Beuk o Juidges

The Beuk o Juidges (ספר שופטים, Sefer Shoftim) is the seivent beuk o the Ebreu Bible an the Christian Auld Testament.


Accordin tae the Beuk o Juidges, Deborah (Ebreu: דְּבוֹרָה‬, Modren Dvora, Tiberian Dəḇôrā, "Bee") wis a prophet o Yahweh the God o the Israelites, the fowert Juidge o pre-monarchic Israel and the anerly female juidge mentioned in the Bible, an the wife o Lapidoth.


Delilah (Ebreu: דלילה‎‎ Dəlilah, Dəlila, Tiberian Ebreu Dəlilah; Arabic Dalilah; Greek Δαλιδά Dalida; meanin "faithless ane") is a wumman mentioned in the saxteent chaipter o the Beuk o Juidges in the Ebreu Bible. She is luved bi Samson, a Nazirite that possesses great strenth and serves as the feenal Juifge o Israel. Delilah is bribed bi the lairds o the Philistines tae diskiver the soorce o his strenth. Efter three failed attempts at daein so, she feenally goads Samson intae tellin her that his virr is derived frae his hair. As he sleeps, Delilah orders a servant tae cut Samson's hair, tharebi enablin her tae turn him ower tae the Philistines.


Ehud ben‑Gera (Ebreu: אֵהוּד בֶּן־גֵּרָא‬, Tiberian ʾĒhûḏ ben‑Gērāʾ) is descrived in the biblical Beuk o Judges as a juidge that wis sent bi God tae deliver the Israelites frae Moabite domination. He is descrived as bein left-haundit an a member o the Tribe o Benjamin.


Gideon or Gedeon, an aw named Jerubbaal, an Jerubbesheth, wis a militar leader, juidge an prophet that's cryin an veectory ower the Midianites are recoontit in chaipters 6 tae 8 o the Beuk o Juidges in the Ebreu Bible.


Samson (שִׁמְשׁוֹן‬, Ebreu: Shimshon‎‎, "man o the sun") wis the last o the juidges o the auncient Israelites mentioned in the Beuk o Juidges in the Ebreu Bible (chaipters 13 tae 16) an ane o the last o the leaders that "juidged" Israel afore the institution o the monarchy.

The biblical accoont states that Samson wis a Nazirite, an that he wis gien immense strenth tae aid him against his enemies an allou him tae perform superhuman feats, includin slayin a lion wi his bare haunds an massacrin an entire airmy o Philistines uisin anerly the jawbane o a cuddie. Houiver, if Samson's lang hair wis cut, then his Nazirite vou wad be veeolatit an he wad lose his strenth.Samson wis betrayed bi his luver Delilah, that ordered a servant tae cut his hair while he wis sleepin an turned him ower tae his Philistine enemies, that googed oot his een an forced him tae grind grain in a mill at Gaza. Whan the Philistines teuk Samson intae thair temple o Dagon, Samson asked tae rest against ane o the support pillars; efter bein grantit permission, he prayed tae God an miraculously rekivert his strenth, allouin him tae gresp haud o the columns an teir them doun, killin himsel an aw the Philistines wi him. In some Jewish tradeetions, Samson is believed tae hae been buiried in Tel Tzora in Israel owerleukin the Sorek valley.

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