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Sisera

(sĭs`ərə), in the Bible. 1 Canaanite captain, defeated by 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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 and BarakBarak
, in the Bible, leader from N Canaan who fought, with Deborah, against Jabin and Sisera.
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 and murdered by JaelJael
, in the Bible, heroine of the time of Deborah. She murdered Sisera, her guest.
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. 2 Family in the return to Palestine.

Sisera

a defeated leader of the Canaanites, who was assassinated by Jael (Judges 4:17--21)
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Enemies of the Jews, such as the Biblical Amalek, Sisra, Sancherib and Nebuchadnezzar, and the Roman Titus and Hadrian, attempted to eradicate the Jewish people by force, conquest and the sword.
And] the Holy One, blessed be He, said, "My Name testifies about Ya'el that Sisra did not touch her"(43)
When Sisra fled to Ya'el, the wife of Hever the Kenite, she said to him, "Turn aside, my lord, turn aside" [Ju.
Ya'el is a problem on two counts: First, the appellative is not added to her name but derived from the "device" connected with the killing of Sisra, the "blanket" (Hebrew, semikha, read as shemi + ko).
Several of her pieces were issued by Arsis Press and Sisra Publications in the early 1980s, but the majority of her works were self-published.
Sisra Publications, 1980; recorded by Michael Davis on Nancy Van de Vate II, Vienna Modern Masters VMM2003 [1992]).