deborah in the bible

Definitions of Deborah

Noun

1

a biblical prophet and leader who inspired the Israelite army to defeat the Canaanites. The “Song of Deborah,” a song of victory attributed to her, is thought to be one of the oldest sections of the Bible.

Deborah

Most Relevant Verses

Judges 4:4-5

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Judges 5:7

"The peasantry ceased, they ceased in Israel, Until I, Deborah, arose, Until I arose, a mother in Israel.

Judges 4:4

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

Judges 5:11-12

"At the sound of those who divide flocks among the watering places, There they shall recount the righteous deeds of the LORD, The righteous deeds for His peasantry in Israel Then the people of the LORD went down to the gates. "Awake, awake, Deborah; Awake, awake, sing a song! Arise, Barak, and take away your captives, O son of Abinoam.

Judges 4:6

Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun.

Judges 4:8-10

Then Barak said to her, "If you will go with me, then I will go; but if you will not go with me, I will not go." She said, "I will surely go with you; nevertheless, the honor shall not be yours on the journey that you are about to take, for the LORD will sell Sisera into the hands of a woman." Then Deborah arose and went with Barak to Kedesh. Barak called Zebulun and Naphtali together to Kedesh, and ten thousand men went up with him; Deborah also went up with him.

Judges 5:1-3

Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying, "That the leaders led in Israel, That the people volunteered, Bless the LORD! "Hear, O kings; give ear, O rulers! I--to the LORD, I will sing, I will sing praise to the LORD, the God of Israel.

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.

Judges 4:5-9

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment. Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun. 'I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his many troops to the river Kishon, and I will give him into your hand.'"read more.

Judges 5:9

"My heart goes out to the commanders of Israel, The volunteers among the people; Bless the LORD!

Judges 5:14-15

"From Ephraim those whose root is in Amalek came down, Following you, Benjamin, with your peoples; From Machir commanders came down, And from Zebulun those who wield the staff of office. "And the princes of Issachar were with Deborah; As was Issachar, so was Barak; Into the valley they rushed at his heels; Among the divisions of Reuben There were great resolves of heart.

Judges 5:20-23

"The stars fought from heaven, From their courses they fought against Sisera. "The torrent of Kishon swept them away, The ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon. O my soul, march on with strength. "Then the horses' hoofs beat From the dashing, the dashing of his valiant steeds.read more.

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

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Deborah » Nurse to rebecca

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Judges 5:16-23

"Why did you sit among the sheepfolds, To hear the piping for the flocks? Among the divisions of Reuben There were great searchings of heart. "Gilead remained across the Jordan; And why did Dan stay in ships? Asher sat at the seashore, And remained by its landings. "Zebulun was a people who despised their lives even to death, And Naphtali also, on the high places of the field. read more.

Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

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

Judges 4:14

Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Judges 5:1

Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying,

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

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Judges 5:16-17

"Why did you sit among the sheepfolds, To hear the piping for the flocks? Among the divisions of Reuben There were great searchings of heart. "Gilead remained across the Jordan; And why did Dan stay in ships? Asher sat at the seashore, And remained by its landings.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel

Judges 4:4-5

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Judges 5:7

"The peasantry ceased, they ceased in Israel, Until I, Deborah, arose, Until I arose, a mother in Israel.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Inspires him to action

Judges 4:14

Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Agrees to accompany him to battle

Judges 4:9

She said, "I will surely go with you; nevertheless, the honor shall not be yours on the journey that you are about to take, for the LORD will sell Sisera into the hands of a woman." Then Deborah arose and went with Barak to Kedesh.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Summons barak to deliver israel

Judges 4:6

Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun.

Deborah » Facts concerning » A judge and prophetess

Judges 4:4

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

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

Judges 4:6-16

Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun. 'I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his many troops to the river Kishon, and I will give him into your hand.'" Then Barak said to her, "If you will go with me, then I will go; but if you will not go with me, I will not go." read more.

Deborah » Nurse to rebecca

Genesis 24:59

Thus they sent away their sister Rebekah and her nurse with Abraham's servant and his men.

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

Genesis 35:8

Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; it was named Allon-bacuth.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel » The triumphant song of

En-dor » Deborah » Triumphs » Sisera

Psalm 83:10

Who were destroyed at En-dor, Who became as dung for the ground.

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

Judges 4:5

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came 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

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

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Judges 4:4

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

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

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Oak » Deborah » buried under

Genesis 35:8

Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; it was named Allon-bacuth.

Palm tree » Deborah » Led » Israel

Judges 4:5

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Patriotism » Instances of » Deborah

Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Prophets » Mentioned in scripture » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Women » Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

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

Judges 4:14

Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Judges 5:1

Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying,

Women » Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Women » As prophets » Deborah

Judges 4:4-5

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Women » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Definitions of Deborah

Noun

1

a biblical prophet and leader who inspired the Israelite army to defeat the Canaanites. The “Song of Deborah,” a song of victory attributed to her, is thought to be one of the oldest sections of the Bible.

Deborah

Most Relevant Verses

Judges 4:4-5

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Judges 5:7

"The peasantry ceased, they ceased in Israel, Until I, Deborah, arose, Until I arose, a mother in Israel.

Judges 4:4

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

Judges 5:11-12

"At the sound of those who divide flocks among the watering places, There they shall recount the righteous deeds of the LORD, The righteous deeds for His peasantry in Israel Then the people of the LORD went down to the gates. "Awake, awake, Deborah; Awake, awake, sing a song! Arise, Barak, and take away your captives, O son of Abinoam.

Judges 4:6

Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun.

