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Joshua 19- Judges 1 July 25-31 Answers…

25\Joshua 19

Why did the Simeonites take a portion from Judah?

Josh 19:9 The inheritance of the Simeonites was taken from the share of Judah, because Judah's portion was more than they needed. So the Simeonites received their inheritance within the territory of Judah. NIV

Who had the sixth lot?

Josh 19:32 The sixth lot came out for Naphtali, clan by clan: NIV

What town did the tribe of Dan give Joshua?

Josh 19:50 as the LORD had commanded. They gave him the town he asked for‑Timnath Serah in the hill country of Ephraim. NIV

26\Joshua 20

Why were the elders not to turn over the man to the avenger?

Josh 20:5 If the avenger of blood pursues him, they must not surrender the one accused, because he killed his neighbor unintentionally and without malice aforethought. NIV

How long was the man able to stay in that city?

Josh 20:6 He is to stay in that city until he has stood trial before the assembly and until the death of the high priest who is serving at that time. Then he may go back to his own home in the town from which he fled." NIV

What cities did they set apart?

Josh 20:7 So they set apart Kedesh in Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali, Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah. 8 On the east side of the Jordan of Jericho they designated Bezer in the desert on the plateau in the tribe of Reuben, Ramoth in Gilead in the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan in the tribe of Manasseh.

27\Joshua 21

Why did the family heads of the Levites approach Eleazar?

Josh 21:1 Now the family heads of the Levites approached Eleazar the priest, Joshua son of Nun, and the heads of the other tribal families of Israel 2 at Shiloh in Canaan and said to them, "The LORD commanded through Moses that you give us towns to live in, with pasturelands for our livestock." NIV

From the tribe of Benjamin what did they give them?

Josh 21:17 And from the tribe of Benjamin they gave them Gibeon, Geba, 18 Anathoth and Almon, together with their pasturelands‑four towns.

19 All the towns for the priests, the descendants of Aaron, were thirteen, together with their pasturelands. NIV

How many of the Lord=s good promises failed?

Josh 21:45 Not one of all the LORD's good promises to the house of Israel failed; every one was fulfilled. NIV

28\Joshua 22

What were they to be careful to keep?

Josh 22:5 But be very careful to keep the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the LORD gave you: to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, to obey his commands, to hold fast to him and to serve him with all your heart and all your soul." NIV

Why did the Israelites want to go to war with the Reubenites?

Josh 22:11 And when the Israelites heard that they had built the altar on the border of Canaan at Geliloth near the Jordan on the Israelite side, 12 the whole assembly of Israel gathered at Shiloh to go to war against them. NIV

What was the name of the altar that the Reubenites made?

Josh 22:34

34 And the Reubenites and the Gadites gave the altar this name: A Witness Between Us that the LORD is God.NIV

29\Joshua 23

The Israelites were to hold fast to who?

Josh 23:8 But you are to hold fast to the LORD your God, as you have until now. NIV

What would happen if the Israelites would marry the other nations?

Josh 23:12 "But if you turn away and ally yourselves with the survivors of these nations that remain among you and if you intermarry with them and associate with them, 13 then you may be sure that the LORD your God will no longer drive out these nations before you. Instead, they will become snares and traps for you, whips on your backs and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land, which the LORD your God has given you. NIV

What would cause the Lord=s anger to burn against the Israelites?

Josh 23:16 If you violate the covenant of the LORD your God, which he commanded you, and go and serve other gods and bow down to them, the LORD's anger will burn against you, and you will quickly perish from the good land he has given you." NIV

30\Joshua 24

What did God put between the Egyptians and the Israelites?

Josh 24:7 But they cried to the LORD for help, and he put darkness between you and the Egyptians; he brought the sea over them and covered them. You saw with your own eyes what I did to the Egyptians. Then you lived in the desert for a long time. NIV

Who was Joshua and his house going to serve?

Josh 24:15 But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD." NIV

How old was Joshua when he died?

Josh 24:29 After these things, Joshua son of Nun, the servant of the LORD, died at the age of a hundred and ten. NIV

31\Judges 1

After Adoni-Bezek got his thumbs and big toes cut off, what did he say?

Judg 1:6 Adoni‑Bezek fled, but they chased him and caught him, and cut off his thumbs and big toes. 7 Then Adoni‑Bezek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off have picked up scraps under my table. Now God has paid me back for what I did to them." They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there. NIV

Who went with the men of Judah to attack the Canaanites living in Zephath?

