J U D G E S
In this chapter, I. A general account of Israel's
enemies is premised, and of the mischief they did them, ver. 1-7. II. A particular account
of the brave exploits done by the first three of the judges. 1.
Othniel, whom God raised up to fight Israel's battles, and plead
their cause against the king of Mesopotamia, ver. 8-11. 2. Ehud, who was employed in
rescuing Israel out of the hands of the Moabites, and did it by
stabbing the king of Moab, ver.
12-30. 3. Shamgar, who signalized himself in an
encounter with the Philistines, ver.