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Judges 2

Introduction

Overview

Judges 2:1, An angel rebukes the people at Bochim; Judges 2:6, The wickedness of the new generation after Joshua; Judges 2:14, God’s anger and pity towards them; Judges 2:20, The Canaanites left to prove Israel.

Verse 1

And an angel: or messenger, Judges 6:12, Judges 13:3, Genesis 16:7-10, Genesis 16:13, Genesis 22:11, Genesis 22:12, Genesis 48:16, Exodus 3:2-6, Exodus 14:19, Exodus 23:20, Exodus 33:14, Joshua 5:13, Joshua 5:14, Isaiah 63:9, Hosea 12:3-5, Zechariah 3:1, Zechariah 3:2, Malachi 3:1, Acts 7:30-33

Bochim: Judges 2:5

I made: Exodus 3:7, Exodus 3:8, Exodus 14:14, Exodus 20:2, Deuteronomy 4:34, Psalms 78:51-53, Psalms 105:36-38

have brought: Genesis 12:7, Genesis 22:16, Genesis 22:17, Genesis 26:3, Genesis 26:4, Joshua 3:10, Psalms 105:44, Psalms 105:45

I will never: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Leviticus 26:42, Numbers 14:34, Psalms 89:34, Jeremiah 14:21, Jeremiah 33:20, Jeremiah 33:21, Zechariah 11:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:10 - the angel Genesis 24:7 - which spake Genesis 31:46 - an heap Genesis 35:8 - Allonbachuth Exodus 4:13 - send Leviticus 26:3 - General Deuteronomy 6:19 - General Joshua 13:13 - expelled Judges 5:23 - the angel Judges 6:8 - a prophet Judges 6:11 - an angel Judges 10:11 - Did not I 1 Samuel 10:18 - Thus saith 1 Kings 22:53 - he served Baal Job 33:23 - a messenger Haggai 1:13 - the Lord's

Verse 2

And ye shall: Exodus 23:32, Exodus 23:33, Exodus 34:12-16, Numbers 33:52, Numbers 33:53, Deuteronomy 7:2-4, Deuteronomy 7:16, Deuteronomy 7:25, Deuteronomy 7:26, Deuteronomy 12:2, Deuteronomy 12:3, Deuteronomy 20:16-18, 2 Corinthians 6:14-17

but ye have: Judges 2:20, Ezra 9:1-3, Ezra 9:10-13, Psalms 78:55-58, Psalms 106:34-40, Jeremiah 7:23-28, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 1 Peter 4:17

why have: Genesis 3:11, Genesis 3:12, Genesis 4:10, Exodus 32:21, Jeremiah 2:5, Jeremiah 2:18, Jeremiah 2:31-33, Jeremiah 2:36

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:13 - ye shall Leviticus 26:3 - General Deuteronomy 12:30 - that thou Joshua 9:7 - how shall Joshua 23:13 - will no Judges 6:10 - ye have 1 Samuel 8:8 - General 2 Chronicles 16:3 - a league 2 Chronicles 25:15 - Why hast thou sought Ezra 9:14 - join in Psalms 106:35 - But Jeremiah 3:25 - and have not

Verse 3

I also said: Judges 2:21, Numbers 33:55, Joshua 23:13

their gods: Judges 3:6, Exodus 23:33, Exodus 34:12, Deuteronomy 7:16, 1 Kings 11:1-7, Psalms 106:36

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:30 - that thou Deuteronomy 20:18 - General Deuteronomy 28:43 - General 1 Samuel 8:8 - General Psalms 106:35 - But Ezekiel 28:24 - a pricking Romans 6:12 - Let not 2 Corinthians 12:7 - a thorn

Verse 4

the people: 1 Samuel 7:6, Ezra 10:1, Proverbs 17:10, Jeremiah 31:9, Zechariah 12:10, Luke 6:21, Luke 7:38, 2 Corinthians 7:10, James 4:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:16 - lift Numbers 25:6 - weeping Joshua 7:12 - the children Judges 21:2 - lifted 1 Samuel 7:2 - lamented 1 Samuel 11:4 - lifted up 1 Samuel 30:4 - lifted up 2 Kings 22:19 - wept Job 2:12 - their voice 2 Corinthians 7:7 - mourning