Judg 1:17 Then the men of Judah went with the Simeonites their brothers and attacked the Canaanites living in Zephath, and they totally destroyed the city. Therefore it was called Hormah.

Who was forced into labor when the power of the house of Joseph increased?

Judg 1:35 And the Amorites were determined also to hold out in Mount Heres, Aijalon and Shaalbim, but when the power of the house of Joseph increased, they too were pressed into forced labor. NIV

 

Judges 2-8 August 1-7 Answers…

1\Judges 2

How long did it take for the Israelites to forget the Lord and what he had done for Israel?

Judg 2:10 After that whole generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation grew up, who knew neither the LORD nor what he had done for Israel. NIV

Who did the Lord raise up to save the Israelites from the hands of the raiders?

Judg 2:16 Then the LORD raised up judges, who saved them out of the hands of these raiders.

What happened when the judge died?

Judg 2:19 But when the judge died, the people returned to ways even more corrupt than those of their fathers, following other gods and serving and worshiping them. They refused to give up their evil practices and stubborn ways. NIV

2\Judges 3

How long were the Israelites subject to Cushan-Rishathaim?

Judg 3:8 The anger of the LORD burned against Israel so that he sold them into the hands of Cushan‑Rishathaim king of Aram Naharaim, to whom the Israelites were subject for eight years.

Who was the deliverer?

Judg 3:9 But when they cried out to the LORD, he raised up for them a deliverer, Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, who saved them. NIV

What was the name of the Judge who killed six hundred Philistines?

Judg 3:31 After Ehud came Shamgar son of Anath, who struck down six hundred Philistines with an oxgoad. He too saved Israel. NIV

3\Judges 4

Why did the Israelites cry to the Lord?

Judg 4:3 Because he had nine hundred iron chariots and had cruelly oppressed the Israelites for twenty years, they cried to the LORD for help. NIV

Who was Jael?

Heber=s wife Judg 4:18 Jael went out to meet Sisera and said to him, "Come, my lord, come right in. Don't be afraid." So he entered her tent, and she put a covering over him. NIV

What happened to Sisera?

Judg 4:22 Barak came by in pursuit of Sisera, and Jael went out to meet him. "Come," she said, "I will show you the man you're looking for." So he went in with her, and there lay Sisera with the tent peg through his temple‑dead. NIV

4\Judges 5

Who sang a song?

Judg 5:1 On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang this song: NIV

Who was Jael the wife of?

Judg 5:24 "Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, most blessed of tent‑dwelling women. NIV

How long was the land at peace?

Judg 5:31then the land had peace forty years. NIV

5\Judges 6

Where did the Israelites prepare their shelters?

Judg 6:2 Because the power of Midian was so oppressive, the Israelites prepared shelters for themselves in mountain clefts, caves and strongholds. NIV

Which Gods had the Israelites worshipped?

Judg 6:10 I said to you, 'I am the LORD your God; do not worship the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you live.' But you have not listened to me." NIV

If Baal was really a god, what was he to do?

Judg 6:31 But Joash replied to the hostile crowd around him, "Are you going to plead Baal's cause? Are you trying to save him? Whoever fights for him shall be put to death by morning! If Baal really is a god, he can defend himself when someone breaks down his altar." NIV

6\Judges 7

How many left because of trembling with fear?

Judg 7:3 announce now to the people, 'Anyone who trembles with fear may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.'" So twenty‑two thousand men left, while ten thousand remained. NIV

How do we know Gideon was afraid to attack the camp?

Judg 7:10 If you are afraid to attack, go down to the camp with your servant Purah 11 and listen to what they are saying. Afterward, you will be encouraged to attack the camp." So he and Purah his servant went down to the outposts of the camp. NIV

What were the names of the two Midianite leaders who were captured?

Judg 7:25 They also captured two of the Midianite leaders, Oreb and Zeeb. They killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and Zeeb at the winepress of Zeeb. They pursued the Midianites and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon, who was by the Jordan. NIV

7/Judges 8

Why did the Ephraimites criticize Gideon?

Judg 8:1 Now the Ephraimites asked Gideon, "Why have you treated us like this? Why didn't you call us when you went to fight Midian?" And they criticized him sharply. NIV

What became a snare to Gideon and his family?

Judg 8:27 Gideon made the gold into an ephod, which he placed in Ophrah, his town. All Israel prostituted themselves by worshiping it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and his family.

Who did the Israelites fail to show kindness to?

Judg 8:35 They also failed to show kindness to the family of Jerub‑Baal (that is, Gideon) for all the good things he had done for them. NIV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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