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Homework: Joshua-Esther
Judges 6-9, 11-12:7

  1. In what kind of place was Gideon threshing grain when the angel of the LORD appeared to him?

  2. What question did Gideon ask when he was told that the LORD was with him?

  3. What did Gideon do to the altar of Baal in his home town? What other name was he given because of this?

  4. What three signs did God give Gideon to reassure him that He would be with him in the battle against the Midianites?


  5. What did the men who were chosen to fight the Midianites do by the side of the river? How many were chosen? (not NRSV)

  6. What did Gideon's men do to start the battle with the Midianites?

  7. How did Gideon find out the name of the elders of Succoth?

  8. Which of Gideon's sons became king of Shechem?

  9. For how long a time did Jephthah say that Israel had held the cities on the Arnon?

  10. What vow did Jephthah take before God if God would let him win the battle? Who did it turn out to be against?

  11. What word did the Ephraimites and Gileadites pronounce differently?

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