Jael and Sisera
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Jael and Sisera a woman"s rights drama

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Published .
Written in English


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Statement[Alfred Ford]
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. 1-12.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17464734M
OCLC/WorldCa8198462

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Once separated from its original theological context, the Jael and Sisera tradition transforms into a story about gender identity and conflict between the sexes. This gruesome tale has long intrigued scholars and artists alike, repeatedly and creatively building on its gendered : Hardcover. Jael was the Kenite woman who slew Sisera the Canaanite chieftain after inviting him into the sanctity of her tent, and in so doing gave cause for a controversy over the ethics of her action. The story bears all the marks of an act of treachery but the whole-hearted endorsement of the affair by Deborah the Israelite prophetess has often been taken as indicating Divine approval.   Jael features in the book of Judges as a heroic woman who killed Sisera, the leader of King Jabin’s Canaanite army. Jabin was trying to conquer Israel, which was at that time under the leadership of Deborah, a prophetess and the only female to judge the nation of Israel. More about Jael & Deborah ‘Jael is unique among the women in the Bible in her use of a weapon to slay a male adversary with her own hands, but she is also a trickster in the tradition of Rebekah, Tamar, Rahab, and Ruth. According to the Bible, she offers food and shelter in order to lure Sisera into her tent.

  As Sisera was sleeping, Jael took a tent peg and hammer, sneaked up on the sleeping commander, and drove the tent peg through his skull and into the ground (Judges ). When Barak came looking for Sisera, Jael led him into the tent to show him Sisera. French Jael and Sisera (French: Jaël et Sisera) is a French silent film directed by Henri Andréani. The film portrays the biblical story of Jael and Sisera, found in the fourth and fifth chapters of the Book of Judges in the Bible. External links [ edit ]Based on: Book of Judges, (Chapter 4 and 5). exacted bloody slaughter on their enemies, David hacking off the head of Goliath and Jael piercing Sisera’s skull. The Mother of Sisera (Judges ) In the last part of the Song of Deborah is a sketch of a third woman, not Israelite like Deborah and Jael but a . Jael And Sisera: Notice Of A Picture By Velazquez Heretofore Undescribed, Contributed To The Exhibition Of Spanish Art At The New Gallery, January [Sir John Charles Robinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections /> such as missing or blurred pages.

Judges Common English Bible (CEB) Deborah, Barak, and Jael. 4 After Ehud had died, the Israelites again did things that the Lord saw as evil. 2 So the Lord gave them over to King Jabin of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor. The commander of his army was Sisera, and he was stationed in Harosheth-ha-goiim. 3 The Israelites cried out to the Lord because Sisera [] had nine hundred iron chariots and. Jael Kills Sisera 20 “Stand at the entrance to the tent,” he said, “and if anyone comes and asks you, ‘Is there a man here?’ say, ‘No.’” 21 But as he lay sleeping from exhaustion, Heber’s wife Jael took a tent peg, grabbed a hammer, and went silently to Sisera. She drove the peg through his temple and into the ground, and he died. 22 When Barak arrived in pursuit of.   The story of Jael and Sisera (Judges ) takes place following a major battle between the Israelites and the Canaanites. Sisera, the leader of the defeated Canaanite army, is invited by Jael, a member of the nomadic Kenite tribe, to seek refuge in her tent following the battle. SISERA sĭs’ ə rə (סִֽיסְרָא׃֙; LXX Σεισάρα).Sisera (Judg 4 and 5) was the captain of the army under Jabin, the Canaanite king of gh the Israelites under Joshua had defeated the northern coalition and destroyed the city of Hazor (), this city had been rebuilt and become the capital of the may have been the hereditary royal title among the.