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Judges
Othniel
Ehud
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Deborah and Barak
Gideon
Abimelech
Tola
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Barak (בָּרָק "Lightning", Standard Hebrew Barak, Tiberian Hebrew Bārāq) is one of the Judges from the Book of Judges in the Bible. Judges (Hebrew: שֹּׁפְטִים) is a book of the Bible originally written in Hebrew. ... Ehud Ben Gera (אֵהוּד Union, Standard Hebrew Ehud, Tiberian Hebrew ʼĒhûḏ), in the biblical Book of Judges (3:12-4:1) was the judge who fought against the Moabites, which were ruled by King Eglon. ... The Philistines from the maritime plain had made incursions into the Hebrew upland for the purposes of plunder, when Shamgar, the son of Anath, otherwise unknown, headed an uprising for the purpose of freeing the land from this oppression. ... Deborah or Dvora (דְּבוֹרָה Bee, Standard Hebrew DÉ™vora, Tiberian Hebrew Dəḇôrāh) was the fourth Judge and only female Judge of pre-monarchic Israel in the Old Testament (Tanakh). ... Gideon (גִּדְעוֹן, Standard Hebrew GidÊ»on, Tiberian Hebrew Giḏʻôn) is a character that appears in the Book of Judges, in the Bible. ... In the Tanakh or Old Testament, Abimelech was a son of the great judge Gideon (Judges 9:1). ... For tola, an Indian unit of mass, see Tola (measure) Tola (תּוֹלָע Worm; grub, Standard Hebrew Tolaʿ, Tiberian Hebrew Tôlāʿ) was one of the judges of Israel whose career is documented in Judges 10:1-2. ... JAIR: Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research (ISSN 1076-9757) covers all areas of artificial intelligence (AI), publishing refereed research articles, survey articles, and technical notes. ... Jephtha יפתח is a character in the Old Testament who served as one of the Judges in Israel for a period of six years (Judges 12:7) between the conquest of Canaan and the first king. ... In the Bible, Ibzan was one of the judges of Israel. ... In the Bible, Elon (Hebrew אֵילֹן Oak, Standard Hebrew Elon, Tiberian Hebrew ʾÊlōn) was a judge of Israel. ... Abdon the son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, the tenth judge of Israel mentioned in the Book of Judges. ... Samson or Shimshon (שִׁמְשׁוֹן Of the sun (perhaps proclaiming he was radiant and mighty) or [One who] Serves [God], Standard Hebrew Å imÅ¡on, Tiberian Hebrew Å imšôn) is the third to last of the Judges of Israel mentioned in the Tanakh. ... Eli (עֵלִי Ascent, Standard Hebrew ʿEli, Tiberian Hebrew ʿĒlî) is the name of one of the last Israelite judges before the rule of kings in ancient Israel. ... For other people with the name Samuel see Sam In the Old Testament, Samuel or Shmuel (שְׁמוּאֵל Name/Heard of God, Standard Hebrew Å É™muʼel, Tiberian Hebrew Å É™mûʼēl) is a leader of ancient Israel. ... The Modern Hebrew language is a Semitic language of the Afro-Asiatic language family. ... Tiberian Hebrew is an oral tradition of pronunciation for ancient forms of Hebrew, especially the Hebrew of the Bible, that was given written form by masoretic scholars in the Jewish community at Tiberias in the early middle ages, beginning in the 8th century. ... Judges (Hebrew: שֹּׁפְטִים) is a book of the Bible originally written in Hebrew. ... The Bible (sometimes The Book or Good Book), from Greek (τα) βιβλια, (ta) biblia, (the) books, plural of βιβλιον, biblion, book, originally a diminutive of βιβλος, biblos, which in turn is derived from βυβλος—byblos, meaning papyrus, from the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos which exported this writing material), is the classical name for the...


Barak was the son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali. For twenty years Israel was oppressed by the Canaanites, whose army had chariots with iron scythes. The ancient village of Kedesh, whose ruins are located within the modern Kibbutz Malkiya on the Israeli-Lebanese border, is first mentioned in the Book of Joshua as a Canaanite citadel that was conquered by the Israelites under the leadership of Moses. ... In the Book of Genesis, Naphtali (נַפְתָּלִי My wrestling, Standard Hebrew Naftali, Tiberian Hebrew Nap̄tālî) is the sixth son of Jacob and the founder of the tribe of Naphtali. ... This article is about the land called Canaan. ... Chariot was the name of a WW2 naval weapon, the British manned torpedo. ...


The story of the victory of the Israelites under the prophetic leadership of Deborah and the military leadership of Barak, her commander, is related in prose (chapter 4) and repeated in poetry (chapter 5, which is known as the Song of Deborah). Chapter 4 makes the chief enemy Jabin, king of Hazor (present Tell el-Qedah, about three miles southwest of Hula Basin), though a prominent part is played by his commander in chief, Sisera of Harosheth-ha-goiim (possibly Tell el-'Amr, approximately 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Megiddo). Deborah or Dvora (דְּבוֹרָה Bee, Standard Hebrew Dəvora, Tiberian Hebrew Dəḇôrāh) was the fourth Judge and only female Judge of pre-monarchic Israel in the Old Testament (Tanakh). ... Hazor - courtyyard or settlement Name of several places in ancient Israel: One of the most important Caananite towns. ... Sisera (Egypt. ...


Deborah said that Barak would win, but Sisera would be killed by a woman. In the battle at Mount Tabor, a cloudburst occurred, causing the river to flood, thus limiting the manoeuvrability of the Canaanite chariots. Sisera fled, seeking refuge in the tent of a Kenite woman, Jael. Jael gave Sisera a drink of milk and he fell asleep from weariness. Then she pounded a tent peg through his head. When Barak came along, she let him see Sisera dead in her tent. Later Israel slew King Jabin. Mount Tabor may refer to a number of places: Mount Tabor is a hill in the Holy Land near Nazareth. ... Canaanite can describe anything pertaining to Canaan: in particular, its languages and inhabitants. ... Jael (Hebrew Yael), is mentioned in the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible, as the wife of Heber the Kenite. ...


Barak is remembered in the New Testament as one who "through faith defeated kingdoms in conflict". (Hebrews 11:32-34) The New Testament, sometimes called the Greek Testament or Greek Scriptures is the name given to the part of the Christian Bible that was written after the birth of Jesus. ...

Preceded by:
Deborah
Judges of Israel Succeeded by:
Gideon

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Barak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (288 words)
Barak was the son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali.
The story of the victory of the Israelites under the prophetic leadership of Deborah and the military leadership of Barak, her commander, is related in prose (chapter 4) and repeated in poetry (chapter 5, which is known as the Song of Deborah).
Barak is remembered in the New Testament as one who "through faith defeated kingdoms in conflict".
Barak, Ehud. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (341 words)
Barak began his military service in 1959, became a major general in 1982, and by 1991 had risen to become the youngest army chief of staff in Israeli history.
Barak began his political career (1995) as interior minister in the cabinet of Yitzhak Rabin, his military and political mentor, and was (1995–96) foreign minister under Shimon Peres.
After the breakdown of negotiations with the Palestinians and the resumption of violence (Sept., 2000), as well as the splintering of his coalition, Barak resigned (Dec., 2000) to force an early election for prime minister in an attempt to regain public support, but in Feb., 2001, he was soundly defeated by Likud candidate Ariel Sharon.
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