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  • Estimated walking time

    5 Hours

  • Estimated running time

    2.5 Hours

  • Estimated cycling time

    1.5 Hours

Chapter 1; Verses 1 to 36

Israel's Failure to Complete the Conquest of Canaan

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Platform 1 to Ulleskelf

 

"Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off used to pick up scraps under my table;... so God has paid me back."

Chapter 2; Verses 1 to 5

Israel' s Disobedience

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Church Fenton

 

"For your part, do not make a covenant with the inhabitants of this land: tear down their altars."

Chapter 2; Verses 6 to 10

Death of Joshua

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Sherburn-in-Elmet

 

"Joshua son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died at the age of one hundred and ten years."

Chapter 2; Verses 11 to 23

Israel's Unfaithfulness

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Selby

 

"Then the Lord raised up judges, who delivered them out of the power of those who plundered them."

Chapter 3; Verses 1 to 6

Nations Remaining in the Land

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Howden

 

"... the five lords of the philistines, and all the Canaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hivites who lived on Mount Lebanon,..."

Chapter 3; Verses 7 to 11

Othniel

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Gilberdyke

 

"..., the LORD raised up a deliverer for the Israelites, who delivered them, Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother."

Chapter 3; Verses 12 to 30

Ehud

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Brough

 

"... the LORD raised up for them a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, the Benjamite, a left-handed man."

Chapter 3; Verses 31

Shamgar

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Hull

 

"After him came Shangar son of Anath, who killed six hundred of the Philistines with an ox-goad. He too delivered Israel."

Chapter 4; Verses 1 to 23

Deborah and Barak

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Around Hull

 

"... the road on which you are going will not lead to your glory, for the Lord will sell Sisera into the hand of a woman."

Chapter 5; Verses 1 to 31

The Song of Deborah

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Pontefract - Baghill

 

"She put her hand to the tent-peg and her right hand to the workmen's mallet; she struck Sisera a blow,..."

Chapter 6; Verses 1 to 10

The Midianite Oppression

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Moorthorpe

 

"The Israelites did what was evil in the sight of LORD, and the LORD gave them into the hand of Midian for seven years"

Chapter 6; Verses 11 to 27

The Calling of Gideon

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Swinton

 

"... 'but sir, how can I deliver Israel? My clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my family'."

Chapter 6; Verses 28 to 35

Gideon Destroys the Altar of Baal

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Rotherham Central

 

"... bring out your son, so that he may die, for he has pulled down the altar of Baal and cut down the the sacred pole besides it."

Chapter 6; Verses 36 to 40

The Sign of the Fleece

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Meadowhall

 

"When he rose early next morning and squeezed the fleece, he wrung enough dew from the fleece to fill a bowl with water."

Chapter 7; Verses 1 to 25

Gideon Surprises and Routs the Midianites

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Sheffield

 

"I had a dream, and in it a cake of barley bread tumbled into the camp of Midian, and came to the tent, and struck it so that it fell;"

Chapter 8; Verses 1 to 21

Gideons Triumph and Vengeance

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Sheffield?

 

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Chapter 8; Verses 22 to 28

Death of Gideon

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Sheffield??

 

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Chapter 9; Verses 1 to 6

Abimelech Attempts to Establish a Monarchy

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Platform 2 to Scarborough via Malton

 

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Chapter 9; Verses 7 to 21

The Parable of the Trees

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Seamer

 

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Chapter 9; Verses 22 to 57

The Downfall of Abimelech

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Scarborough

 

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Chapter 10; Verses 1 to 5

Tola and Jair

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Platform 2 to Leeds via Poppleton

 

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Chapter 10; Verses 6 to 18

Oppression by the Ammonites

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Hammerton

 

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Chapter 11; Verses 1 to 28

Jephthah

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Cattal

 

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Chapter 11; Verses 29 to 33

Jephthah's Vow

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Knaresborough

 

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Chapter 11; Verses 34 to 40

Jephthah's Daughter

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Knaresborough?

 

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Chapter 12; Verses 1 to 7

Intertribal Dissension

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Knaresborough

 

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Chapter 12; Verses 8 to 15

Ibzan, Elon, and Abdon

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Starbeck

 

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Chapter 13; Verses 1 to 24

The Birth of Samson

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Harrogate?

 

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Chapter 14; Verses 1 to 20

Samson's Marriage

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Harrogate?

 

"Out of the eater came something to eat. Out of the strong came something sweet"

Chapter 15; Verses 1 to 20

Samson Defeats the Philistines

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Harrogate?

 

"With the jawbone of a donkey, heaps upon heaps, with jawbone of a donkey I have slain a thousand men."

Chapter 16; Verses 1 to 22

Samson and Delilah

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Harrogate?

 

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Chapter 16; Verses 23 to 31

Samson's Death

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Harrogate

 

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Chapter 17; Verses 1 to 13

Micah and the Levite

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Hornbeam Park

 

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Chapter 18; Verses 1 to 26

The Migration of Dan

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Pannal

 

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Chapter 18; Verses 27 to 31

The Danites Settle in Laish

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Weeton

 

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Chapter 19; Verses 1 to 21

The Levite's Concubine

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Horsforth

 

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Chapter 19; Verses 22 to 30

Gibeah's Crime

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Headingly

 

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Chapter 20; Verses 1 to 48

The Other Tribes Attack Benjamin

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Burley Park

 

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Chapter 21; Verses 1 to 25

The Benjaminites Saved from Extinction

"In the beginning when God Created the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep..."

Leeds Catholic Cathedral

 

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