Bible: Judg 4:17-22

4:17 Now Sisera ran away on foot to the tent of Jael, wife of Heber the Kenite, for King Jabin of Hazor 1  and the family of Heber the Kenite had made a peace treaty. 2  4:18 Jael came out to welcome Sisera. She said to him, “Stop and rest, 3  my lord. Stop and rest with me. Don’t be afraid.” So Sisera 4  stopped to rest in her tent, and she put a blanket over him. 4:19 He said to her, “Give me a little water to drink, because I’m thirsty.” She opened a goatskin container of milk and gave him some milk to drink. Then she covered him up again. 4:20 He said to her, “Stand watch at the entrance to the tent. If anyone comes along and asks you, ‘Is there a man here?’ say ‘No.’ 4:21 Then Jael wife of Heber took a tent peg in one hand and a hammer in the other. 5  She crept up on him, drove the tent peg through his temple into the ground 6  while he was asleep from exhaustion, 7  and he died. 4:22 Now Barak was chasing Sisera. Jael went out to welcome him. She said to him, “Come here and I will show you the man you are searching for.” He went with her into the tent, 8  and there he saw Sisera sprawled out dead 9  with the tent peg in his temple.

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