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Judges 5

CEB 1 At that time, Deborah and Barak, Abinoam's son, sang: NIV 1 On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang this song: CEB 2 When hair is long in Israel, when people willingly offer themselves—bless the LORD! NIV 2 “When the princes in Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves— praise the LORD! CEB 3 Hear, kings! Listen, rulers! I, to the LORD, I will sing. I will make music to the LORD, Israel's God. NIV 3 “Hear this, you kings! Listen, you rulers! I, even I, will sing to the LORD; I will praise the LORD, the God of Israel, in song. CEB 4 LORD, when you set out from Seir, when you marched out from Edom's fields, the land shook, the sky poured down, the clouds poured down water. NIV 4 “When you, LORD, went out from Seir, when you marched from the land of Edom, the earth shook, the heavens poured, the clouds poured down water. CEB 5 The mountains quaked before the LORD, the one from Sinai, before the LORD, the God of Israel. NIV 5 The mountains quaked before the LORD, the One of Sinai, before the LORD, the God of Israel. CEB 6 In the days of Shamgar, Anath's son, in the days of Jael, caravans ceased. Those traveling by road kept to the backroads. NIV 6 “In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were abandoned; travelers took to winding paths. CEB 7 Villagers disappeared; they disappeared in Israel, until you, Deborah, arose, until you arose as a mother in Israel. NIV 7 Villagers in Israel would not fight; they held back until I, Deborah, arose, until I arose, a mother in Israel. CEB 8 When they chose new gods, then war came to the city gates. Yet there wasn't a shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel! NIV 8 God chose new leaders when war came to the city gates, but not a shield or spear was seen among forty thousand in Israel. CEB 9 My heart is with Israel's commanders, who willingly offered themselves among the people—bless the LORD! NIV 9 My heart is with Israel’s princes, with the willing volunteers among the people. Praise the LORD! CEB 10 You who ride white donkeys, who sit on saddle blankets, who walk along the road: tell of it. NIV 10 “You who ride on white donkeys, sitting on your saddle blankets, and you who walk along the road, consider CEB 11 To the sound of instruments at the watering places, there they repeat the LORD's victories, his villagers' victories in Israel. Then the LORD's people marched down to the city gates. NIV 11 the voice of the singers at the watering places. They recite the victories of the LORD, the victories of his villagers in Israel. “Then the people of the LORD went down to the city gates. CEB 12 "Wake up, wake up, Deborah! Wake up, wake up, sing a song! Arise, Barak! Capture your prisoners, Abinoam's son!" NIV 12 ‘Wake up, wake up, Deborah! Wake up, wake up, break out in song! Arise, Barak! Take captive your captives, son of Abinoam.’ CEB 13 Then those who remained marched down against royalty; the LORD's people marched down against warriors. NIV 13 “The remnant of the nobles came down; the people of the LORD came down to me against the mighty. CEB 14 From Ephraim they set out into the valley, after you, Benjamin, with your people! From Machir commanders marched down, and from Zebulun those carrying the official's staff. NIV 14 Some came from Ephraim, whose roots were in Amalek; Benjamin was with the people who followed you. From Makir captains came down, from Zebulun those who bear a commander’s staff. CEB 15 The leaders of Issachar came along with Deborah; Issachar was attached to Barak, and was sent into the valley behind him. Among the clans of Reuben there was deep soul-searching. NIV 15 The princes of Issachar were with Deborah; yes, Issachar was with Barak, sent under his command into the valley. In the districts of Reuben there was much searching of heart. CEB 16 "Why did you stay back among the sheep pens, listening to the music for the flocks?" For the clans of Reuben there was deep soul-searching. NIV 16 Why did you stay among the sheep pensto hear the whistling for the flocks? In the districts of Reuben there was much searching of heart. CEB 17 Gilead stayed on the other side of the Jordan, and Dan, why did he remain with the ships? Asher stayed by the seacoast, camping at his harbors. NIV 17 Gilead stayed beyond the Jordan. And Dan, why did he linger by the ships? Asher remained on the coast and stayed in his coves. CEB 18 Zebulun is a people that readily risked death; Naphtali too in the high countryside. NIV 18 The people of Zebulun risked their very lives; so did Naphtali on the terraced fields. CEB 19 Kings came and made war; the kings of Canaan fought at Taanach by Megiddo's waters, but they captured no spoils of silver. NIV 19 “Kings came, they fought, the kings of Canaan fought. At Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo, they took no plunder of silver. CEB 20 The stars fought from the sky; from their orbits they fought against Sisera. NIV 20 From the heavens the stars fought, from their courses they fought against Sisera. CEB 21 The Kishon River swept them away; the advancing river, the Kishon River. March on, my life, with might! NIV 21 The river Kishon swept them away, the age-old river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul; be strong! CEB 22 Then the horses' hooves pounded with the galloping, galloping of their stallions. NIV 22 Then thundered the horses’ hooves— galloping, galloping go his mighty steeds. CEB 23 "Curse Meroz," says the LORD's messenger, "curse its inhabitants bitterly, because they didn't come to the LORD's aid, to the LORD's aid against the warriors." NIV 23 ‘Curse Meroz,’ said the angel of the LORD. ‘Curse its people bitterly, because they did not come to help the LORD, to help the LORD against the mighty.’ CEB 24 May Jael be blessed above all women; may the wife of Heber the Kenite be blessed above all tent-dwelling women. NIV 24 “Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, most blessed of tent-dwelling women. CEB 25 He asked for water, and she provided milk; she presented him cream in a majestic bowl. NIV 25 He asked for water, and she gave him milk; in a bowl fit for nobles she brought him curdled milk. CEB 26 She reached out her hand for the stake, her strong hand for the worker's hammer. She struck Sisera; she crushed his head; she shattered and pierced his skull. NIV 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. CEB 27 At her feet he sank, fell, and lay flat; at her feet he sank, he fell; where he sank, there he fell—dead. NIV 27 At her feet he sank, he fell; there he lay. At her feet he sank, he fell; where he sank, there he fell—dead. CEB 28 Through the window she watched, Sisera's mother looked longingly through the lattice. "Why is his chariot taking so long to come? Why are the hoofbeats of his chariot horses delayed?" NIV 28 “Through the window peered Sisera’s mother; behind the lattice she cried out, ‘Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why is the clatter of his chariots delayed?’ CEB 29 Her wisest attendants answer; indeed, she replies to herself: NIV 29 The wisest of her ladies answer her; indeed, she keeps saying to herself, CEB 30 "Wouldn't they be finding and dividing the loot? A girl or two for each warrior; loot of colored cloths for Sisera; loot of colored, embroidered cloths; two colored, embroidered cloths as loot for every neck." NIV 30 ‘Are they not finding and dividing the spoils: a woman or two for each man, colorful garments as plunder for Sisera, colorful garments embroidered, highly embroidered garments for my neck— all this as plunder?’ CEB 31 May all your enemies perish like this, LORD! But may your allies be like the sun, rising in its strength. And the land was peaceful for forty years. NIV 31 “So may all your enemies perish, LORD! But may all who love you be like the sun when it rises in its strength.” Then the land had peace forty years.

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