Othniel (Oth´nee-uhl)

One of the minor judges mentioned in Joshua and Judges. The son of Kenaz and brother of Caleb, Othniel won his niece’s hand in marriage by capturing the city of Debir. The other valiant deed attributed to Othniel was the defeat of Cushan-rishathaim, king of Mesopotamia (Judg 3:7-11).

Judg 3:7-11

7The Israelites did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, forgetting the Lord their God, and worshiping the Baals and the Asherahs.8Therefore the ange ... View more

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