Sham'Gar

(sword ), son of Anath, judge of Israel. When Israel was in a most depressed condition, Shamgar was raised up to be a deliverer. With no arms in his hand but an ox-goad, ( Judges 3:31 ) comp. 1 Samuel 13:21 He made a desperate assault upon the Philistines, and slew 600 of them. (B.C. about 1290.)

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Sham'Gar'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/sbd/s/shamgar.html. 1901.