Verse 5

Bochim: that is, Weepers, Genesis 35:8, Joshua 7:26

they sacrificed: Judges 6:24, Judges 13:19, 1 Samuel 7:9

Reciprocal: Judges 2:1 - Bochim 2 Kings 22:19 - wept Ezra 3:13 - the noise Ezra 10:1 - very sore Luke 7:38 - weeping 2 Corinthians 7:7 - mourning

Verse 6

Joshua: Joshua 22:6, Joshua 24:28-31

Reciprocal: Proverbs 14:34 - Righteousness

Verse 7

the people: Joshua 24:31, 2 Kings 12:2, 2 Chronicles 24:2, 2 Chronicles 24:14-22, Philippians 2:12

outlived: Heb. prolonged days after

Reciprocal: Judges 2:17 - which their Judges 2:19 - when the Judges 8:33 - as soon 2 Chronicles 26:5 - he sought God Psalms 68:14 - General

Verse 8

Joshua: Joshua 24:29, Joshua 24:30

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:25 - beget

Verse 9

Timnathheres: This was his own inheritance; and Eusebius says it was celebrated in his time for the tomb of Joshua. Joshua 19:50, Joshua 24:30, Timnath-serah

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:21 - a man 2 Samuel 23:30 - brooks

Verse 10

am cir, 2590, bc cir, 1414, An, Ex, Is, cir, 77, gathered. Genesis 15:15, Genesis 25:8, Genesis 25:17, Genesis 49:33, Numbers 27:13, Deuteronomy 31:16, 2 Samuel 7:12, Acts 13:36

knew not: Exodus 5:2, 1 Samuel 2:12, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Job 21:14, Psalms 92:5, Psalms 92:6, Isaiah 5:12, Jeremiah 9:3, Jeremiah 22:16, Jeremiah 31:34, Galatians 4:8, Galatians 4:9, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Titus 1:16

Reciprocal: Numbers 20:24 - gathered Numbers 31:2 - gathered Judges 3:1 - as had not Job 18:21 - knoweth Psalms 78:10 - General Luke 20:32 - died

Verse 11

did evil: Judges 4:1, Judges 6:1, Judges 13:1, Genesis 13:13, Genesis 38:7, 2 Chronicles 33:2, 2 Chronicles 33:6, Ezra 8:12

and served Baalim: Baalim, or lords, seems to have been the common appellation of the Syrian gods; whence we have Baal-peor, Baal-zebub, etc. Judges 3:7, Judges 10:6, Judges 10:10, 1 Samuel 7:4, 1 Kings 18:18, 2 Chronicles 28:2, 2 Chronicles 33:3, Jeremiah 2:23, Jeremiah 9:14, Hosea 2:13-17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 7:4 - so will Deuteronomy 28:43 - General Judges 2:13 - served 1 Kings 16:31 - served Baal 2 Kings 21:15 - since the day 2 Chronicles 6:24 - because 2 Chronicles 17:3 - sought Nehemiah 9:26 - they were Psalms 78:56 - General Psalms 78:58 - with Jeremiah 22:21 - This Jeremiah 32:23 - but Amos 2:4 - after

Verse 12

forsook: Deuteronomy 13:5, Deuteronomy 29:18, Deuteronomy 29:25, Deuteronomy 31:16, Deuteronomy 31:17, Deuteronomy 32:15, Deuteronomy 33:17

other gods: Judges 5:8, Deuteronomy 6:14, Deuteronomy 6:15

bowed: Exodus 20:5, Deuteronomy 5:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 7:16 - for that will Deuteronomy 29:26 - they went Judges 10:13 - General 2 Kings 22:17 - have forsaken 1 Chronicles 5:25 - after the gods 2 Chronicles 7:22 - Because they forsook Nehemiah 9:26 - they were Psalms 78:56 - General Psalms 78:58 - moved Psalms 106:36 - And Jeremiah 16:11 - Because Ezekiel 16:15 - and playedst Ezekiel 16:29 - in the land

Verse 13

served: Judges 2:11, Judges 3:7, Judges 10:6, 1 Samuel 31:10, 1 Kings 11:5, 1 Kings 11:33, 2 Kings 23:13, Psalms 106:36, 1 Corinthians 8:5, 1 Corinthians 10:20-22

