Judges 5:24-31 NIV

24 "Most blessed of women1 be Jael,2 the wife of Heber the Kenite,3 most blessed of tent-dwelling women.

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25 He asked for water, and she gave him milk;4 in a bowl fit for nobles she brought him curdled milk.

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26 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.5

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27 At her feet he sank, he fell; there he lay. At her feet he sank, he fell; where he sank, there he fell--dead6.

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28 "Through the window7 peered Sisera's mother; behind the lattice she cried out,8 'Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why is the clatter of his chariots delayed?'

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29 The wisest of her ladies answer her; indeed, she keeps saying to herself,
30 'Are they not finding and dividing the spoils:9 a girl or two for each man, colorful garments as plunder for Sisera, colorful garments embroidered, highly embroidered garments10 for my neck-- all this as plunder?11'

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31 "So may all your enemies perish,12 O LORD! But may they who love you be like the sun13 when it rises in its strength."14 Then the land had peace15 forty years.

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