Judges 15:9
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

9  The Philistines came up, pitched camp in Yehuda and spread out over Lehi.

va-ya-a-LU f’-lish-TEEM va-ya-kha-NU bee-hu-DAH va-yi-na-t’-SHU ba-LE-khee

ט  וַיַּעֲלוּ פְלִשְׁתִּים וַיַּחֲנוּ בִּיהוּדָה וַיִּנָּטְשׁוּ בַּלֶּחִי׃

15:9   The Philistines came up, pitched camp in Yehuda

The land of Yehuda encompasses much of the biblical heartland of Eretz Yisrael. Chevron and Beit Lechem are in the heart of the territory of Yehuda, while Yerushalayim is on its border. Though it borders both Yehuda and Binyamin, the Talmud (Yoma 12a) states that Yerushalayim was not given to a specific tribe; rather, it belongs to all of Israel. The holiness of the city chosen by God (Deuteronomy 12:5) is a unifying force that joins everyone together in the service of the Almighty.

Please login to get access to the quiz
Judges 15
Judges 16

No Comments

The comments below do not necessarily reflect the beliefs and opinions of The Israel Bible™.

Post a Reply

Comments must adhere to our guidelines or they may be removed.


Judges 15:9

Skip to toolbar