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Judges 4:4-5

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel. And she used 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

The warriors ceased; they failed to appear in Israel, until I, Deborah, arose; I arose [as] a mother in Israel.

Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Judges 5:11-12

At the sound of [those] dividing [the sheep] among the watering places, there they will recount the righteous deeds of Yahweh, the righteous deeds for his warriors in Israel. Then the people of Yahweh went down to the gates. "Wake up, wake up, Deborah! Wake up, wake up, sing a song! Get up, Barak! Take captive your captives, O son of Abinoam.

Judges 4:6

She sent and called for Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh Naphtali and said to him, "Has not Yahweh the God of Israel commanded you? 'Go, {march to} Mount Tabor, and take ten thousand men from the descendants of Naphtali and Zebulun.

Judges 4:8-10

Barak said to her, "If you go with me, I will go; but if you do not go with me, I will not go." She said, "Surely I will go with you; however, there will be no glory for you in {the path you are taking}, for Yahweh will sell Sisera into [the] hand of a woman." And Deborah stood up and went with Barak to Kedesh. Barak summoned Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; and {they went up behind him}, ten thousand men, and Deborah went up with him.

Judges 5:1-3

And Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang on that day: "When long hair hangs loosely in Israel, when the people willingly offer themselves, bless Yahweh! Hear, O kings! Give ear, O princes! I will sing to Yahweh; I will sing praise to Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the {Israelites} sang this song to Yahweh, {and they said}, "Let me sing to Yahweh because he is highly exalted; [the] horse and its rider he hurled into the sea.

Judges 4:5-9

And she used 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 sent and called for Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh Naphtali and said to him, "Has not Yahweh the God of Israel commanded you? 'Go, {march to} Mount Tabor, and take ten thousand men from the descendants of Naphtali and Zebulun. {I will draw out} Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, with his chariots and troops, to the wadi of Kishon, and I will give him into your hand.'"read more.
Barak said to her, "If you go with me, I will go; but if you do not go with me, I will not go." She said, "Surely I will go with you; however, there will be no glory for you in {the path you are taking}, for Yahweh will sell Sisera into [the] hand of a woman." And Deborah stood up and went with Barak to Kedesh.

Judges 5:9

My heart [goes out] to the commanders of Israel, those offering themselves willingly among the people; bless Yahweh!

Judges 5:14-15

From Ephraim [is] their root into Amalek, after you, Benjamin, with your family; from Makir [the] commanders went down, and from Zebulun [those] carrying [the] scepter of [the] military commander. And the chiefs in Issachar [were] with Deborah; and Issachar likewise [was with] Barak; into the valley {he was sent to get him from behind}. Among the clans of Reuben [were] great {decisions of the heart}.

Judges 5:20-23

The stars fought from heaven; from their courses they fought against Sisera. The wadi torrent of Kishon swept them away, the raging wadi torrent, the wadi torrent of Kishon. March on, my soul, [with] strength! "Then the hooves of the horse beat loudly, because of galloping, galloping of his stallions.read more.
'Curse Meroz,' says the angel of Yahweh; 'curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they did not come to the help of Yahweh, to the help of Yahweh against the mighty.'

Judges 5:31

So may all your enemies perish, O Yahweh, but those who love him are like the rising sun at its brightest." And the land had rest for forty years.

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Judges 5:16-23

Why do you sit among the sheepfolds, to hear [the] calling sounds of the herds? For the clans of Reuben, [there were] great searchings of the heart. Gilead has remained beyond the Jordan. Why did Dan dwell as a foreigner [with] ships? Asher sat at [the] coast of [the] waters, and by his coves he has been settling down. Zebulun [is] a people who scorned death, and Naphtali, on the heights of [the] field. read more.
"The kings came, they fought; then the kings of Canaan fought; at Taanach by the waters of Megiddo, they got no plunder in silver. The stars fought from heaven; from their courses they fought against Sisera. The wadi torrent of Kishon swept them away, the raging wadi torrent, the wadi torrent of Kishon. March on, my soul, [with] strength! "Then the hooves of the horse beat loudly, because of galloping, galloping of his stallions. 'Curse Meroz,' says the angel of Yahweh; 'curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they did not come to the help of Yahweh, to the help of Yahweh against the mighty.'

Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Judges 4:14

And Deborah said to Barak, "Get up! This [is] the day that Yahweh has given Sisera into your hand. Has Yahweh not gone out before you?" So Barak went out from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Judges 5:1

And Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang on that day:

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

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' says the angel of Yahweh; 'curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they did not come to the help of Yahweh, to the help of Yahweh against the mighty.'

Judges 5:16-17

Why do you sit among the sheepfolds, to hear [the] calling sounds of the herds? For the clans of Reuben, [there were] great searchings of the heart. Gilead has remained beyond the Jordan. Why did Dan dwell as a foreigner [with] ships? Asher sat at [the] coast of [the] waters, and by his coves he has been settling down.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel

Judges 4:4-5

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel. And she used 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

The warriors ceased; they failed to appear in Israel, until I, Deborah, arose; I arose [as] a mother in Israel.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Inspires him to action

Judges 4:14

And Deborah said to Barak, "Get up! This [is] the day that Yahweh has given Sisera into your hand. Has Yahweh not gone out before you?" So Barak went out from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Agrees to accompany him to battle

Judges 4:9

She said, "Surely I will go with you; however, there will be no glory for you in {the path you are taking}, for Yahweh will sell Sisera into [the] hand of a woman." And Deborah stood up and went with Barak to Kedesh.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Summons barak to deliver israel

Judges 4:6

She sent and called for Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh Naphtali and said to him, "Has not Yahweh the God of Israel commanded you? 'Go, {march to} Mount Tabor, and take ten thousand men from the descendants of Naphtali and Zebulun.

Deborah » Facts concerning » A judge and prophetess

Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

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

Judges 4:6-16

She sent and called for Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh Naphtali and said to him, "Has not Yahweh the God of Israel commanded you? 'Go, {march to} Mount Tabor, and take ten thousand men from the descendants of Naphtali and Zebulun. {I will draw out} Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, with his chariots and troops, to the wadi of Kishon, and I will give him into your hand.'" Barak said to her, "If you go with me, I will go; but if you do not go with me, I will not go." read more.
She said, "Surely I will go with you; however, there will be no glory for you in {the path you are taking}, for Yahweh will sell Sisera into [the] hand of a woman." And Deborah stood up and went with Barak to Kedesh. Barak summoned Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh; and {they went up behind him}, ten thousand men, and Deborah went up with him. And Heber the Kenite [was] separated from [the other] Kenites, [that is], from the descendants of Hobab the father-in-law of Moses. And {he was encamped} at Elon-bezaanannim, which [is] near Kedesh. When they reported to Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up to Mount Tabor, Sisera summoned all his chariots--all nine hundred chariots of iron--and the entire army that [was] with him from Harosheth Haggoyim to the wadi of Kishon. And Deborah said to Barak, "Get up! This [is] the day that Yahweh has given Sisera into your hand. Has Yahweh not gone out before you?" So Barak went out from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him. And Yahweh threw Sisera and all his chariots and army into confusion before {the edge of Barak's sword}; and Sisera dismounted from [his] chariot and fled on foot. But Barak pursued after the chariots and army as far as Harosheth Haggoyim, and all of Sisera's army fell to {the edge of the sword}; no one was left.

Deborah » Nurse to rebecca

Genesis 24:59

So they sent away Rebekah their sister, and her nurse, and the servant of Abraham and his men.

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

Genesis 35:8

And Deborah, the nurse of Rebekah, died. And she was buried below Bethel, under the oak. And its name was called Allon-Bacuth.

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 dung for the ground.

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

Judges 4:5

And she used 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

And she used 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

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

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

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' says the angel of Yahweh; 'curse bitterly its inhabitants, because they did not come to the help of Yahweh, to the help of Yahweh against the mighty.'

Oak » Deborah » buried under

Genesis 35:8

And Deborah, the nurse of Rebekah, died. And she was buried below Bethel, under the oak. And its name was called Allon-Bacuth.

Palm tree » Deborah » Led » Israel

Judges 4:5

And she used 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

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Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Prophets » Mentioned in scripture » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Women » Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Judges 4:14

And Deborah said to Barak, "Get up! This [is] the day that Yahweh has given Sisera into your hand. Has Yahweh not gone out before you?" So Barak went out from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Judges 5:1

And Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang on that day:

Women » Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Women » As prophets » Deborah

Judges 4:4-5

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel. And she used 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

Now at that time Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, [was] judging Israel.

Women » Patriotic » Deborah

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