Smith's Bible Dictionary
(sword). Son of Anath, judge of Israel. When Israel was in a most
depressed condition, Shamgar was raised up to be a deliverer. With no arms
in his hand, but an ox-goad, Jdg
1Sa 13:21, he made a desperate assault upon the
Philistines, and slew 600 of them. (B.C. about 1290).
|Taken from: Smith's Bible Dictionary by Dr. William Smith (1884)|