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Judges 4:4-5

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

Judges 5:7

Villages were deserted,
they were deserted in Israel,
until I, Deborah, arose,
a mother in Israel.

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Judges 5:11-12

Let them tell the righteous acts of the Lord,
the righteous deeds of His warriors in Israel,
with the voices of the singers at the watering places.Then the Lord’s people went down to the gates. “Awake! Awake, Deborah!
Awake! Awake, sing a song!
Arise, Barak,
and take hold of your captives,
son of Abinoam!”

Judges 4:6

She summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, “Hasn’t the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded you: ‘Go, deploy the troops on Mount Tabor, and take with you 10,000 men from the Naphtalites and Zebulunites?

Judges 4:8-10

Barak said to her, “If you will go with me, I will go. But if you will not go with me, I will not go.” “I will go with you,” she said, “but you will receive no honor on the road you are about to take, because the Lord will sell Sisera into a woman’s hand.” So Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh. Barak summoned Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; 10,000 men followed him, and Deborah also went with him.

Judges 5:1-3

On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang: When the leaders lead in Israel,
when the people volunteer,
praise the Lord. Listen, kings! Pay attention, princes!
I will sing to the Lord;
I will sing praise to the Lord God of Israel.

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord. They said:I will sing to the Lord,
for He is highly exalted;
He has thrown the horse
and its rider into the sea.

Judges 4:5-9

It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment. She summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, “Hasn’t the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded you: ‘Go, deploy the troops on Mount Tabor, and take with you 10,000 men from the Naphtalites and Zebulunites? Then I will lure Sisera commander of Jabin’s forces, his chariots, and his army at the Wadi Kishon to fight against you, and I will hand him over to you.’”read more.
Barak said to her, “If you will go with me, I will go. But if you will not go with me, I will not go.” “I will go with you,” she said, “but you will receive no honor on the road you are about to take, because the Lord will sell Sisera into a woman’s hand.” So Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh.

Judges 5:9

My heart is with the leaders of Israel,
with the volunteers of the people.
Praise the Lord!

Judges 5:14-15

Those with their roots in Amalek came from Ephraim;
Benjamin came with your people after you.
The leaders came down from Machir,
and those who carry a marshal’s staff came from Zebulun. The princes of Issachar were with Deborah;
Issachar was with Barak.
They set out at his heels in the valley.
There was great searching of heart
among the clans of Reuben.

Judges 5:20-23

The stars fought from the heavens;
the stars fought with Sisera from their courses. The river Kishon swept them away,
the ancient river, the river Kishon.
March on, my soul, in strength! The horses’ hooves then hammered—
the galloping, galloping of his stallions.read more.
“Curse Meroz,” says the Angel of the Lord,
“Bitterly curse her inhabitants,
for they did not come to help the Lord,
to help the Lord against the mighty warriors.”

Judges 5:31

Lord, may all your enemies perish as Sisera did.
But may those who love Him
be like the rising of the sun in its strength.And the land was peaceful 40 years.

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Chiding » Deborah

Judges 5:16-23

Why did you sit among the sheepfolds listening to the playing of pipes for the flocks? There was great searching of heart among the clans of Reuben. Gilead remained beyond the Jordan. Dan, why did you linger at the ships? Asher remained at the seashore and stayed in his harbors. Zebulun was a people risking their lives, Naphtali also, on the heights of the battlefield. read more.
Kings came and fought. Then the kings of Canaan fought at Taanach by the waters of Megiddo, but they took no spoil of silver. The stars fought from the heavens; the stars fought with Sisera from their courses. The river Kishon swept them away, the ancient river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul, in strength! The horses' hooves then hammered- the galloping, galloping of his stallions. "Curse Meroz," says the Angel of the Lord, "Bitterly curse her inhabitants, for they did not come to help the Lord, to help the Lord against the mighty warriors."

Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Judges 4:14

Then Deborah said to Barak, “Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn’t the Lord gone before you?” So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Judges 5:1

On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang:

Deborah » Sings a paean of victory jg 5 » Rebukes the indifference of the tribes

Judges 5:23

“Curse Meroz,” says the Angel of the Lord,
“Bitterly curse her inhabitants,
for they did not come to help the Lord,
to help the Lord against the mighty warriors.”

