This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Othniel. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where Othniel is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Othniel?
The definition and outline of Othniel is as follows: According to the Old Testament he was the first of the judges. His wife Achsah was the daughter of Caleb.
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Biography, Facts and Information about Othniel
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Othniel: the first of the judges. His wife Achsah was the daughter of Caleb (Joshua 15:16,17; Judges 1:13). He gained her hand as a reward for his bravery in leading a successful expedition against Debir (q.v.). Some thirty years after the death of Joshua, the Israelites fell under the subjection of Chushan-rishathaim (q.v.), the king of Mesopotamia. He oppressed them for full eight years, when they "cried" unto Jehovah, and Othniel was raised up to be their deliverer. He was the younger brother of Caleb (Judges 3:8,9-11). He is the only judge mentioned connected with the tribe of Judah. Under him the land had rest forty years.
We have selected Othniel as one of the most important people and character from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous person. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Othniel - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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