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Come, and I will shew thee the man whom thou seekest. And when he came into her tent, behold, Sisera lay dead, and the nail was in his temples. So God subdued on that day Jabin the king of Canaan before the children of Israel. And the hand of the children of Israel prospered, and prevailed against Jabin the king of Canaan, until they had destroyed Jabin king of Canaan.
Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day, saying,
Praise ye the Lord
Until that I Deborah arose,
the Lord. Speak, ye that ride on white asses, Ye that sit in judgment, And walk by the way. They that are delivered from the noise of archers in
the places of drawing water, There shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the
Lord, Even the righteous acts toward the inhabitants of his
villages in Israel: Then shall the people of the Lord go down to the
gates. Awake, awake, Deborah: Awake, awake, utter a song: Arise, Barak, and lead thy captivity captive, thou son
of Abinoam. Then he made him that remaineth have dominion
over the nobles among the people: The Lord made me have dominion over the mighty. Out of Ephraim was there a root of them against
their lives unto the death
The stars in their courses fought against Sisera.
ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; Because they came not to the help of the Lord, To the help of the Lord against the mighty. Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber
the Kenite be, Blessed shall she be above women in the tent. He asked water, and she gave him milk; ; She brought forth butter in a lordly dish. She put
her hand to the nail, And her right hand to the workmen's hammer; And with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote
off his head, When she had pierced and stricken through his tem
Why is his chariot so long in coming?
meet for the necks of them that take the spoil? So let all thine enemies perish, O Lord: But let them that love him be as the sun when
he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord: and the Lord delivered them into the hand of Midian seven years. And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel: and because of the Midianites the children of Israel made them the dens which are in the mountains, and caves, and strong holds. And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, and the children of the east, even they came up against them; and they encamped against them, and destroyed the increase of the earth, till thou come unto Gaza, and left no sustenance for Israel, neither sheep, nor ox, nor ass. For