1. Structure and outline

The function of Judges 1:22–36 in the chapter

Judges 1:22–36 (ESV)

22 The house of Joseph also went up against Bethel, and the LORD was with them.

This part of the chapter reveals how the Israelites fared in their attempt to complete the conquest of Canaan by taking the areas that had been allotted to them by Joshua (Joshua 13:1–19:51), from which this section draws parts of its material.1,2