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 13:6 - which thou Deuteronomy 29:26 - they went Judges 6:1 - did evil 1 Samuel 7:3 - put away 1 Samuel 7:4 - General 1 Samuel 12:10 - Baalim 2 Kings 23:4 - Baal 1 Chronicles 6:71 - Ashtaroth 2 Chronicles 7:22 - Because they forsook 2 Chronicles 12:2 - because 2 Chronicles 28:2 - Baalim Jeremiah 16:11 - Because Hosea 11:2 - they sacrificed Romans 11:4 - Baal

Verse 14

the anger: Judges 3:7, Judges 3:8, Judges 10:7, Leviticus 26:28, Numbers 32:14, Deuteronomy 28:20, Deuteronomy 28:58, Deuteronomy 29:19, Deuteronomy 29:20, Deuteronomy 31:17, Deuteronomy 31:18, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Psalms 106:40-42

he delivered: 2 Kings 17:20, 2 Chronicles 15:5

sold them: Judges 3:8, Judges 4:2, Psalms 44:12, Isaiah 50:1

could not: Judges 1:19, Judges 1:34, Leviticus 26:37, Deuteronomy 32:30, Joshua 7:12, Joshua 7:13, Psalms 44:9, Psalms 44:10, Jeremiah 37:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:3 - then he shall Leviticus 26:17 - ye shall be Leviticus 26:25 - will bring Numbers 25:3 - the anger Deuteronomy 32:19 - And when Judges 2:20 - the anger Judges 4:9 - sell Sisera Judges 6:1 - did evil 1 Samuel 12:9 - he sold 2 Samuel 7:11 - since 2 Kings 13:3 - and he delivered 2 Kings 17:7 - sinned 2 Kings 21:14 - deliver 1 Chronicles 17:10 - And since 2 Chronicles 6:24 - because 2 Chronicles 15:6 - God 2 Chronicles 28:5 - delivered him Ezra 5:12 - he gave Nehemiah 9:27 - thou deliveredst Psalms 106:36 - which Psalms 106:41 - he gave Isaiah 42:24 - General Ezekiel 30:12 - sell Ezekiel 39:23 - gave them Daniel 1:2 - the Lord Joel 3:8 - I will

Verse 15

against: Jeremiah 18:8, Jeremiah 21:10, Jeremiah 44:11, Jeremiah 44:27, Micah 2:3

had said: Leviticus 26:15-46, Deuteronomy 4:25-28, Deuteronomy 28:15-68, Joshua 23:15, Joshua 23:16

had sworn: Deuteronomy 32:40, Deuteronomy 32:41

greatly: Judges 10:9, 1 Samuel 13:6, 1 Samuel 14:24, 1 Samuel 30:6, 2 Corinthians 4:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:4 - that I Deuteronomy 2:15 - the hand of the Deuteronomy 31:17 - my anger Judges 4:2 - sold Ruth 1:13 - the hand 2 Kings 21:14 - deliver 2 Chronicles 6:24 - because Nehemiah 9:27 - thou deliveredst Psalms 106:36 - which Psalms 129:1 - have they

Verse 16

am 2591-2909, bc 1413-1095

the Lord: Judges 3:9, Judges 3:10, Judges 3:15, Judges 4:5, Judges 6:14, 1 Samuel 12:11, Acts 13:20

judges: The shophetim were not judges in the usual sense of the term; but were heads or chiefs of the Israelites, raised up on extraordinary occasions, who directed and ruled the nation with sovereign power, administered justice, made peace or war, and led the armies over whom they presided. Officers with the same power, and nearly the same name, were established in New Tyre, after the termination of the regal state; and the Carthaginian Suffetes, the Athenian Archons, and the Roman Dictators, appear to have been nearly the same.

delivered: Heb. saved, Nehemiah 9:27, Psalms 106:43-45

Reciprocal: Judges 3:31 - also Judges 10:1 - arose Ruth 1:1 - the judges 1 Samuel 7:15 - judged 1 Chronicles 17:6 - the judges Hosea 13:10 - thy judges Obadiah 1:21 - saviours

