Her hand reached for the tent peg, her right hand for the workman's hammer. She struck Sisera, she crushed his head, she shattered and pierced his temple.127
At her feet he sank, he fell; there he lay. At her feet he sank, he fell; where he sank, there he fell--dead2.
"Through the window3 peered Sisera's mother; behind the lattice she cried out,4 'Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why is the clatter of his chariots delayed?'
The wisest of her ladies answer her; indeed, she keeps saying to herself,
'Are they not finding and dividing the spoils:5 a girl or two for each man, colorful garments as plunder for Sisera, colorful garments embroidered, highly embroidered garments6 for my neck-- all this as plunder?7'
"So may all your enemies perish,8 O LORD! But may they who love you be like the sun9 when it rises in its strength."10 Then the land had peace11 forty years.