|Overview - Judges 6|
|1||The Israelites for their sin are oppressed by Midian.|
|8||A prophet rebukes them.|
|11||An angel sends Gideon for their deliverance.|
|17||Gideon's present is consumed with fire.|
|24||Gideon destroys Baal's altar, and offers a sacrifice upon the altar Jehovah-shalom.|
|28||Joash defends his son, and calls shim Jerubbaal.|
Judges 6:2 (King James Version)
And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds.
- the hand
- Leviticus 26:17 ; Deuteronomy 28:47 Deuteronomy 28:48
- Hebrew was strong. dens.
- Dr. Shaw says, that a great way on each side Joppa, on the sea coast, there is a range of mountains and precipices; and in these high situations are generally found the dens, holes, or caves, which are so frequently mentioned in Scripture; and which were formerly the lonesome retreats of the distressed Israelites.
- 1 Samuel 13:6 ; 14:11 Hebrews 11:38 ; Revelation 6:15