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 (dĕb′ər-ə, dĕb′rə)
In the Bible, a judge and prophet who aided the Israelites in their victory over the Canaanites.

[Hebrew dəbôrâ, bee; see dbr in Semitic roots.]


(ˈdɛbərə; -brə)
1. (Bible) a prophetess and judge of Israel who fought the Canaanites (Judges 4, 5)
2. (Bible) Rebecca's nurse (Genesis 35:8)


(ˈdɛb ər ə, ˈdɛb rə)

a prophetess of Israel. Judges 4, 5.


[ˈdebərə] NDébora
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The Song of Deborah and Barak" praises Jael for the memorable service she had rendered, in an exultant strain:
Thus, the Song could be the Song of Miriam more than that of Moses, and would be just the first of the long songs composed by women in the Bible, like the song of Deborah (Judg.
In the second section, for example, Fritz uses the Song of Deborah (rather the oldest parts in his opinion: Judges 5:12-17, 18a, 19-22, 24-30) as his main source for the arrangement of and presence of most of the tribes in the 12th and 11th centuries B.
Chapter Five is the victory song of Deborah and Barak.
In Hebrew scripture, the Song of Deborah in the book of Judges is a poem dating to the eighth century before Jesus' birth that tells of an event that likely took place some 400 years earlier.
Tell me, o muse"; the Song of Deborah (Judges 5) in the light of heroic poetry.
Servant of the Gods is a historical fiction novel that brings to life the events of the Song of Deborah, the Biblical story of how Deborah and Barak led an army to defeat the Canaanites and lay claim to Israel.
Additional creative solutions are used in the presentation of the Song of Deborah and the Song of David.
To this corpus he adds the Song of Deborah and, with some reservation, the Egyptian Merneptah Stele.
Maggy has already finished her second novel, The Song of Deborah, and is a third of the way through the follow-up, Deborah's Children.
The Song of Deborah in the Book of Judges records a stunning victory won by a coalition of Israelite tribes under Deborah and Barak over a powerful army led by the Cansanite Sisera.
The victory song of Deborah in Chapter 5 is one of the oldest literary sections of the Old Testament.