- Commander of an army opposing Israel (Judg. 4–5). The decisive battle was fought at Taanach; a sudden storm of rain and rising flood waters were Israel's salvation and Sisera' forces were routed. Sisera sought refuge in the tent of Jael, a Kenite woman, who pretended to offer the proper hospitality but killed him while he slept (Judg. 4:17–22; 5:27).
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Sisera — (hebr. סיסרא) war ein kanaanäischer Heerführer unter König Jabin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Biblische Darstellung 2 Etymologie des Namens 3 Midrasch … Deutsch Wikipedia
SISERA — (Heb. סִיסְרָא), the leader of the coalition opposing Israel by the waters of Megiddo in the days of deborah (Judg. 4–5). Sisera is the object of extreme scorn in the poetic sequel, the archaic Song of deborah , which celebrates Israel s victory … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Sisera — Sisera, Heb. סיסרא, mentioned in the Book of Judges 4:2 in the Hebrew Bible, was the captain of Jabin s army which was routed and destroyed by the army of Barak on the plain of Esdraelon. His name is usually regarded as Philistine, Hittite or… … Wikipedia
Sisera — [sis′ər ə] n. [Heb sisera; prob. of Hittite orig.] Bible a military leader of the Canaanites against the Israelites, murdered by Jael: Judg. 4:17 22 … English World dictionary
Sisĕra — (bibl. Gesch.), so v.w. Sissera … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
Sisera — (Egypt. Ses Ra, servant of Ra ). 1) The captain of Jabin s army (Judg. 4:2), which was routed and destroyed by the army of Barak on the plain of Esdraelon. After all was lost he fled to the settlement of Heber the Kenite in the plain of… … Easton's Bible Dictionary
Sisera — /sis euhr euh/, n. the commander of the Canaanite army of King Jabin: killed by Jael. Judges 4:17 22. * * * … Universalium
Sisera — /ˈsɪsərə/ (say sisuhruh) noun Bible a defeated leader of the Canaanites, who was killed by Jael (Judges 5) … Australian English dictionary
Sisera — /sis euhr euh/, n. the commander of the Canaanite army of King Jabin: killed by Jael. Judges 4:17 22 … Useful english dictionary
DEBORAH — (Heb. דְבוֹרָה; bee ), wife of Lappidoth; judge and prophet during the period of the judges . Deborah promoted the war of liberation from the oppression of jabin king of Canaan (Judg. ch. 4). She is cited as the primary author of the Song of… … Encyclopedia of Judaism