Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Song of Deborah: Judg 5



[see also:  Gen 49, Deut 33, Judg 4-5 and Judg 4]


The bibliography is divided into five sections as follows:

I.    Titles up to 1920

Bissinger, C., Das Siegeslied der Debora übersetzt und erklärt, Buch der Richter 5 (Carlsruhe: Braun, 1886).

Boettger, G., "Commentarius exegetico-criticus in Deborae Canticum, Judic. c. V", in J. E. R. Käuffer (ed.), Biblische Studien von Geistlichen des Königreichs Sachsen Vol. 1 (Dresden und Leipzig: Arnold, 1842) 116-128; 2 (1843) 81-100; 3 (1844) 122-148.

Driver, S. R., "The Book of Judges, III: Deborah and Barak", The Expositor Series 8, Volume 3 (1912) 24-38; "The Book of Judges, IV: Deborah and Barak", The Expositor Series 8, Volume 3 (1912) 120-136.

Hilliger, G., Das Deborah-Lied übersetzt und erklärt (Giessen: Keller, 1867).

Hollmann, G. H., Commentarius philologico-criticus in Carmen Deborae, Iudicum V (Lipsiae: Vogel, 1818).

Kennedy, J., "Notes to the J.Q.R.: The Song of Deborah", JQR 10 (1898) 726-727. [see Ruben 1898 below]

Lotz, W., "Das Debora-Lied in verbesserter Textgestalt", Neue Kirchliche Zeitschrift 30 (1919) 191-202.

Margoliouth, G., "The Fifth Chapter of the Book of Judges", The Expositor Series 8, Vol. 18 (1919) 207-233.

Meier, E., Übersetzung und Erklärung des Debora-Liedes (Tübingen: Fues, 1859).

Müller, A., "Das Lied der Deborah: eine philologische Studie", in A. Müller (ed.), Königsberger Studien 1 (Königsberg: Hübner & Matz, 1887) 1-21.

Müller, D. H., "Der Aufbau des Debora-Liedes", in Actes du onzième congrès international des Orientalistes, Paris 1897. Quatrième section: Hébreu, Phénicien, Araméen, Éthiopien, Assyrien (Paris: Imprimerie Nationale / Ernest Leroux, 1898) 261-272. [online here]

Müller, D. H., "The Structure of the Song of Deborah", American Journal of Theology 2 (1898) 110-115.

Niebuhr, Carl, pseud. [i.e. Krug, Carl], Versuch einer Reconstellation des Deboraliedes (Berlin: G. Nauck, 1894).

Ruben, P., "The Song of Deborah", JQR 10 (1898) 541-559.

Riessler, P., "Zum Debora-Lied", BZ 7 (1909) 260-278.

Rothstein, J. W., "Zur Kritik des Debora-Liedes und die ursprüngliche rhythmische Form desselben", ZDMG 56 (1902) 175-208, 437-485, 697-728; 57 (1903) 81-106, 344-370.

Scerbo, F., "Gli epinici del Vecchio Testamento", Rivista di Studi religiosi 1 (1901) 400-420.

Schlögl, N., "Le chapitre V du livre des Juges", RB 12 [N.S. 1] (1903) 387-394.

Segond, A., Le Cantique de Débora: étude exegétique et critique (Genève: Kündig, 1900).

Tyler, T., "Two Notes on the Song of Deborah", JQR 10 (1898) 173-174.

Vernes, M., "Le cantique de Débora", REJ 24 (1892) 52-67, 225-255.

Zapletal, V., Das Deboralied (Freiburg [Schweiz]: Universitäts-Buchhandlung [O. Gschwend], 1905).

II.    Titles from 1921 to 1980

Ackroyd, P. R., "The Composition of the Song of Deborah", VT 2 (1952) 160-162.

Ackroyd, P. R., "Note to *parzon 'Iron' in the Song of Deborah", JSS 24 (1979) 19-20.

Ahlström, G. W., "Judges 5:20f. and History", JNES 36 (1977) 287-288.

Albright, W. F., "The Earliest Forms of Hebrew Verse", Journal of the Palestine Oriental Society 2 (1922) 69-86.

Albright, W. F., "Some Additional Notes on the Song of Deborah", Journal of the Palestine Oriental Society 2 (1922) 284-285.

Albright, W. F., "The Song of Deborah in the Light of Archaeology", BASOR 62 (Apr. 1936) 26-31.

