Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit Sisera fled away on his feet to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite: for there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.
Who leadeth away priests as a spoil, and, men firmly seated, He overturneth:
The steppings of his strength are hemmed in, and his own counsel casteth him down;
Pour out thy transports of anger, and look on every one who is high, and lay him low;
I have seen a lawless man, a tyrant, and spreading himself out, like a cedar in Lebanon;
He poureth contempt upon nobles, and causeth them to wander in a pathless waste;
The loftiness of a man, layeth him low, - but, one of a lowly spirit, shall attain unto honour.
As if a man should flee from the face of a lion, and there should meet him - a bear! or he should have entered the house, and leaned his hand upon the wall, and there should bite him - a serpent!
In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the roads were forsaken, - and, the frequenters of highways, betook them to roundabout paths:
Blessed above women, shall be Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite, - Above women in the tent, be blessed: