Shamgar

(fl. 13th cent BCE)
   Israelite judge. He defeated the Philistines, killing 600 men with an ox-goad (Judges 3:31)

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  • Shamgar — Shamgar, son of Anath (Hebrew שמגר בן־ענת) is the name of one or possibly two individuals named in the Book of Judges. The name occurs twice; at the first mention [] follows on directly from the previous… …   Wikipedia

  • SHAMGAR — (Heb. שַׁמְגַּר), son of Anath, deliverer of Israel who flourished in the period of the Judges. According to Judges 3:31, he saved Israel by slaying 600 Philistines with an oxgoad. The Song of Deborah describes the times in which Shamgar lived as …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shamgar —    The Philistines from the maritime plain had made incursions into the Hebrew upland for the purposes of plunder, when one of this name, the son of Anath, otherwise unknown, headed a rising for the purpose of freeing the land from this… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • SHAMGAR, MEIR — (1925– ), Israel jurist. Born in Danzig, Shamgar arrived in Palestine in 1939. Arrested for underground activities in the Irgun Ẓevai Le ummi, he was held under administrative detention by the Mandatory authorities from 1944 until 1948. Later, as …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Shamgar Commission of Inquiry —    On 8 November 1995, a state commission of inquiry was established to investigate the circumstances surrounding the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by Yigal Amir. It was chaired by the recently retired president of the Supreme… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Shamgar, Meir — (1925 )    Born in Danzig in 1925, he studied history and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and law at the Government Law School of London University. In the years leading to statehood, he was a member of the Irgun and was placed… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Shamgar Commission — investigation held to determine the level of responsibility for the murder of Israeli Prime Minister Rabin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shamgar committee — investigative committee for investigating the massacre at the Cave of the Machpela (in February 1994) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Meir Shamgar — Native name מאיר שמגר Born August 13, 1925 (1925 08 13) (age 86) The Free City of Danz …   Wikipedia

  • Meïr Shamgar — Meir Shamgar Meir Shamgar Meir Shamgar (né à Danzig en 1925) a été président de la Cour suprême d Israël de 1983 à 1995. Shamgar a étudié l Histoire et la Philosophie à l Université hébraïque de Jérusalem puis le Droit à l …   Wikipédia en Français

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