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Hear O ye kings, give ear O Ye princes, I, even I, will sing unto the Lord,, I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.
Judges 5:3


. . . learning from the men, women and children of Bible times
            Deborah,  judge of Israel and prophetess                                                                 This is a true story!
 

Two women are honored in this story!
Judges chapters 4 & 5

In this story, you will read about:


Deborah

Jabin

Barak

Sisera

Jael

     Deborah, a prophetess judged Israel at the time that Jabin, king of Canaan ruled over Israel.  She sat under the Palm Tree of Deborah and helped the people settle disputes between each other.

     For 20 years Jabin made life miserable for the Israelites.  Sisera was the commander of his army and he had 900 chariots of iron

     Then the Israelites cried unto God for help.  Deborah told Barak, the commander of Israel's army that God would help him defeat Sisera and his army.  God had instructed Barak to take 10,000 men from the familes of Naphtali and Zebulon and march toward the Mount of Tabor.

     Barak told Deborah that he would go and fight if Deborah would go with him; but if she would not go, then he would not go.  Deborah told him that she would go with him;  but that he wouldn't receive honor for the victory.  Sisera would be defeated by a woman.

     Then God helped Barak and his army kill every one of Sisera's men; but Sisera ran away on foot.  He ran to the tent of Heber the Kenite, whose family was friendly with Jabin, the king.

     Jael, Heber's wife, ran out to meet him and told him that he would be safe inside her tent.  She even covered him up with a blanket and gave him some milk to drink.  Sisera told Jael to not tell anyone that he was hiding there.

     Sisera fell asleep.  Then Jael took the tent nail and a hammer and drove the nail into Sisera's forehead and he died.

     And the people had peace for 40 years.    

 


Deborah summoned Barak to go to war.

 

Deborah and Barak sang a song to the Lord after their victory..............

"May Jael be the most blessed woman of all. May the wife of the Kenite Heber be blessed.  May she be the most blessed woman of all those who live in tents.

"Sisera asked for water.  She gave him milk.  In a bowl that was fit for nobles she brought him buttermilk.  Her hand reached out for a tent stake.  Her right hand reached for a hammer.  She hit Sisera.  She crushed his head.  She drove the stake right through his head.  He sank down.  He fell at her feet.  He was lying there.  At her feet he sank down.  He fell.  he fell where he sank down.  That's where he died...................

Lord, may all of your enemies be destroyed.  But may those who love you be like the morning sun.  May they be like the sun when it shines the brightest."

Judges 5

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Jael

Deborah

Jabin

 

  Jabin

  Jael

  Barak

 

 



 

 

 

 

Deborah

Jael

Sisera

 

 

 

 

Jabin

Sisera

Barak

 

  Jael

  Sisera

  Jabin

 

 



 

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