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Judges 4:4–9

Now Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, was judging Israel at that time. iAnd she would sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the mountains of Ephraim. And the children of Israel came up to her for judgment. Then she sent and called for jBarak the son of Abinoam from kKedesh in Naphtali, and said to him, “Has not the Lord God of Israel commanded, ‘Go and 1deploy troops at Mount lTabor; take with you ten thousand men of the sons of Naphtali and of the sons of Zebulun; and against you mI will deploy Sisera, the commander of Jabin’s army, with his chariots and his multitude at the nRiver Kishon; and I will 2deliver him into your hand’?”

And 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!”

So she said, “I will surely go with you; nevertheless there will be no glory for you in the journey you are taking, for the Lord will osell Sisera into the hand of a woman.” Then Deborah arose and went with Barak to Kedesh.

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