Judges 1:1-7 - Should Judah Have Invited Simeon?

One of the difficult questions in Judges 1 is whether it was right for Judah to invite Simeon to lead the fight against the Canaanites given that God had said that Judah was supposed to lead. Often when there are multiple interpretive options if there is an allusion to another text, that can provide the correct perspective.

Continue reading →