Judges 4:8-10

Then Barak said to her, "If you will go with me, then I will go; but if you will not go with me, I will not go." She said, "I will surely go with you; nevertheless, the honor shall not be yours on the journey that you are about to take, for the LORD will sell Sisera into the hands of a woman." Then Deborah arose and went with Barak to Kedesh. Barak called Zebulun and Naphtali together to Kedesh, and ten thousand men went up with him; Deborah also went up with him.

Judges 5:1-3

Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying, "That the leaders led in Israel, That the people volunteered, Bless the LORD! "Hear, O kings; give ear, O rulers! I--to the LORD, I will sing, I will sing praise to the LORD, the God of Israel.

Exodus 15:1

Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.

Judges 4:5-9

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment. Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun. 'I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his many troops to the river Kishon, and I will give him into your hand.'"read more.

Judges 5:9

"My heart goes out to the commanders of Israel, The volunteers among the people; Bless the LORD!

Judges 5:14-15

"From Ephraim those whose root is in Amalek came down, Following you, Benjamin, with your peoples; From Machir commanders came down, And from Zebulun those who wield the staff of office. "And the princes of Issachar were with Deborah; As was Issachar, so was Barak; Into the valley they rushed at his heels; Among the divisions of Reuben There were great resolves of heart.

Judges 5:20-23

"The stars fought from heaven, From their courses they fought against Sisera. "The torrent of Kishon swept them away, The ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon. O my soul, march on with strength. "Then the horses' hoofs beat From the dashing, the dashing of his valiant steeds.read more.

Judges 5:31

"Thus let all Your enemies perish, O LORD; But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might." And the land was undisturbed for forty years.

From Thematic Bible

Chiding » Deborah

Deborah » General references to

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

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel

Deborah » Facts concerning » Inspires him to action

Deborah » Facts concerning » Agrees to accompany him to battle

Deborah » Facts concerning » Summons barak to deliver israel

Deborah » Facts concerning » A judge and prophetess

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

Deborah » Nurse to rebecca

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

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel » The triumphant song of

En-dor » Deborah » Triumphs » Sisera

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

Israel » Under the judges » Deliverance » Deborah

Judge » Deborah

Judges of israel » Names of the rulers before saul was anointed king » Deborah

extraordinary Judges » Names of » Deborah

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

Oak » Deborah » buried under

Palm tree » Deborah » Led » Israel

Patriotism » Instances of » Deborah

Prophetesses » Deborah

Prophets » Mentioned in scripture » Deborah

Women » Deborah » General references to

Women » Prophetesses » Deborah

Women » As prophets » Deborah

Women » Deborah

Women » Patriotic » Deborah

Women » As poets » Deborah

Chiding » Deborah

Judges 5:16-23

"Why did you sit among the sheepfolds, To hear the piping for the flocks? Among the divisions of Reuben There were great searchings of heart. "Gilead remained across the Jordan; And why did Dan stay in ships? Asher sat at the seashore, And remained by its landings. "Zebulun was a people who despised their lives even to death, And Naphtali also, on the high places of the field. read more.

Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

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

Judges 4:14

Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Judges 5:1

Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying,

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

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Judges 5:16-17

"Why did you sit among the sheepfolds, To hear the piping for the flocks? Among the divisions of Reuben There were great searchings of heart. "Gilead remained across the Jordan; And why did Dan stay in ships? Asher sat at the seashore, And remained by its landings.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel

Judges 4:4-5

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Judges 5:7

"The peasantry ceased, they ceased in Israel, Until I, Deborah, arose, Until I arose, a mother in Israel.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Inspires him to action

Judges 4:14

Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Agrees to accompany him to battle

Judges 4:9

She said, "I will surely go with you; nevertheless, the honor shall not be yours on the journey that you are about to take, for the LORD will sell Sisera into the hands of a woman." Then Deborah arose and went with Barak to Kedesh.

Deborah » Facts concerning » Summons barak to deliver israel

Judges 4:6

Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun.

Deborah » Facts concerning » A judge and prophetess

Judges 4:4

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

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

Judges 4:6-16

Now she sent and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, "Behold, the LORD, the God of Israel, has commanded, 'Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun. 'I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his many troops to the river Kishon, and I will give him into your hand.'" Then Barak said to her, "If you will go with me, then I will go; but if you will not go with me, I will not go." read more.

Deborah » Nurse to rebecca

Genesis 24:59

Thus they sent away their sister Rebekah and her nurse with Abraham's servant and his men.

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

Genesis 35:8

Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; it was named Allon-bacuth.

Deborah » The prophetess, a judge of israel » The triumphant song of

En-dor » Deborah » Triumphs » Sisera

Psalm 83:10

Who were destroyed at En-dor, Who became as dung for the ground.

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

Judges 4:5

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came 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

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

extraordinary Judges » Names of » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

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

Judges 5:23

'Curse Meroz,' said the angel of the LORD, 'Utterly curse its inhabitants; Because they did not come to the help of the LORD, To the help of the LORD against the warriors.'

Oak » Deborah » buried under

Genesis 35:8

Now Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; it was named Allon-bacuth.

Palm tree » Deborah » Led » Israel

Judges 4:5

She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Patriotism » Instances of » Deborah

Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Prophets » Mentioned in scripture » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Women » Deborah » General references to

Judges 4:4

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

Judges 4:14

Deborah said to Barak, "Arise! For this is the day in which the LORD has given Sisera into your hands; behold, the LORD has gone out before you." So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.

Judges 5:1

Then Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam sang on that day, saying,

Women » Prophetesses » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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

Women » As prophets » Deborah

Judges 4:4-5

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time. She used to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel came up to her for judgment.

Women » Deborah

Judges 4:4

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