New International Version
Jael went out to meet Sisera and said to him, "Come, my lord, come right in. Don't be afraid." So he entered her tent, and she covered him with a blanket.
King James Bible
And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said unto him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And when he had turned in unto her into the tent, she covered him with a mantle.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said to him, Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; fear not. And he turned in to her, into the tent, and she covered him with the quilt.
World English Bible
Jael went out to meet Sisera, and said to him, "Turn in, my lord, turn in to me; don't be afraid." He came in to her into the tent, and she covered him with a rug.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jael goeth out to meet Sisera, and saith unto him, 'Turn aside, my lord, turn aside unto me, fear not;' and he turneth aside unto her, into the tent, and she covereth him with a coverlet.
Judges 4:18 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Jael went out to meet Sisera - He preferred the woman's tent because of secrecy; for, according to the etiquette of the eastern countries, no person ever intrudes into the apartments of the women. And in every dwelling the women have a separate apartment.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
mantle or rug or blanket
I want to picture to you to-night, if I can, three acts in a great history--three different pictures illustrating one subject. I trust we have passed through all three of them, many of us; and as we shall look upon them, whilst I paint them upon the wall, I think there will be many here who will be able to say, I was in that state once;" and when we come to the last, I hope we shall be able to clap our hands, and rejoice to feel that the last is our case also, and that we are in the plight of the …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 6: 1860
A Nation's Struggle for a Home and Freedom.
Sisera, meanwhile, fled on foot to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite, because there was an alliance between Jabin king of Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite.
"I'm thirsty," he said. "Please give me some water." She opened a skin of milk, gave him a drink, and covered him up.
Jump to PreviousAfraid Cover Covered Covereth Covering Coverlet Entered Jael Ja'el Mantle Master Meet Right Sisera Sis'era Tent Turn Turned Turneth
Jump to NextAfraid Cover Covered Covereth Covering Coverlet Entered Jael Ja'el Mantle Master Meet Right Sisera Sis'era Tent Turn Turned Turneth
LinksJudges 4:18 NIV
Judges 4:18 NLT
Judges 4:18 ESV
Judges 4:18 NASB
Judges 4:18 KJV
Judges 4:18 Bible Apps
Judges 4:18 Biblia Paralela
Judges 4:18 Chinese Bible
Judges 4:18 French Bible
Judges 4:18 German Bible
Judges 4:18 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.