Sisera


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Sisera

(ˈsɪsərə)
n
(Bible) a defeated leader of the Canaanites, who was assassinated by Jael (Judges 4:17–21)
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Barak won the fight, and while he was making the victory complete by the usual method of exterminating the remnant of the defeated host, Sisera fled away on foot, and when he was nearly exhausted by fatigue and thirst, one Jael, a woman he seems to have been acquainted with, invited him to come into her tent and rest himself.
hammer; and with the hammer she smote Sisera, she smote off his head
When I looked at him that night, deep in his drunken sleep, I thought of Jael and Sisera (see the book of Judges; chapter 4th; verses 17 to 21).
I read the story of Jael and Sisera so often that the Bible got to open of itself at that place.
Three nails driven into the head commemorated as many crises in Maggie's nine years of earthly struggle; that luxury of vengeance having been suggested to her by the picture of Jael destroying Sisera in the old Bible.
sleeping Sisera by driving a tent peg through his temple.
Everyone in the room was captivated, nodding their heads and tapping their toes when Sisera and Brown would enter into a more rhythmically driving beat, and staring intently at Kazazian when he would take an introspective solo.
In the biblical account (Judges 4, 5) the killing fulfills Deborah's prophecy: a woman, not Barak, will have the honor of taking Sisera because Barak insisted that Deborah join him in the campaign against the Midianites.
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.
Such an identification reinforces the claim that a high-ranking Egyptian or local ruler was based at this location, and is likely to support the theory that the site is Harosheth Haggoyim, the home town of Sisera, as mentioned in Judges 4-5," said Prof.
To bring the gender reversals even closer to the surface, the story opens with Deborah's order to Barak, the commandant of her forces, to attack the enemy led by the notorious General Sisera and his 900 iron chariots.
On the pretense of sheltering Sisera from the pursuing Hebrew champion, Barak, Jael brought him into her tent.