9 My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. In contrast to faithless Meroz, Jael willingly offered herself to fight for the Lord’s cause. What approach to making money will increase it according to Proverbs 13 11? The ode concludes with a wish in keeping with the pious and patriotic character of the prophetess. It would seem ( Judges 5:19) that Jabin was reinforced by the troops of other Canaanite princes. Awake, awake, Deborah! It would seem ( Judges 5:19 ) that Jabin was reinforced by the troops of other Canaanite princes. In these two chapters we saw a failure of male leadership. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 4 LORD, when thou wentest out of Seir, when thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, the clouds also dropped water. See? 1. But you know it’s just going to get worse again. And it’s the kind of brutality and immorality that Sisera’s mother was encouraging and even hoping for in her son. But Lord, strengthen the ones who love you. A mother — That is, to be to them as a mother, to instruct, and rule, and protect them, which duties a mother owes to her children. 19 The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money. And the true God – their God – then disarmed them and sent the oppressors. Gilead stayed in his land, too. The battlefield was near Taanach (now Ta'annuk), on a tell or mound in the level plain of Megiddo (now Leijun), on its southwestern extremity, by the left bank of the Kishon. This chapter contains the triumphal song which was composed and sung upon occasion of that glorious victory which Israel obtained over the forces of Jabin king of Canaan and the happy consequences of that victory. 9. expresses gratitude to the respective leaders of the tribes which participated in the contest; but, above all, to God, who inspired both the patriotic disposition and the strength. What happens when you gather wealth by labor according to Proverbs 13 11? She had mentioned her before (, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 16 Why abodest thou among the sheepfolds, to hear the bleatings of the flocks? And in contrast it issues the strongest rebuke to those among God’s people who won’t offer themselves willingly to his work. 23 Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty. Seir . 5:12-23 Deborah called on her own soul to be in earnest. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.