15 Judges of Israel

About 3000 years ago, the land of Israel was ruled by a succession of judges, rather than kings. There were 15 people who served as judges:

1. Othniel

2. Ehud

3. Shamgar

4. Deborah

5. Gideon

6. Abimelech

7. Tola

8. Jair

9. Jephthah

10. Ibzan

11. Elon

12. Abdon

13. Samson

14. Eli

15. Samuel

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