Alt, A., "Meros", ZAW 58 [N.F. 17] (1940/41) 244-247. Reprinted in A. Alt, Kleine Schriften zur Geschichte des Volkes Israel, I (München: Beck, 1953) 274-277.

Alt, A., "Megiddo im Übergang vom kanaanäischen zum israelitischen Zeitalter", ZAW 60 [N.F. 19] (1944) 67-85. Reprinted in A. Alt, Kleine Schriften zur Geschichte des Volkes Israel, I (München: Beck, 1953) 256-273.

Blenkinsopp, J., "Ballad Style and Psalm Style in the Song of Deborah: A Discussion", Bib 42 (1961) 61-76.

Bottéro, J., "Le plus vieux poème biblique", Tel Quel 6 (été 1961) 81-91. Reprinted in J. Bottéro, Naissance de Dieu. La Bible et l'historien (Bibliothque des histoires; Paris: Gallimard, 1986) 139-154.

Brachman, A. J., "Judges 5:2", JQR 39/4 (1948-49 [April 1949]) 413-414.

Brekelmans, C. H. W., "Some Translation Problems: Judges v 29, Psalm cxx 7, Jona iv 4-9", in J. G. Vink et al., The Priestly Code and Seven Other Studies (OTS 15; Leiden: Brill, 1969) 170-176 (esp. 170-173 on Judg 5,29).

Calderone, P. J., "ḤDL-II in Poetic Texts", CBQ 23 (1961) 451-460.

Calderone, P. J., "Supplementary Note on ḤDL-II", CBQ 24 (1962) 412-419.

Cathcart, K. J., "The 'Demons' in Judges 5:8a", BZ NF 21 (1977) 111-112.

Cazelles, H., "Déborah (Jud V 14), Amaleq et Mâkîr", VT 24 (1974) 235-238.

Chaney, M. L., ḤDL-II and the 'Song of Deborah': Textual, Philological, and Sociological Studies in Judges 5, with Special Reference to the Verbal Occurrences of ḤDL in Biblical Hebrew (Ph.D. diss.. Harvard University, 1976). [unpublished].

Coogan, M. D., "A Structural and Literary Analysis of the Song of Deborah", CBQ 40 (1978) 143-166.

Coppens, J., "Miscellanées bibliques, XLVI: La théophanie de Jud., V, 4-5", ETL 43 (1967) 528-531.

Craigie, P. C., "A Note on Judges V 2", VT 18 (1968) 397-399.

Craigie, P. C., "The Conquest and Early Hebrew Poetry", TynBul 20 (1969) 76-94.

Craigie, P. C., "The Song of Deborah and the Epic of Tukulti-Ninurta", JBL 88 (1969) 253-265.

Craigie, P. C., "A Reconsideration of Shamgar Ben Anath (Judg 3:31 and 5:6)", JBL 91 (1972) 239-240.

Craigie, P. C., "Some Further Notes on the Song of Deborah", VT 22 (1972) 349-353.

Craigie, P. C., "Parallel Word Pairs in the Song of Deborah", JETS 20 (1977) 15-22.

Craigie, P. C., "Three Ugaritic Notes on the Song of Deborah", JSOT 2 (1977) 33-49.

Craigie, P. C., "Deborah and Anat: A Study of Poetic Imagery (Judges 5)", ZAW 90 (1978) 374-382.

Cross, F. M., "Prose and Poetry in the Mythic and Epic Texts from Ugarit", HTR 67 (1974) 1-15 (esp. 7-8 on Judg 5,25).

Cross, F. M. – D. N. Freedman, Studies in Ancient Yahwistic Poetry (SBL Dissertation Series, 21; Missoula, MT: Scholars Press, 1975). This reprint of their joint 1950 dissertation was reprinted again in 1997 (same title): (The Biblical Resource Series; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans / Livonia, MI: Dove Booksellers, 1997) (esp. 9-14 on Judg 5).

Crown, A. D., "Judges V 15b–16", VT 17 (1967) 240-242.

Danelius, E., "Shamgar ben ‘Anath", JNES 22 (1963) 191-193.

Dempster, S. G., "Mythology and History in the Song of Deborah", WTJ 41 (1978) 33-53.

Driver, G. R., "Problems in Judges Newly Discussed", Annual of Leeds University Oriental Society 4 (1962-1963 [appeared in 1964]) 6-25 (esp. 7-12 on Judg 5).

