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Q. What did he throw down?
vi, 33. Q. What did Gideon do? A. He blew a trumpet through Israel, and
gathered an army together. Judges vi, 34, 35. . Q. To whom did he pray for aid ? A. Unto God. Judges vi, 36. Q. What miracles did he work to assure Gideon? Ă. He caused dew, one night, to fall upon a
fleece, and nowhere else upon the surrounding earth ; and the next night he caused the earth to be covered with dew, and the fleece
to be dry. Judges vi, 37, 40. Q. What did the Lord say of Gideon's army? A. That it was too large. Judges vii, 2. Q. Why? A. Israel would say, Mine own hand hath
saved me. Q. What proclamation did Gideon make? A. For every one that was afraid to depart.
Judges vi, 3. Q. How many went? A. Twenty-two thousand. Q. How many remained ? A. Ten thousand. Q. How was the number still further decreased ? A. Gideon brought them to the river, and those
that bowed wn to drink were sent away, and those that took up the water in their hands and drank were retained. Judges vii, 5.
Q. How many were there of these?
Judges vii, 16.
ers, and held up their lamps. Judges vii, 20. Q. What did they cry out? A. The sword of the Lord and of Gideon. Q. What was the result of the battle? Å. The Midianites were routed and fled. Judges
vii, 22. Q. What did the men of Israel request of Gideon ? Ă. That he would rule over them. Judges
viii, 22. Q. What reply did he make? A. I will not rule over you, neither shall my
son: the Lord shall rule over you. Judges viii, 23.
Question. What did Abimelech, the son of Gideon, do upon
the death of his father ? Answer. He slew all his brethren but Jotham,
the youngest, who escaped. Judges ix, 5. Q. Who made him king? A. The men of Shechem and the house of Millo.
Judges ix, 6.
Q. How long did he reign peacefully over Israel?
Q. What then became of him?
with his sword. Judges ix, 54. Q. What had God thus rendered to him? A. Judgment for his cruelty in slaying his sto
venty brethren. Judges ix, 56. Q. Who defended Israel after Abimelech? Å. Tola. Judges x, 1. Q. How long did he judge Israel? A. Twenty-three years. Judges x, 2. Q. Who succeeded him? A. Jair. Judges x, 3. Q. How long did he continue? A. Twenty-two years. Q. What was the conduct of the children of Israel at this
time? A. They did evil in the sight of God. Judges
Q. Into whose hands were they delivered ?
sinned against thee. Judges x, 10.
Judges xi, 33.
Q. How long did he judge Israel?
xii, 8. Q. Who succeeded him? X. Elon, who lived as judge ten years. Judges
xii, 11. Q. Who then judged Israel ? A. Abdon, for eight years. Judges xii, 13. Q. Into whose hands did Israel again fall ? Ă. Those of the Philistines. Judges xiii, 1. Q. How long did they serve them? A. Forty years. Q. Whom did an angel of the Lord promise ? Ă. A deliverer. Judges xiii, 3. Q. What was his name? A. Samson. Judges xiii, 24. Q: What was upon him? A. The Spirit of the Lord. Judges xiï, 25. Q. With what did the Lord endow him? A. With great strength. Q. What did he once do to a lion ? Ă. Rent him as he would a kid. Judges xiv, 6. Q. How many of the Philistines did he slay with a jaw
bone ? A. A thousand men. Judges xv, 15. Q. How long did he judge Israel? A. Twenty years. Judges xv, 20. Q. When he was once shut up in Gaza, what feat of strength
did he exhibit? A. He took the doors of the gate of the city,
and carried them to the top of a hill before Hebron. Judges xvi, 3.