20 04, 2014

Judges 9 – The tale of Abimelech, part 2

By |2014-04-20T08:01:26-07:00April 20th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                    Chapter 9                                                        The unexplainable tale of Abimelech                                                                                   Part two                                                         Part two is a continuation of part one   Irony The author of chapter 9 shows more humor with his irony, such as: Abimelech kills his seventy brothers claiming they were unfit to rule, but he was aided by “thoughtless [...]

20 04, 2014

Judges 9 – The tale of Abimelech, part 1

By |2014-04-20T07:43:10-07:00April 20th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                             Chapter 9                                                          The unexplainable tale of Abimelech                                                                                        Part one   More obscurities, witticisms, ironies, mistakes, and a remarkable parable Gideon’s son Abimelech’s story is like a kaleidoscope with multiple forms and colors. Twist the handle one way and a picture appears, turn some more and another view emerges.  Gideon dies leaving [...]