The book of Judges contains the history of the tribes during the period when "judges ruled." There were fifteen judges: Othniel, Ehud, Shamgar, Barak and Deborah, Gideon, Abimelech, Tola, Jair, Jephthah, Ibzan, Elon, Abdon, Samason, Eli, and Samuel.
Metsudah Tanach The Book of JudgesMetsudah Tanach Series
By Rabbi Avrohom Yosef Davis
Publisher: Israel Bookshop
Part of the "Metsudah Tanach Nev'im Series" series.
Begins with the death of Joshua and continues until the period of Samson (approximately 400 years). Written by Samuel as a prophetic criticism for future generations, it also reveals a successful period of self-government prior to the establishment of the monarchy.
Hebrew and English in a regular Hebrew font with vowels. Hebrew and English lines are side by side on the same page.