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Judge Shamgar (Judges 3:31)

Vocabulary
20
Hebrew
cs en
23
Custom training

Shamgar deflected Philistine raids into Israel and slaughtered 600 of the invaders with an ox goad.

The text is very unordinary compared with the records of other judges. The reference to Shamgar has no introduction, conclusion, or relation to the length of reign. It continues directly from the previous narrative.

Shamgar is also mentioned within the Song of Deborah (Judges 5:6). 

Items

Word Meaning
וְ a
אַחַר po; za
הוּא on
היה být, nastat
שַׁמְגַּר Shamgar
בֵּן syn
עֲנָת Anath
נכה bil, tloukl
אֵת akuzativ
פְּלִשְׁתִּי Pelištejec
שֵׁשׁ šest (maskulinum)
מֵאָה sto
אִישׁ muž
בְּ v
מַלְמָד ox-goad

Biblical text

3:31וְאַחֲרָ֤יו הָיָה֙ שַׁמְגַּ֣ר בֶּן־עֲנָ֔ת וַיַּ֤ךְ אֶת־פְּלִשְׁתִּים֙ שֵֽׁשׁ־מֵא֣וֹת אִ֔ישׁ בְּמַלְמַ֖ד הַבָּקָ֑ר וַיֹּ֥שַׁע גַּם־ה֖וּא אֶת־יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ ס