Jael


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Jael

(jāl), in the Bible, heroine of the time of DeborahDeborah
, in the Bible, prophetess and judge of Israel, the only woman to hold that office. Under her guidance Barak conquered Sisera and delivered Israel from the oppression of the Canaanite King Jabin.
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. She murdered 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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Jael

drove tent-peg through skull of Sisera. [O.T.: Judges 4:19–21]

Jael

Old Testament the woman who killed Sisera when he took refuge in her tent (Judges 4:17--21)
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Jael, who believed the devil was pursuing her, admitted manslaughter and was sent to a psychiatric hospital.
Principal Jael Yon of Northeast Baltimore's Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School scheduled the prayer service two days before students began taking the Maryland School Assessments, reported The Baltimore Sun.
While the Canaanites and their chariots are sinking deeper in the mud, Sisera, their general, abandons his troops and flees the battle on foot, running to the tent of Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite.
In Robinson's poems Gideon and Jael are not heroes: Gideon suffers a moment of paralyzing doubt, and Jael commits a disturbing act of treachery.
During the Battle of Tabor, Jael, wife of Heber who was a double agent for Israel, assassinated King Sisera by driving a tent peg into his temple.
After an introduction by Exum and Nutu, there are essays on Jael, Deborah, and Barak (Solomon de Bray paints all three together though they never appear together in the biblical text.
What once was dangerous, darkly funny, sly and subversive is now mostly lost on observers of an unusual and overlooked painting of the biblical heroine, Jael, the prophetess Deborah, and the Hebrew champion, Barak (fig.
Fornication was evil, but it was okay for Jael to seduce the enemy captain so she could drive a nail through his head while he slept--an act which frightened me more than any forbidden horror comic.
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