Then the Angel of the LORD came and sat down under the oak in Ophrah that belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, where his son Gideon was threshing wheat in a winepress to hide it from the Midianites.
Cross ReferencesHebrews 11:32
And what more shall I say? Time will not allow me to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and the prophets,
These were the descendants of Gilead: the Iezerite clan from Iezer, the Helekite clan from Helek,
So this allotment was for the rest of the descendants of Manasseh--the clans of Abiezer, Helek, Asriel, Shechem, Hepher, and Shemida. These are the other male descendants of the clans of Manasseh son of Joseph.
Now the Angel of the LORD went up from Gilgal to Bochim and said, "I brought you up out of Egypt and led you into the land I had promised to your fathers, and I said, 'I will never break My covenant with you,
And the Angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon and said, "The LORD is with you, mighty warrior."
The LORD turned to him and said, "Go in the strength you have and deliver Israel from the hand of Midian. Am I not sending you?"
"Please, Lord," Gideon asked, "how can I deliver Israel? Indeed, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the youngest in my father's house."
The Angel of the LORD appeared to the woman and said to her, "It is true that you are barren and have no children; but you will conceive and give birth to a son.
Then the woman went and said to her husband, "A Man of God came to me. His appearance was like the Angel of God, exceedingly awesome. I did not ask Him where He came from, and He did not tell me His name.
Chapter Outline1. 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; offers a sacrifice upon the altar Jehovah-shalom
28. Joash defends his son, and calls him Jerubbaal
33. Gideon's army
36. Gideon's signs
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