Judges 17

The story of this chapter belongs to the later period of the judges, when Philistine pressure caused the complete displacement of the tribe of Dan and forced it to migrate northwards.
There is therefore a general connection with the time of Samson.
The tribal league was not functioning, and Micah had no court of appeal for the wrong done to him by the Danites.
The narrative shows the decline of true religion and the lawless condition of the times.

  1. How would you describe the religion of Micah and of the Danites?
    Wherein did they fall short of true religion?
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