Sisera (Sis´uh-ruh)

The commander of nine hundred chariots opposing Israel for control of Esdraelon (Judg 4-5). Sisera headed forces of the “kings of Canaan” in (Judg 5:19). Battle was joined “at Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo.” Sisera’s forces were destroyed in retreat, while he fled on foot to the tent of the Kenite woman Jael. Feigning hospitality, she received him into her tent and then killed him (Judg 4:17-22).

Judg 4-5

Deborah and Barak
1The Israelites again did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, after Ehud died.2So the Lord sold them into the hand of King Jabin of Canaan ... View more

Judg 5:19

19“The kings came, they fought;
then fought the kings of Canaan,
at Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo;
they got no spoils of silver.

Judg 4:17-22

17Now Sisera had fled away on foot to the tent of Jael wife of Heber the Kenite; for there was peace between King Jabin of Hazor and the clan of Heber the Kenit ... View more

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