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Deborah
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Prophetess of God, Fourth Judge of Israel

Deborah

(dĕb`ōrə), in the Bible, prophetess and judge of Israel, the only woman to hold that office. Under her guidance BarakBarak
, in the Bible, leader from N Canaan who fought, with Deborah, against Jabin and Sisera.
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 conquered SiseraSisera
, in the Bible. 1 Canaanite captain, defeated by Deborah and Barak and murdered by Jael. 2 Family in the return to Palestine.
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 and delivered Israel from the oppression of the Canaanite King JabinJabin
, in the Bible, name of two kings of Hazor.
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. The triumphant "Song of Deborah" is one of the most ancient literary pieces in the Bible, perhaps composed in the 12th cent. B.C. Pseudo-PhiloPseudo-Philo,
early Jewish work extant in Latin, probably written originally in Hebrew and emanating from Palestine. It was attributed to Philo (c.20 B.C.–A.D. 50) because it circulated with his writings.
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 discusses Deborah's appeal to the tribes and her death.

Deborah

 

in the Old Testament, Deborah was a Hebrew prophetess and judge who united the tribes of Israel and led their conquest of Palestine. Biblical annals indicate that the story of Deborah apparently is based on the historical fact of the battle of the united army of the tribes of Israel with the army of the kings of Canaan. To this battle is dedicated the triumphant Song of Deborah, the most ancient extant example of Hebrew epic poetry.

Deborah

under her aegis, Barak routed the Canaanites. [O.T.: Judges 4:4–10]

Deborah

Old Testament
1. a prophetess and judge of Israel who fought the Canaanites (Judges 4, 5)
2. Rebecca's nurse (Genesis 35:8)
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