18 Jael(A) 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.

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21 But Jael,(A) Heber’s wife, picked up a tent peg and a hammer and went quietly to him while he lay fast asleep,(B) exhausted. She drove the peg through his temple into the ground, and he died.(C)

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22 Just then Barak came by in pursuit of Sisera, and Jael(A) went out to meet him. “Come,” she said, “I will show you the man you’re looking for.” So he went in with her, and there lay Sisera with the tent peg through his temple—dead.(B)

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“In the days of Shamgar son of Anath,(A)
    in the days of Jael,(B) the highways(C) were abandoned;
    travelers took to winding paths.(D)

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24 “Most blessed of women(A) be Jael,(B)
    the wife of Heber the Kenite,(C)
    most blessed of tent-dwelling women.

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