Deborah

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Prophet(c. 1101–c. 1200)
Deborah was a prophet and heroine in the Old Testament who inspired the Israelites to a mighty victory over their Canaanite oppressors.

Synopsis

Deborah was a prophet and heroine in the Old Testament who inspired the Israelites to a victory over the Canaanites (the people who lived in the Promised Land, later Palestine, that Moses spoke of before its conquest by the Israelites); the ‘Song of Deborah’ is perhaps the oldest section of the Bible and is of importance for providing a glimpse of Israelite civilization in the 12th century .

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