Judges 4:1-7 CEBA

Deborah, Barak, and Jael

1 After Ehud had died, the Israelites again did things that the LORD saw as evil.

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      2 So the LORD gave them over to King Jabin of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor. The commander of his army was Sisera, and he was stationed in Harosheth-ha-goiim.
      3 The Israelites cried out to the LORD because Siseraa had nine hundred iron chariots and had oppressed the Israelites cruelly for twenty years.

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        • j 4:3 - Or <i>he</i>
          4 Now Deborah, a prophet, the wife of Lappidoth,b was a leader of Israel at that time.

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            • k 4:4 - Or <i>a woman of torches</i>
              5 She would sit under Deborah's palm tree between Ramah and Bethel in the Ephraim highlands, and the Israelites would come to her to settle disputes.
              6 She sent word to Barak, Abinoam's son, from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, "Hasn't the LORD, Israel's God, issued you a command? ‘Go and assemble at Mount Tabor, taking ten thousand men from the people of Naphtali and Zebulun with you.
              7 I'll lure Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, to assemble with his chariots and troops against you at the Kishon River, and then I'll help you overpower him.'"