Jephthah (Jef´thuh; Heb., “he opens”)

A Gileadite who delivered Israel from Ammonite domination. Jephthah sacrificed his daughter to fulfill a vow, suppressed an Ephraimite force in Gilead, and judged Israel six years (Judg 10:6-12:7).

Judg 10:6-12:7

Oppression by the Ammonites
6The Israelites again did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, worshiping the Baals and the Astartes, the gods of Aram, the gods ... View more

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