Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NASB20
Your Bible Version is the NASB20
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NASB20
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NASB20

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Judges 4 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Deborah and Barak

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:1 - Then the sons of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, after Ehud died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:2 - So the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor; and the commander of his army was Sisera, who lived in Harosheth-hagoyim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:3 - The sons of Israel cried out to the LORD; for he had nine hundred iron chariots, and he oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:4 - Now Deborah, a [fn]prophetess, the wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel at that time.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:5 - She used to [fn]sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the sons of Israel went up to her for judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:6 - Now she sent word and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali, and said to him, “[fn]The LORD, the God of Israel, has indeed commanded, ‘Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali and from the sons of Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:7 - ‘I will draw out to you Sisera, the commander of Jabin’s army, with his chariots and his [fn]many troops to the river Kishon, and I will hand him over to you.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:8 - Then 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.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:9 - She said, “I will certainly go with you; however, the fame shall not be yours on the journey that you are about to take, for the LORD will sell Sisera into the hand of a woman.” Then Deborah got up and went with Barak to Kedesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:10 - Barak summoned Zebulun and Naphtali to Kedesh, and ten thousand men went up [fn]with him; Deborah also went up with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:11 - Now Heber the Kenite had separated himself from the Kenites, from the sons of Hobab the [fn]father-in-law of Moses, and had pitched his tent as far away as the [fn]oak in Zaanannim, which is near Kedesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:12 - Then they told Sisera that Barak the son of Abinoam had gone up to Mount Tabor.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:13 - Sisera summoned all his chariots, nine hundred iron chariots, and all the people who were with him, from Harosheth-hagoyim to the river Kishon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:14 - Then Deborah said to Barak, “Arise! For this is the day on which the LORD has handed Sisera over to you; [fn]behold, the LORD has gone out before you.” So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with ten thousand men following him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:15 - And the LORD [fn]routed Sisera and all his chariots and all his army with the edge of the sword before Barak; and Sisera got down from his chariot and fled on foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:16 - But Barak pursued the chariots and the army as far as Harosheth-hagoyim, and all the army of Sisera fell by the edge of the sword; not even one was left.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:17 - Now Sisera fled on foot to the tent of Jael the wife of Heber the Kenite, because there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:18 - And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said to him, “Turn aside, my master, turn aside to me! Do not be afraid.” So he turned aside to her into the tent, and she covered him with a [fn]rug.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:19 - And he said to her, “Please give me a little water to drink, for I am thirsty.” So she opened a leather bottle of milk and gave him a drink; then she covered him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:20 - And he said to her, “Stand in the doorway of the tent, and it shall be if anyone comes and inquires of you, and says, ‘Is there anyone here?’ that you shall say, ‘No.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:21 - But Jael, Heber’s wife, took a tent peg and [fn]a hammer in her hand, and went secretly to him and drove the peg into his temple, and it went through into the ground; for he was sound asleep and exhausted. So he died.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:22 - And behold, while Barak was pursuing Sisera, Jael came out to meet him and said to him, “Come, and I will show you the man whom you are seeking.” So he entered [fn]with her, and behold, Sisera was lying dead with the tent peg in his temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:23 - So God subdued Jabin the king of Canaan on that day before the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:24 - And the hand of the sons of Israel pressed harder and harder upon Jabin the king of Canaan, until they had eliminated Jabin the king of Canaan.
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit woman prophetess
Or live
Lit Has the LORD not commanded...?
Lit multitude
Lit at his feet
Another reading is brother-in-law
Or terebinth
Lit has the LORD not gone...?
Lit confused
Or blanket
Lit put a hammer
Lit to
NASB20

New American Standard Bible 2020
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995, 2020
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved
http://www.lockman.org

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

For Permission To Quote visit http://www.lockman.org


Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization