Judges 3:9

And when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer to the children of Israel, who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Saviour. "We must remark, that the man by whom God grants us safety, is styled a saviour "(St. Augustine, q. 18,) though Christ is the proper and principal Saviour. (Worthington) Caleb. Septuagint, "the younger son of Cenez, who was the brother of Caleb. "(Haydock) Othoniel was one of the ancients. If he could not prevent the people from falling into idolatry, he rescued them from it. (Calmet)

John Cassian

AD 435
We frequently find this calling from need in Scripture as well, when we read that on account of their sins, the children of Israel were delivered over by the Lord to their enemies and that, having changed their course because of their domination and savage cruelty, they cried out to the Lord. “And the Lord sent them,” it says, “a deliverer named Ehud, the son of Gera, the son of Jemini, who used either hand as if it were his right hand.” And again it says, “They cried out to the Lord, who raised up a deliverer for them, Othniel, the son of Kenaz, the younger brother of Caleb, and he freed them.” And it said of them in a psalm: “When he killed them, then they sought him, and they turned and at dawn they came to God, and they remembered that God was their helper.” And again: “They cried out to the Lord when they were troubled, and he freed them from their distress.” Of these three kinds [of calling from need], then, although the first two seem to be supported by better beginnings, noneth...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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