Eissfeldt, O., "Gabelhürden im Ostjordanland", Forschungen und Fortschritte 25 (1949) 9-10. Reprinted in his Kleine Schriften. Band III, herausgegeben von Rudolf Sellheim und Fritz Maass (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1966) 61-66.

Eissfeldt, O., "Noch einmal: Gabelhürden im Ostjordanland", Forschungen und Fortschritte 28 (1954) 54-56. Reprinted in his Kleine Schriften. Band III, herausgegeben von Rudolf Sellheim und Fritz Maass (Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1966) 67-70.

Engberg, R. M. – W. F. Albright, "Historical Analysis of Archaeological Evidence: Megiddo and the Song of Deborah", BASOR 78 (Apr. 1940) 4-9.

Fensham, F. C., "Shamgar Ben ‘Anath", JNES 20 (1961) 197-198.

Fernández, A., "Jud. 5,12", Bib 2 (1921) 61-65.

Fernández, A., "La oda triunfal de Débora", Estudios eclesiásticos 15 (1936) 5-46.

Fisher, L. R. (ed.), Ras Shamra Parallels: The Texts from Ugarit and the Hebrew Bible, I (AnOr 49; Roma: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1972): see the Index of Texts for various references to Judg 5. The following are among the more interesting items: on 5,10 (III.24: p. 399); 5,26 (II.218: pp. 195-196).

Fisher, L. R. (ed.), Ras Shamra Parallels: The Texts from Ugarit and the Hebrew Bible, II (AnOr 50; Roma: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1975): see the Index of Texts for various references to Judg 5. See in particular on 5,25 (I.53: p. 29).

Freedman, D. N., "Early Israelite History in the Light of Early Israelite Poetry", in H. Goedicke – J. J. M. Roberts (eds.), Unity and Diversity: Essays in the History. Literature and Religion of the Ancient Near East (Johns Hopkins University. Near Eastern Studies; Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1975) 3-35. Reprinted in D. N. Freedman, Pottery, Poetry and Prophecy. Studies in Early Hebrew Poetry (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1980) 131-166 (esp. 147-166 on Judg 5).

Freedman, D. N., "Divine Names and Titles in Early Hebrew Poetry", in F. M. Cross – W. E. Lemke – P. D. Miller (eds.), Magnalia Dei: The Mighty Acts of God. Essays on the Bible and Archaeology in Memory of G. Ernest Wright (New York: Doubleday, 1976) 55-107. Reprinted in D. N. Freedman, Pottery, Poetry and Prophecy. Studies in Early Hebrew Poetry (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1980) 77-129 (esp. 83-85 on Judg 5).

Freedman, D. N., "Early Israelite Poetry and Historical Reconstructions", in F. M. Cross (ed.), Symposia Celebrating the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the American School of Oriental Research (Zion Research Foundation Occasional Publications, 1-2; Cambridge, MA: ASOR, 1979) 85-96. Reprinted in D. N. Freedman, Pottery, Poetry and Prophecy. Studies in Early Hebrew Poetry (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1980) 167-178.

Garbini, G., "Il Cantico di Debora", La Parola del Passato 33/178 (1978) 5-31. Reprinted without substantial changes in G. Garbini, Letteratura e politica nell'Israele antico (Studi biblici, 162; Brescia: Paideia, 2010) 32-60 (Cap. 2: "Il Cantico di Debora").

Garbini, G., "*PARZON 'Iron' in the Song of Deborah", JSS 23 (1978) 23-24.

Gerleman, G., "The Song of Deborah in the Light of Stylistics", VT 1 (1951) 168-180.

Globe, A., "The Literary Structure and Unity of the Song of Deborah", JBL 93 (1974) 493-512.

Globe, A., "The Text and Literary Structure of Judges 5,4-5", Bib 55 (1974) 168-178.

Globe, A., "Judges V 27", VT 25 (1975) 362-367.

Globe, A., "The Muster of the Tribes in Judges 5,11e-18", ZAW 87 (1975) 169-184.

Goddard, B. L., "The Critic and Deborah's Song", WTJ 3 (1941) 93-112.

Goodwin, C., "The Meaning of Judges 5:8b-13", JBL 63 (1944) 257-262.

Grether, O., Das Deboralied: eine metrische Rekonstruktion (Beiträge zur Förderung christlicher Theologie, Reihe 1: 43,2; Gütersloh: Bertelsmann, 1941).

