The prophet Deborah, lived in the mountainous region of Ephraim between Ramah and Bethel. ” The sons of Israel would go up to her for judgement.-Judges 4:5. Deborah would here the cases of law under The Tree of Deborah. She sent for and summed , Barak the son of Abinoam from Kaesh in Naphtali. She told him of God’s instructions for Battle with Sisera, who had thousands of soldiers, and 900 chariots. Barak agreed, but only if Deborah would go with him. A battle plan of 10,000 men charging down Mt Tabor, Siseras army was routed. Sisera escapted on foot to Kadesh, and took refuge in the tent of Heber and his wife Jael. Jael invited him to rest here , gave him milk to drink, and covered him with a blanket. Sisera soon fell asleep. She then grabbed a hammer and tent peg , she crept up placed the tent peg point on his temple, and lifted the hammer, and pounded the peg through into the ground..The. Mighty general was tricked and executed by a Women .
Deborah had told Barak , God will deliver Sisera into the hands of a woman, It will not be your Glory.Read about Miriam the sister of Moses. At. My other Blog. The women of the bible.blog.org
I encourage all to read more about Deborah, she was quite a woman. Judges chapters 4&5. Agape love. Terry