JUDGES 4:14

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“And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for this is the day in which the Lord hath delivered Sisera into thine hand: is not the Lord gone out before thee? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.”

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Judges 4:14 Translation & Meaning

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And Deborah דְּבֹרָ֨ה Deborah, the name of two Hebrewesses Deborah
said וַתֹּאמֶר֩ To say (used with great latitude) said
unto אֶל Near, with or among; often in general, to unto
Barak, בָּרָ֜ק Barak, an Israelite Barak
Up; ק֗וּם To rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative) Up
for כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
this זֶ֤ה The masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that this
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
the day הַיּוֹם֙ A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) day
in which אֲשֶׁר֩ Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc in which
the Lord יְהוָ֤ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
hath delivered נָתַ֨ן To give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.) delivered
Sisera סִֽיסְרָא֙ Sisera, the name of a Canaanitish king and of one of the Nethinim Sisera
into thine hand: בְּיָדֶ֔ךָ A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] thine hand
is not הֲלֹ֥א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
the Lord יְהוָ֖ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
gone out יָצָ֣א To go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim gone out
before לְפָנֶ֑יךָ The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
thee? So Barak בָּרָק֙ Barak, an Israelite Barak
went down וַיֵּ֤רֶד To descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications) down
from mount מֵהַ֣ר A mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) mount
Tabor, תָּב֔וֹר Tabor, a mountain in Palestine, also a city adjacent Tabor
and ten וַֽעֲשֶׂ֧רֶת Ten (as an accumulation to the extent of the digits) ten
thousand אֲלָפִ֛ים Hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand thousand
men אִ֖ישׁ A man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation) men
after אַֽחֲרָֽיו׃ Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) after
him. אַֽחֲרָֽיו׃ Properly, the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses) him

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  • 12  And they shewed Sisera that Barak the son of Abinoam was gone up to mount Tabor.

  • 13  And Sisera gathered together all his chariots, even nine hundred chariots of iron, and all the people that were with him, from Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the river of Kishon.

  • 14  And Deborah said unto Barak, Up; for this is the day in which the Lord hath delivered Sisera into thine hand: is not the Lord gone out before thee? So Barak went down from mount Tabor, and ten thousand men after him.

  • 15  And the Lord discomfited Sisera, and all his chariots, and all his host, with the edge of the sword before Barak; so that Sisera lighted down off his chariot, and fled away on his feet.

  • 16  But Barak pursued after the chariots, and after the host, unto Harosheth of the Gentiles: and all the host of Sisera fell upon the edge of the sword; and there was not a man left.




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