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Ilear, 0 ye kings
Give ear, 0 ye princex
1, even I, will sing unto the Lord
I will ning praise to the Lord, the Ciod of Israel.
Lord, when thou wentest forth out of Seir,
When thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, The earth trembled, the heavens also dropped,
Yea, the clouds dropped water. The mountains flowed down at the presence of the Lord. Hven yon Sinai at the presence of the Lord, the God
1. The Dcsolation
In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath,
In the days of Jnel,
And the travelers walked through byways;
. Until tbat I, Deborah, arose,
That I arose ir mother in Israel.
They chose new gods;
Then was war in the gates:
Among forty thousand in Israel?
My heart is toward the governors of Israel
Ve that offered yourselves willingly among the people
Bless ye the Lord.
Tell of it, ye that ride on white asses,
dni ve that walk by the waly :
Far from the noise of archers,
In the places of drawing water:
There shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord,
Even the righteous acts of his rule in Israel.
II. The Nl118tepe
Then the people of the Lord went down to the gatos-
I wake, nwake, Deboral,
I wake, awake, utter it song :
WOMEN Arise, Barak,
And lead thy captivity captive, thou son of Abinoam.
Then came down a remnant of the nobles,
Out of Ephraim came down they whose root is in
After thee, Benjamin, among thy peoples
Out of Macbir came down governors.
And out of Zebulun they that handle the marshal's
And the princes of Issachar were with Deborah
AN Wan Issachar, so was Barak:
Into the valley they rushed forth at his feet.
By the watercourses of Reuben
There were great resolves of heart.
Why satest thou among the sheepfolds,
To hear the pipinge for the flocky?
At the watercourses of Reuben
There were great searchings of heart!
Gilead abode beyond Jordan
And Dan, why did he remain in ships?
Asher sat still at the haven of the sea,
And abode by his crecks.
Zebulun was a people that compared their lives innti
the death, And Naphtali, upon the high places of the field.
111. The Butllc and Rout
The kings came and fought;
Then fought the kings of Canaan,
They took no gain of money!
They fought from heaven,
The stars in their course's fought against Siscra. The river Kishon swept them away,
That ancient river, the river Kishon!
O my soul, march on with strength!
Then did the horsehoofs stamp
Curse ye, Merož, said the angel of the Lord,
Curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; Because they came not to the help of the Lord,
To the belp of the Lord against the mighty!
IV. The Retribution
Blessed above women shall Jael be, the wise of Hcber
the Kenite, Blessed shall she be above women in the tent! Ile asked water, and she gave him milk;
She brought him butter in a lordly dish. She put her hand to the mail,
And her right and to the workman's hammer; And with the hammer she smote Sisera.
She smote through his head,
Yea, sbe pierced and struck through his temples. At her feet he bowell,' he fell, he lay: At her feet he bowell, he fell: Where he bowed, there he fell down dead!
The mother of Sinera, through the lattice,