Gunneweg, A. H. J., "Über den Sitz im Leben der sog. Stammessprüche (Gen 49, Dtn 33, Jdc 5)", ZAW 76 (1964) 245-255.

Haupt, P., "Zum Deboraliede", ZAW 34 (1914) 229-232.

Hauser, A. J., "Judges 5: Parataxis in Hebrew Poetry", JBL 99 (1980) 23-41.

Hillers, D. R., "Miscellanea: A Note on Judges 5,8a", CBQ 27 (1965) 124-126.

Hogg, J. E., "The Meaning of hammišpetayim in Gen. 49.14 and Jud. 5.16", AJSL 43 (1926-1927) 299-301.

Lapp, P., "Taanach, by the Waters of Megiddo", BA 30 (1967) 2-27.

Lipiński, É., "Juges 5,4-5 et Psaume 68,8-11", Bib 48 (1967) 185-206.

Margulis, B., "An Exegesis of Judges V 8a", VT 15 (1965) 66-72.

Miller, P. D., The Divine Warrior in Early Israel (HSM 5; Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973).

Müller, H. P., "Der Aufbau des Deboraliedes", VT 16 (1966) 446-459.

Obermann, J., "Drei Kontextglossen zum Deboraliede", in A. Freimann – M. Schorr – D. Simonsen (eds.), Livre d'hommage à la mémoire du Dr. Samuel Poznánski (1864-1921) offert par les amis et les compagnons du travail scientifique. 2 vol. Édité par le Comité de la Grande synagoge à Varsovie (Warszawa/Varsovie 1927: [en commission] Leipzig: Harrassowitz, 1927) 153-163. [available online here]

Obermann, J., "The Death of Sisera", in G. A. Kohut (ed.), Jewish Studies in Memory of Israel Abrahams (New York: Jewish Institute of Religion Press, 1927) 373-380.

Piatti, T., "Una nuova interpretazione metrica, testuale, esegetica del canto di Debora", Bib 27 (1946) 65-106, 161-209.

Power, E., "He Asked for Water, Milk She Gave (Iud. 5,25)", Bib 9 (1928) 47.

Rabin, Ch., "Judges V, 2 and the 'Ideology' of Deborah's War", JJS 6 (1955) 125-134.

Richter, W., Traditionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zum Richterbuch (BBB 18; Bonn: Hanstein, 1963).

Rietzschel, C., "Zu Jdc 5,8", ZAW 81 (1969) 236-237.

Rietzschel, C., "Zu Jdc 5,14b-15a", ZAW 83 (1971) 211-225.

Rose, M., "'Siebzig Könige' aus Ephraim (Jdc. V 14)", VT 26 (1976) 447-452.

Sáenz-Badillos, A., "Tradición griega y texto hebreo del Canto de Débora (Jue 5)", Sefarad 33 (1973) 245-257.

Schreiner, J., "Textformen und Urtext des Deboraliedes in der Septuaginta", Bib 42 (1961) 173-200.

Schreiner, J., "Zum B-Text des griechischen Canticum Deborae", Bib 42 (1961) 333-358.

Seale, M. S., "Deborah's Ode and the Ancient Arabian Qasida", JBL 81 (1962) 343-347.

Sellin, E., "Das Deboralied", in A. Alt, et al., Festschrift Otto Procksch zum sechzigsten Geburtstag am 9. August 1934 überreicht von Albrecht Alt, Friedrich Baumgärtel, Walther Eichrodt, Johannes Herrmann, Martin Noth, Gerhard von Rad, Leonhard Rost, Ernst Sellin (Leipzig: A. Deichertsche Verlagsbuchhandlung / J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung, 1934) 149-166.

Sellin, E., "Zu Jud 5,15aβ", ZAW 59 (1942-1943) 218.

Selms, A. van, "Judge Shamgar", VT 14 (1964) 294-309.

Slotki, I. W., "Notes and Studies: The Song of Deborah", JTS 33 (1932) 341-354.

Soggin, J. A., "Il cantico di Debora, Giudici, cap. V", Rendiconti dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, ser. VIII, 32 (1977) 97-112.

Speier, S., "On צדקת פרזנו, Judg 5,11", JBL 82 (1963) 216.

Stuart, D. K., Studies in Early Hebrew Meter (HSM 13; Missoula, MT: Scholars, 1976) 121-136.

Thomas, D. W., "Some Observations on the Hebrew Root חדל", in P. A. H. de Boer (ed.), Volume du Congrès, Strasbourg 1956 (VTSup 4; Leiden: Brill, 1957) 8-16.

