The warfare that lasted for almost two centuries brought the 12 tribes together under a single ruler or king. This king was named Saul. Saul’s inability to defeat another group of people known as the Philistines quickly led to him being replaced by a new king. This king's name was David. David and his son Solomon ruled Israel for the next century.
Under Solomon, Israel saw a period of great prosperity, but also high taxes and forced labor. After the death of King Solomon, the northern 10 tribes split from the southern 2 tribes, forming their own nation which they called Israel. The southern nation took the name of Judah.
To age with dignity and with courage cuts close to what it is to be a man.
The term ''saved by the bell'' originated in England, where a fear of being buried alive, led to the tradition of tying a string to the wrist of the dead that led to a bell. 1 out of 25 people during that time where ''saved by the bell''.