Tola (biblical figure)
|Judges in the Bible|
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|Book of Joshua|
|Book of Judges|
|First Book of Samuel|
Tola (Hebrew: תּוֹלָע, Modern Tola, Tiberian Tôlāʻ ; "Worm; grub") was one of the Judges of Israel whose career is documented in Judges 10:1-2. Tola, the son of Puah and the grandson of Dodo from the tribe of Issachar, judged Israel for twenty-three years after Abimelech died and lived at Shamir in Mount Ephraim, where he was also buried.
- 1And after Abimelech there arose to defend Israel Tola the son of Puah, the son of Dodo, a man of Issachar; and he dwelt in Shamir in mount Ephraim.
- 2And he judged Israel twenty and three years, and died, and was buried in Shamir.
- Book of Judges article (Jewish Encyclopedia)
Tola of Issachar
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