Judges 5:16-17

Why did you sit among the sheepfolds listening to the playing of pipes for the flocks? There was great searching of heart among the clans of Reuben. Gilead remained beyond the Jordan. Dan, why did you linger at the ships? Asher remained at the seashore and stayed in his harbors.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel

Judges 4:4-5

Deborah, a woman who was a prophet and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

Judges 5:7

Villages were deserted,
they were deserted in Israel,
until I, Deborah, arose,
a mother in Israel.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Inspires him to action

Judges 4:14

Then Deborah said to Barak, “Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn’t the Lord gone before you?” So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Agrees to accompany him to battle

Judges 4:9

“I will go with you,” she said, “but you will receive no honor on the road you are about to take, because the Lord will sell Sisera into a woman’s hand.” So Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Summons barak to deliver israel

Judges 4:6

She summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, “Hasn’t the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded you: ‘Go, deploy the troops on Mount Tabor, and take with you 10,000 men from the Naphtalites and Zebulunites?

Deborah » Facts concerning » A judge and prophetess

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel » Inspires barak to defeat sisera

Judges 4:6-16

She summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, "Hasn't the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded [you]: 'Go, deploy [the troops] on Mount Tabor, and take with you 10,000 men from the Naphtalites and Zebulunites? Then I will lure Sisera commander of Jabin's forces, his chariots, and his army at the Wadi Kishon [to fight] against you, and I will hand him over to you.' " Barak said to her, "If you will go with me, I will go. But if you will not go with me, I will not go." read more.
"I will go with you," she said, "but you will receive no honor on the road you are about to take, because the Lord will sell Sisera into a woman's hand." So Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh. Barak summoned Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; 10,000 men followed him, and Deborah also went with him. Now Heber the Kenite had moved away from the Kenites, the sons of Hobab, Moses' father-in-law, and pitched his tent beside the oak tree of Zaanannim, which was near Kedesh. It was reported to Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up Mount Tabor. Sisera summoned all his 900 iron chariots and all the people who were with him from Harosheth of the Nations to the Wadi Kishon. Then Deborah said to Barak, "Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn't the Lord gone before you?" So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him. The Lord threw Sisera, all his charioteers, and all his army into confusion with the sword before Barak. Sisera left his chariot and fled on foot. Barak pursued the chariots and the army as far as Harosheth of the Nations, and the whole army of Sisera fell by the sword; not a single man was left.

Deborah » Nurse to rebecca

Genesis 24:59

So they sent away their sister Rebekah with the one who had nursed and raised her, and Abraham’s servant and his men.

Deborah » Nurse to rebecca » Buried beneath an oak tree near beth-el

Genesis 35:8

Deborah, the one who had nursed and raised Rebekah, died and was buried under the oak south of Bethel. So Jacob named it Oak of Weeping.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel » The triumphant song of

En-dor » Deborah » Triumphs » Sisera

Psalm 83:10

They were destroyed at En-dor;
they became manure for the ground.

Israel » Names of the rulers before saul was anointed king » Deborah

Judges 4:5

It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

Israel » Under the judges » Deliverance » Deborah

Judge » Deborah

Judges of israel » Names of the rulers before saul was anointed king » Deborah

Judges 4:5

It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

extraordinary Judges » Names of » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Meroz » Deborah » Barak » Curse » Inhabitants » With song

Judges 5:23

“Curse Meroz,” says the Angel of the Lord,
“Bitterly curse her inhabitants,
for they did not come to help the Lord,
to help the Lord against the mighty warriors.”

Oak » Deborah » buried under

Genesis 35:8

Deborah, the one who had nursed and raised Rebekah, died and was buried under the oak south of Bethel. So Jacob named it Oak of Weeping.

Palm tree » Deborah » Led » Israel

Judges 4:5

It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

Patriotism » Instances of » Deborah

Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Prophets » Mentioned in scripture » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Women » Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Judges 4:14

Then Deborah said to Barak, “Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn’t the Lord gone before you?” So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Judges 5:1

On that day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang:

Women » Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Women » As prophets » Deborah

Judges 4:4-5

Deborah, a woman who was a prophet and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

Women » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Deborah, a woman who was a prophetess and the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.

Women » Patriotic » Deborah

Women » As poets » Deborah

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