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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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They note that the two States agreed to arbitrate on September 11, 1986 before a tribunal of five arbitrators: Professor Hamid Sultan and Professor Ruth Lapidoth, nominated by Egypt and Israel respectively; Judge Pierre Bellet, former Premier President of France's Cour de Cassation; Professor Dietrich Schindler of the University of Zurich; and Judge Gunnar Lagergren of Sweden as Chair.
Further, unlike most of the traditional commentators, Gersonides understands the expression "eshet lapidoth," neither as "the wife of Lapidoth" nor as someone who made torches for her husband to be lit in the Tabernacle.
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The novel is divided between Deronda's attraction to Gwendolen Harleth, the society beauty who ultimately gets trapped into marriage with a loathsome upper-class sadist, Henleigh Grandcourt, and Deronda's affiliation with a group of London Jews, one of whom, Mirah Lapidoth, he has saved from suicide.
And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at the time.
True, Deborah is employed in an unconventional job for a woman in those days, yet she is introduced as a woman, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth (4:4), who sits in one place dispensing judgment to the children of Israel who come up to seek her advice.
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