story of Jephthah’s daughter is famous as an example of child sacrifice, yet certain clues in the biblical text imply she may have suffered a very different fate.

The Daughter of Jephthah. If Jephthah were to be arrested for the killing of his daughter, the prosecutor would have some evidence, though largely circumstantial. Verses We have here the treaty between Jephthah, now judge of Israel, and the king of the Ammonites (who is not named), that the controversy between the two nations might, if possible, be accommodated without the effusion of blood.I.

Jephthah, as one having authority, sent to the king of Ammon, who in this war was the aggressor, to demand. Question: "Did Jephthah sacrifice his daughter to the Lord?" Answer: In JudgesJephthah, a judge of Israel, made a foolish vow that if God gave him victory in the upcoming battle, he would sacrifice whatever first came out of his door when he came ah was victorious in the battle against the Ammonites (Judges ).

A warrior named Jephthah was chosen to lead the people in battle against the Ammonites. He said to Jehovah: ‘If you help us win this battle, I promise that when I return home, I will give you the first person who comes out of my house to meet me.’ Jehovah listened to Jephthah’s prayer and helped him win the battle.

” Since Jephthah was the son of a harlot (Judges ), he could not enter the assembly of the Lord, nor could his daughter, or any other descendant to the tenth generation.

So if the intention of Jephthah’s vow was to dedicate his daughter to the Lord’s service, he would be required to redeem her because she could not serve : Tim Chaffey. Now Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior; he was the son of a prostitute, and Gilead was his father.

Judges Again the Israelites did evil in the sight of the LORD, so the LORD delivered them into the hands of the Philistines for forty years. Jephthah, a man who became renowned for his bravery, was the son of a harlot and a man named Gilead–which was also the name of the region where he lived.

His half-brothers, sons of their father’s legitimate wife, fearful that Jephthah would share in their inheritance, expelled him from the family home when he grew up.

The presence of servants is assumed, but SOMETHING has to explain Jephthah's obvious surprise and severe disappointment that it was. Book of Judges Summary. (most notably Jephthah, whose honor-bound sacrifice of his only daughter is one of the more depressing episodes in Judges, which is saying a lot) until we arrive at the main attraction: the story of Samson and Delilah.

God raises up an awesome judge: Deborah, a prophetess and the only female judge in the book. Jephthah in Book of Judges. Jephthah. You can't help but root for the banished underdog who becomes the leader of his people.

Jephthah lives in exile with a band of misfits, outcasts, and merry men, far from the civilized company of his half-brothers (). But when Israel finds itself in need of a mighty soldier, they turn to him, and he. STORY 53 Jephthah’s Promise STORY 54 The Strongest Man STORY 55 A Little Boy Serves God PART 4 Israel’s First King to Captivity in Babylon Show more.

STORY 56 Saul —Israel’s First King STORY 57 God Chooses David. Judges Judges HE OVERCOMES THE AMMONITES. Jephthah passed over unto the children of Ammon and the Lord delivered them into his hands--He met and engaged them at Aroer, a town in the tribe of Gad, upon the Arnon.

A decisive victory crowned the arms of Israel, and the pursuit was continued to Abel (plain of the vineyards. The men of Ephraim regarded themselves as insulted in not having been called by Jephthah to go with him to war against Ammon. This led to a war between the men of Gilead and Ephraim (), in which many of the Ephraimites perished.

(See []SHIBBOLETH.) "Then died Jephthah the Gileadite, and was buried in one of the cities of Gilead" (7). Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic.

He was an influential member in several occult organizations, including the Golden Dawn, the A∴A∴, and Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O.), and is best known today for his occult writings, especially The Book of the Law, the central sacred text of Thelema/5(3).

Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The roles of Deborah, Gideon, and Jephthah: The first notably important judge of the tribal confederacy was Deborah, who was primarily a seer, poet, and interpreter of dreams but still a person endowed with the kind of charisma that identified her as a judge sent from Yahweh.

The story of the victory of the Israelites under the charismatic. Jephthah's Rash Vow (Judges ) Dennis Bratcher. There are some stories in Scripture that present us with challenging questions, often because they come from a world and a culture far removed from our own, and because we have certain ideas about Scripture that prevent us from hearing the stories in that context.

This book is the absolute best commentary of the Jephthah narrative. It presents all sides and their scholarly dilemmas. It’s a shame that this has not been reprinted, and most theologians assume that the Jephthah narrative is by: Jephthah’s story does not begin with him but with Joshua. The book of Judges rehearses Israel’s history from Joshua to Samuel, who likely wrote the book.

1 It ostensibly is designed to demonstrate the need for central leadership, i.e., a king. We sometimes mistakenly assume these books are primarily historical.

1 Jephthah the Gileadite was a mighty warrior. His father was Gilead; his mother was a prostitute. 2 Gilead’s wife also bore him sons, and when they were grown up, they drove Jephthah away. “You are not going to get any inheritance in our family,” they said, “because you are the son of another woman.” 3 So Jephthah fled from his brothers and settled in the land of Tob, where a.

Did Jephthah Sacrifice His Daughter as a Burnt Offering. The passage regarding Jephthah is a controversial and difficult one. In his desire to defeat the children of Ammon, Jephthah made a foolish vow to the Lord: he would offer the first thing he saw coming out of his house as a.

When Jephthah's father Gilead was a young man he succumbed to urges of the flesh and took up with a harlot, Jephthah was the result of this union. We are told in the book of Judges Chapter 11 that Jephthah went into exile in the land of Tob " worthless men banded together with Jephthah and went our raiding with him.".

JEPHTHAH'S DAUGHTER: A LAMENT. And it came to pass at the end of two months, that she returned unto her father, who did with her according to the vow which he had vowed; and she had not known man. And it was a custom in Israel, that the daughters of Israel went yearly to lament the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite four days in a year.

Jephthah In writing on this victory by God for the Israelites, Jephthah speaks before thinking. I love the fact that more often than not God doesn't take literally are the words I speak, in marriage vows and other times I made a spoken : Naftali Silberberg.Judges 11 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW) Jephthah Called to Be Judge.

11 Jephthah was a soldier from the region of Gilead. Jephthah’s father was named Gilead. His mother was a prostitute. 2 Gilead’s wife also gave birth to sons. When his .Lesson Jephthah Introduced Preschool Lesson Jephthah Introduced Beginner Lesson Jephthah Introduced Primary Lesson Jephthah Delivers Israel Preschool Lesson Jephthah Delivers Israel Beginner Lesson Jephthah Delivers Israel Primary Lesson Samson's Birth Preschool Lesson Samson's Birth Beginner.