Judges 5:9
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New American Standard Bible
"My heart goes out to the commanders of Israel, The volunteers among the people; Bless the LORD!

King James Bible
My heart is toward the governors of Israel, that offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless ye the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
My heart goes out to the commanders of Israel who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless the LORD.

World English Bible
My heart is toward the governors of Israel, who offered themselves willingly among the people. Bless Yahweh!

Young's Literal Translation
My heart is to the lawgivers of Israel, Who are offering themselves willingly among the people, Bless ye Jehovah!

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

My heart ... - In this deplorable weakness of Israel how noble was the conduct of the governors who volunteered to lead the people against their oppressors. Deborah's heart was filled with admiration as she thought of their patriotic devotion, and broke out into thanksgiving to Yahweh.

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Love Makes Suns
'Let them that love Him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might.' JUDGES V. 51. These are the closing words of Deborah, the great warrior-prophetess of Israel. They are in singular contrast with the tone of fierce enthusiasm for battle which throbs through the rest of the chant, and with its stern approval of the deed of Jael when she slew Sisera. Here, in its last notes, we have an anticipation of the highest and best truths of the Gospel. 'Let them that love Him be as the sun when he goeth
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Why is it that Our Lord Has Tarried Till Now? Why Has not the Redeemer Returned Long Ere This?
At first sight perhaps this inquiry might appear almost irreverent and some may feel inclined to remind us that "secret things belong unto the Lord." In response we would say, It is not in any spirit of idle curiosity nor is it to indulge an inquisitive speculation that we take up this question, but simply because we believe that a humble examination of it will prove profitable to our souls, inasmuch as the answer to our inquiry demonstrates the wisdom and grace of Him with whom we have to do. Of
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return

Cross References
Judges 5:2
"That the leaders led in Israel, That the people volunteered, Bless the LORD!

2 Chronicles 17:16
and next to him Amasiah the son of Zichri, who volunteered for the LORD, and with him 200,000 valiant warriors;

Nehemiah 11:2
And the people blessed all the men who volunteered to live in Jerusalem.

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