New American Standard Bible
"The peasantry ceased, they ceased in Israel, Until I, Deborah, arose, Until I arose, a mother in Israel.
King James Bible
The inhabitants of the villages ceased, they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah arose, that I arose a mother in Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
The peasantry ceased in Israel, they ceased until you arose, Deb'orah, arose as a mother in Israel.
World English Bible
The rulers ceased in Israel. They ceased until I, Deborah, arose; Until I arose a mother in Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
Villages ceased in Israel -- they ceased, Till that I arose -- Deborah, That I arose, a mother in Israel.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Render the word "villages" (here and in Judges 5:11) judgment, rule, or judges, rulers. The sense is "The princes (or magistrates) ceased in Israel," i. e. there was no one to do justice in the gate, or defend men from their oppressors.
LibraryLove Makes Suns
'Let them that love Him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might.' JUDGES V. 51. These are the closing words of Deborah, the great warrior-prophetess of Israel. They are in singular contrast with the tone of fierce enthusiasm for battle which throbs through the rest of the chant, and with its stern approval of the deed of Jael when she slew Sisera. Here, in its last notes, we have an anticipation of the highest and best truths of the Gospel. 'Let them that love Him be as the sun when he goeth …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Why is it that Our Lord Has Tarried Till Now? Why Has not the Redeemer Returned Long Ere This?
"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, In the days of Jael, the highways were deserted, And travelers went by roundabout ways.
"New gods were chosen; Then war was in the gates. Not a shield or a spear was seen Among forty thousand in Israel.
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