Judges 9-10: On Loose Lugnuts, Israel’s Anti-King, and the Utter Stupidity of Evil (Bible Talk, Ep. 76)
1:53 / What’s the cycle of the book of Judges? Have the wheels fallen off of this cycle by Judges 9?
3:54 / Jim and Sam make overview comments on Chapter 9.
6:49 / Abimelech conspires with worthless and reckless fellows to become king (9:1-6).
13:24 / Jotham rebukes those who made his older brother Abimelech king with a fable about trees (9:7-21).
19:14 / What starts the downfall of Abimelech?
28:47 / What ends the downfall of Abimelech?
33:30 / What happens in Judges 10?
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Graphic: A Woman Breaks the Skull of Abimelech, James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836-1902)