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Judges 5

DBY 1 Then sang Deborah and Barak, the son of Abinoam, on that day, saying, NIV 1 On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang this song: DBY 2 For that leaders led in Israel, For that the people willingly offered themselves, Bless Jehovah! NIV 2 “When the princes in Israel take the lead, when the people willingly offer themselves— praise the LORD! DBY 3 Hear, ye kings; give ear, ye princes, I, [even] I, will sing to Jehovah; I will hymn to Jehovah the God of Israel. 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. DBY 4 Jehovah, when thou wentest forth from Seir, When thou marchedst out of the fields of Edom, The earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, Yea, the clouds dropped 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. DBY 5 The mountains quaked before the face of Jehovah, That Sinai, from before Jehovah the God of Israel. NIV 5 The mountains quaked before the LORD, the One of Sinai, before the LORD, the God of Israel. DBY 6 In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, The roads were unused, and the travellers on highways went by crooked paths. NIV 6 “In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were abandoned; travelers took to winding paths. DBY 7 The villages ceased in Israel, Ceased until that I Deborah arose, That I arose 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. DBY 8 They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: Was there a shield or spear 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. DBY 9 My heart is toward the governors of Israel, who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless Jehovah! NIV 9 My heart is with Israel’s princes, with the willing volunteers among the people. Praise the LORD! DBY 10 Ye that ride on white she-asses, ye that sit on carpets, and ye that walk by the way, consider. NIV 10 “You who ride on white donkeys, sitting on your saddle blankets, and you who walk along the road, consider DBY 11 Because of the voice of those who divide [the spoil] in the midst of the places of drawing water; There they rehearse the righteous acts of Jehovah, His righteous acts toward his villages in Israel. Then the people of Jehovah went down to the 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. DBY 12 Awake, awake, Deborah! awake, awake, utter a song! Arise, Barak, and lead captive thy captives, thou son of Abinoam! NIV 12 ‘Wake up, wake up, Deborah! Wake up, wake up, break out in song! Arise, Barak! Take captive your captives, son of Abinoam.’ DBY 13 Then come down, thou, the remnant of nobles, [as his] people; Jehovah! come down with me in the midst of the mighty ones. NIV 13 “The remnant of the nobles came down; the people of the LORD came down to me against the mighty. DBY 14 Out of Ephraim [came] those whose root was in Amalek; After thee was Benjamin among thy peoples. Out of Machir came down governors, And out of Zebulun they that handled the staff of the ruler. 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. DBY 15 And the princes in Issachar were with Deborah; And Issachar, like Barak; They were sent into the valley at his feet. In the divisions of Reuben there were great resolves of heart! 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. DBY 16 Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, To hear the bleating of the flocks? In the divisions of Reuben there were great deliberations of heart! 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. DBY 17 Gilead abode beyond Jordan; And Dan, why did he remain in ships? Asher sat on the sea-shore, And abode in his creeks. 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. DBY 18 Zebulun is a people [that] jeoparded their lives unto death, Naphtali also, on the high places of the field. NIV 18 The people of Zebulun risked their very lives; so did Naphtali on the terraced fields. DBY 19 Kings came, -- they fought; Then fought the kings of Canaan; At Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo; They took no spoil 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. DBY 20 From heaven was the fight; The stars from their courses fought with Sisera. NIV 20 From the heavens the stars fought, from their courses they fought against Sisera. DBY 21 The torrent of Kishon swept them away, That ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon. My soul, thou hast trodden down strength! NIV 21 The river Kishon swept them away, the age-old river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul; be strong! DBY 22 Then did the horse-hoofs clatter with the coursings, The coursings of their steeds. NIV 22 Then thundered the horses’ hooves— galloping, galloping go his mighty steeds. DBY 23 Curse Meroz, saith the Angel of Jehovah; Curse, curse the inhabitants thereof; For they came not to the help of Jehovah, To the help of Jehovah among the mighty. 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.’ DBY 24 Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be, Blessed above women in the tent! NIV 24 “Most blessed of women be Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, most blessed of tent-dwelling women. DBY 25 He asked water, she gave milk; In the nobles' bowl she brought forth cream. NIV 25 He asked for water, and she gave him milk; in a bowl fit for nobles she brought him curdled milk. DBY 26 She put her hand to the tent-pin, And her right hand to the workmen's hammer; And she smote Sisera, she struck through his head, Shattered and pierced through his temples. 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. DBY 27 Between her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: Between her feet he bowed, he fell; Where he bowed, there he fell, overcome. 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. DBY 28 Them other of Sisera looketh out at the window, And crieth through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why tarry the trampings of his chariots? 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?’ DBY 29 The wise amongst her ladies answer [her], Yea, she returneth answer to herself, NIV 29 The wisest of her ladies answer her; indeed, she keeps saying to herself, DBY 30 Have they not found, divided the booty, A damsel, two damsels, to each? A booty of dyed stuffs for Sisera, A booty of dyed stuffs of embroidery, Dyed stuff of double embroidery for the neck of a spoiler? 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?’ DBY 31 So let all thine enemies perish, Jehovah! But let them that love him be as the rising of the sun in its might. And the land had rest 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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