Judges 2

The Lord rebukes Israel for their compromises. Joshua and his generation die. The cycle of apostasy and deliverance is described.

  • “Judges” were individuals specially chosen and equipped by the Lord for delivering Israel from their enemies and encouraging faithfulness to the covenant. They were in different parts of Israel.
  • “Bochim” (v. 5) means “weepers”; “served” (v. 11) can also be translated “worshiped”
  • What was the cause of Israel’s deliverance (v. 18)?