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Othniel

(ŏth`nēĕl), in the Bible, first judge of Israel after the death of Joshua. For capturing a city he was given as wife Caleb's daughter Achsah.

Othniel

freed Israelites from bondage of Cushan-rishathaim. [O.T.: Judges 3:9]
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The letter's authors include writer and script translator Sion Eirian, creative writing tutor Gillian Brightmore and playwright Othniel Smith.
Sion Eirian, Gillian Brightmore, Othniel Smith Chair, Welsh Committee, Writers' Guild of Great Britain
Although the founders of American vertebrate paleontology--Joseph Leidy, Edward Drinker Cope, and Othniel Charles Marsh--concentrated initially on fossils from the eastern United States, the opening of the American West provided unparalleled opportunities for exploration, of which Cope and Marsh energetically availed themselves.
The phrase reading the land was quiet (va-tishkot ha-aretz), used in connection with the judgeships of Othniel, Ehud, Deborah, and Gideon (Judg.
Turning now to the actual work of the symposium, the first five studies have as their subject Christian martyrdom in ancient times: see "Reflections on Christian Martyrdom in Antiquity" (11-37) by Cristian Badilita; "Confessors and Martyrs in the Church of the First Three Centuries" (39-65) by Cristian Langa; "Anti-Christian Persecutions from Nero to Constantine the Great: The Antiquity Reflected in the Mirror of the Modern Sufferings" (67-93) by Attila Jakab; "Facts and Sufferings of the Martyrs in Christian Antiquity" (95-126) by Lucian Dinca; and "Interpretations of Martyrdom in Antiquity: Tertullian, Origen and Clement of Alexandria" (127-47), by Othniel Veres.
rightly locates Lukan Pneumatology in qualitative continuity with the Spirit in the Old Testament, specifically concerning prophetic gifting; some leaders such as Samson, Othniel, Gideon, and Jephthah receive enablement for specific tasks, while others such as Moses, the Seventy, Joshua, Saul, David, and many prophets receive permanent enablement for the their leadership roles (5, 191).
Hayden still sent fossils to Philadelphia, including some to an ambitious young zoologist, Edward Drinker Cope, but he also began distributing fossils to Professor Othniel Charles Marsh at Yale University.
The judges were battlefield commanders: from Othniel, a Judean leader who delivered the people from reconquest by an oppressive Mesopotamian ruler, through Deborah, the woman judge who liberated Israelites from their own apostasy and defeated a cruel general leading a well-equipped Canaanite army, through Samson of the tribe of Dan, who partially overcame the coastal Philistines with muscle-bound feats.
Now a battle is raging around the "tomb of Othniel," bearing the name of Othniel the son of Kenaz, an obscure Biblical personality.
July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITEX Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: ITEX) , The Membership Trading Community(SM), a leading marketplace for cashless business transactions in North America, has widened its commitment to increasing new member registrations by confirming an agreement with Internet commerce veteran Othniel Palomino, who led the launch of the Executive Privileges Program in April 2007.
Goins - Lana and Othniel Goins, of Cottage Grove, a son.