Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 3:15 - 3:15

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Matthew Poole Commentary - Judges 3:15 - 3:15

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A Benjamite, Heb. the son of Gemini, who was of the tribe of Benjamin, 2Sa_16:11 19:17 1Ki_2:8. This tribe was next to him and doubtless most afflicted by him; and hence God raiseth a deliverer.

Left-handed; which is here noted, partly as a mark of his courage, and strength, and activity; see Jud_20:16; and principally as a considerable circumstance in the following story, whereby he might more advantageously and unsuspectedly give the deadly blow.