Verse 17

they would: 1 Samuel 8:5-8, 1 Samuel 12:12, 1 Samuel 12:17, 1 Samuel 12:19, 2 Chronicles 36:15, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Psalms 106:43

whoring: Exodus 34:15, Exodus 34:16, Leviticus 17:7, Psalms 73:27, Psalms 106:39, Hosea 2:2, Revelation 17:1-5

quickly: Exodus 32:8, Deuteronomy 9:12, Deuteronomy 9:16, Galatians 1:6

which their: Judges 2:7, Joshua 24:24, Joshua 24:31

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 31:16 - and go a Judges 5:8 - new gods Judges 8:33 - as soon 1 Chronicles 5:25 - and went Psalms 78:58 - with Psalms 106:36 - And Jeremiah 11:10 - iniquities Amos 2:4 - because Hebrews 5:2 - them

Verse 18

then the Lord: Exodus 3:12, Joshua 1:5, Acts 18:9, Acts 18:10

it repented: Judges 10:16, Genesis 6:6, Deuteronomy 32:36, Psalms 90:13, Psalms 106:44, Psalms 106:45, Jeremiah 18:7-10, Hosea 11:8, Jonah 3:10

their groanings: Exodus 2:24, 2 Kings 13:4, 2 Kings 13:22, 2 Kings 13:23, Psalms 12:5

Reciprocal: Numbers 10:9 - oppresseth Judges 6:12 - The Lord Judges 8:23 - I will Judges 11:32 - the Lord 1 Samuel 14:23 - the Lord 1 Chronicles 21:15 - repented him 2 Chronicles 17:3 - the Lord Nehemiah 9:27 - saviours Psalms 44:7 - But Jeremiah 18:8 - I will Jeremiah 26:13 - repent Jeremiah 42:10 - for I Hosea 6:4 - for Amos 7:6 - General Haggai 2:4 - for John 8:33 - and were Acts 7:34 - I have seen

Verse 19

when the: Judges 2:7, Judges 3:11, Judges 3:12, Judges 4:1, Judges 8:33, Joshua 24:31, 2 Chronicles 24:17, 2 Chronicles 24:18

corrupted: or, were corrupt

more: Jeremiah 16:12, Matthew 23:32

ceased not from: Heb. let nothing fall of

stubborn: 1 Samuel 15:23, Psalms 78:8, Jeremiah 3:17, Jeremiah 23:17

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:5 - bow down Exodus 32:7 - corrupted Deuteronomy 31:29 - corrupt yourselves Deuteronomy 32:5 - They have corrupted themselves Judges 6:1 - did evil Psalms 106:36 - And Isaiah 44:15 - he maketh a god Jeremiah 11:10 - iniquities Ezekiel 20:30 - Are ye Hosea 6:4 - for

Verse 20

the anger: Judges 2:14, Judges 3:8, Judges 10:7, Exodus 32:10, Exodus 32:11, Deuteronomy 32:22

transgressed: Exodus 24:3-8, Deuteronomy 29:10-13, Joshua 23:16, Joshua 24:21-25, Jeremiah 31:32, Ezekiel 20:37

Reciprocal: Numbers 25:3 - the anger Deuteronomy 7:4 - so will Deuteronomy 17:2 - in transgressing Deuteronomy 31:16 - break my Joshua 7:11 - transgressed Judges 2:2 - but ye have Judges 4:1 - did evil Judges 6:1 - did evil 1 Samuel 8:8 - General 1 Kings 9:21 - left Psalms 78:58 - moved Psalms 81:14 - I should Psalms 106:40 - the wrath

Verse 21

Judges 2:3, Judges 3:3, Joshua 23:13, Ezekiel 20:24

Reciprocal: Joshua 13:6 - them Judges 3:1 - the nations

Verse 22

through: Judges 3:1-4

prove: Genesis 22:1, Deuteronomy 8:2, Deuteronomy 8:16, Deuteronomy 13:3, 2 Chronicles 32:31, Job 23:10, Psalms 66:10, Proverbs 17:3, Malachi 3:2, Malachi 3:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:25 - proved Judges 3:4 - to prove Acts 18:25 - instructed

Verse 23

left: or, suffered, Judges 2:23

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Judges 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/judges-2.html.