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Sisera

[sis-er-uh]
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noun
  1. the commander of the Canaanite army of King Jabin: killed by Jael. Judges 4:17–22.
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Examples from the Web for sisera

Historical Examples

  • But Sisera "fled away on his feet" to Jael, the wife of his friend.

    Fair to Look Upon

    Mary Belle Freeley

  • Like the mother of Sisera, be looking for the expected chariot.

    The Words of Jesus

    John R. Macduff

  • The Canaanites had united for a final reduction of Israel and were led by Sisera.

  • It is the knife which the demon Behirith gave me at the inn; but it is the nail of Sisera.

    Cinq Mars, Complete

    Alfred de Vigny

  • Deborah and Barak here conquered Sisera, the general of the Canaanites.

    A King of Tyre

    James M. Ludlow


British Dictionary definitions for sisera

Sisera

noun
  1. a defeated leader of the Canaanites, who was assassinated by Jael (Judges 4:17–21)
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