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Judges 5 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:1 - Then sang Deborah and Barak, the son of Abinoam, on that day, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:2 - For that leaders led in Israel, For that the people willingly offered themselves, Bless Jehovah!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:3 - Hear, ye kings; give ear, ye princes, I, even I, will sing to Jehovah; I will hymn to Jehovah the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:4 - Jehovah, when thou wentest forth from Seir, When thou marchedst out of the fields of Edom, The earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, Yea, the clouds dropped water.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:5 - The mountains quaked before the face of Jehovah, That Sinai, from before Jehovah the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:6 - In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, The roads were unused, and the travellers on highways went by crooked paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:7 - The villages ceased in Israel, Ceased until that I Deborah arose, That I arose a mother in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:8 - They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: Was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:9 - My heart is toward the governors of Israel, who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless Jehovah!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:10 - Ye that ride on white she-asses, ye that sit on carpets, and ye that walk by the way, consider.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:11 - Because of the voice of those who divide the spoil in the midst of the places of drawing water; There they rehearse the righteous acts of Jehovah, His righteous acts toward his villages in Israel. Then the people of Jehovah went down to the gates.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:12 - Awake, awake, Deborah! awake, awake, utter a song! Arise, Barak, and lead captive thy captives, thou son of Abinoam!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:13 - Then come down, thou, the remnant of nobles, as his people; Jehovah! come down with me in the midst of the mighty ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:14 - Out of Ephraim came those whose root was in Amalek; After thee was Benjamin among thy peoples. Out of Machir came down governors, And out of Zebulun they that handled the staff of the ruler.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:15 - And the princes in Issachar were with Deborah; And Issachar, like Barak; They were sent into the valley at his feet. In the divisions of Reuben there were great resolves of heart!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:16 - Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, To hear the bleating of the flocks? In the divisions of Reuben there were great deliberations of heart!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:17 - Gilead abode beyond Jordan; And Dan, why did he remain in ships? Asher sat on the sea-shore, And abode in his creeks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:18 - Zebulun is a people that jeoparded their lives unto death, Naphtali also, on the high places of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:19 - Kings came, -- they fought; Then fought the kings of Canaan; At Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo; They took no spoil of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:20 - From heaven was the fight; The stars from their courses fought with Sisera.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:21 - The torrent of Kishon swept them away, That ancient torrent, the torrent Kishon. My soul, thou hast trodden down strength!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:22 - Then did the horse-hoofs clatter with the coursings, The coursings of their steeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:23 - Curse Meroz, saith the Angel of Jehovah; Curse, curse the inhabitants thereof; For they came not to the help of Jehovah, To the help of Jehovah among the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:24 - Blessed above women shall Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite be, Blessed above women in the tent!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:25 - He asked water, she gave milk; In the nobles' bowl she brought forth cream.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:26 - She put her hand to the tent-pin, And her right hand to the workmen's hammer; And she smote Sisera, she struck through his head, Shattered and pierced through his temples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:27 - Between her feet he bowed, he fell, he lay down: Between her feet he bowed, he fell; Where he bowed, there he fell, overcome.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:28 - Them other of Sisera looketh out at the window, And crieth through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why tarry the trampings of his chariots?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:29 - The wise amongst her ladies answer her, Yea, she returneth answer to herself,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:30 - Have they not found, divided the booty, A damsel, two damsels, to each? A booty of dyed stuffs for Sisera, A booty of dyed stuffs of embroidery, Dyed stuff of double embroidery for the neck of a spoiler?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:31 - So let all thine enemies perish, Jehovah! But let them that love him be as the rising of the sun in its might. And the land had rest forty years.
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In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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