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Questions and Answers on Judges 11-21 0

Judges 11-21 Questions and Answers

Judges Chapters 11-21 – Questions and Answers What does it mean “rent their clothes”? Judges 11:35 They tore their clothes in great agony. What does it mean “bewail my virginity”? Judges 11:37 She knew that she only had two months to live before her father would sacrifice her. She was grieving the fact that she would never be married, never experience sex, and possibly more importantly, never have any children. For an Israelite woman to die without was a child was a disgrace. They went through a lot of judges in Chapter 12. Yes, there were a total of 12...

Judges Chapters 1-9 Questions and Answers 0

Judges Chapters 1-10 Questions and Answers

Book of Judges Chapters 1-10 Questions and Answers   Why did they cut off the thumbs and great toes off of King Adonibezek in Judges 1:6? Cutting off a person’s thumbs and great toes is a type of torture. Missing the great toes makes you unable to walk normally, and one has to relearn how to walk. Sometimes this cannot be done. Therefore you are a cripple for the rest of your life. Removing the thumbs makes grasping very difficult and simple tasks like dressing, eating, hygiene, and more complicated tasks such as war, etc next to impossible. This guy...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 30-36 0

Numbers 30-36 Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers on Numbers Chapters 30-36 In Numbers 30 if a wife vows a vow to the LORD and her husbands hears her vow and doesn’t tell her not to do it, she is to fulfil her vow. If he tells her that she should not do the vow, then she is free before the LORD of her vow. This same principle is true also with a daughter who lives in her father’s house. If the father hears the vow and tells her not to do it, she is released from her vow to God. If he hears her...

Questions and Answers on Numbers 9-15 0

Numbers 9-15 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Numbers 9-15 In Numbers 9:6 how did they become defiled by a dead body? They were defiled because they touched a dead body. Perhaps they were doctors trying to help the person and he died, or he was killed, or they were burying the person, or it was their loved one that they were touching as they mourned. In Numbers 9 why did they follow the cloud? God was in the cloud and He was leading His people. They did not know the way, so they followed His moving cloud. In Numbers 10, why did...