Thomas, D. W., "ḥdl-II in Hebrew", CBQ 24 (1962) 154.

Tournay, R. J., "Le Psaume LXVIII et le livre des Juges", RB 66 (1959) 358-368.

Tournay, R. J., "Quelques relectures bibliques antisamaritaines", RB 71 (1964) 504-536 (esp. 507-511 on Judg 5,14).

Tov, E., "The Textual History of the Song of Deborah in the A Text of the LXX", VT 28 (1978) 224-232. Revised reprint: "The Textual History of the Song of Deborah in the A Text of the Septuagint", in E. Tov, The Greek and Hebrew Bible: Collected Essays in the Septuagint (VTSup 72; Leiden: Brill, 1999) 527-534. [the revised reprint can be downloaded from his Academia.edu page]

Vogt, E., "Caulae gregum", Bib 35 (1954) 400-401.

Weiser, A., "Das Deboralied: eine gattungs- und traditionsgeschichtliche Studie", ZAW 71 (1959) 67-97.

Weisman, Z., "שרותיה (Jud. V 29)", VT 26 (1976) 116-119.

Yadin, Y., "'And Dan, Why Did He Remain in Ships' (Judges, V, 17)", Australian Journal of Biblical Archaeology 1 (1968) 9-23. Reprinted in F. E. Greenspahn (ed.), Essential Papers on Israel and the Ancient Near East (New York: New York University Press, 1991) 294-310.

Zobel, H.-J., Stammesspruch und Geschichte: die Angaben der Stammessprüche von Gen 49, Dtn 33 und Jdc 5 über die politischen und kultischen Zustände im damaligen "Israel" (BZAW 95; Berlin: Töpelmann, 1965).

III.    Titles from 1981 onwards

Abela, A., "Two Short Studies on Judges 5", Bible Translator 53 (2002) 133-137.

Álvarez Barredo, M., "El Cántico de Débora (Jue 5,1-31). Perfiles literarios y teológicos", Verdad y vida 56/223 (1998) 327-370.

Auffret, P., "En ce jour-là Debora et Baraq chantèrent: Étude structurelle de Jg 5,2-31", SJOT 16 (2002) 113-150.

Baker, R., "A Mother's Refrain: Judges 5:28-30 in Cultural Context", VT 67 (2017) 505-518.

Bartusch, M. W., Understanding Dan: An Exegetical Study of a Biblical City, Tribe and Ancestor (JSOTSup 379; London: Sheffield Academic Press, 2003), esp. 122-136.

Bechmann, U., Das Deboralied zwischen Geschichte und Fiktion. Eine exegetische Untersuchung zu Richter 5 (Dissertationen: Theologische Reihe, 33; St. Ottilien: EOS, 1989).

Becker-Spörl, S., "Krieg, Gewalt und die Rede von Gott im Deboralied (Ri 5)", BK 51 (1996) 101-106.

Becker-Spörl, S., 'Und sang Debora an jenem Tag'. Untersuchungen zu Sprache und Intention des Deboraliedes (Ri 5) (EHS XXIII/620; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 1998).

Caquot, A., "Les tribus d'Israël dans le Cantique de Débora (Juges 5,13-17)", Semitica 36 (1986) 47-70.

Dijk-Hemmes, F. van, "Mothers and a Mediator in the Song of Deborah", in A. Brenner (ed.), A Feminist Companion to Judges (The Feminist Companion to the Bible, 4; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1993) 110-114.

Echols, C. L., "The Eclipse of God in the Song of Deborah (Judges 5): The Role of YHWH in the Light of Heroic Poetry", TynBul 56 (2005) 149-152. [an abstract of his Cambridge Ph.D. diss. (2005; G. I. Davies)]

Echols, C. L., "Tell Me, O Muse": The Song of Deborah (Judges 5) in the Light of Heroic Poetry (LHB/OTS 487; London: T & T Clark, 2008).

Eynde, S. van den, "Are Jael (Judg 5:24) and Mary (Luke 1:42) Blessed Above or Among Women?", in M. K. H. Peters (ed.), XII Congress of the International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies, Leiden, 2004 (SBLSCS 54; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature; Leiden: Brill, 2006) 81-94.

Fokkelman, J. P., "The Song of Deborah and Barak: Its Prosodic Levels and Structure", in D. P. Wright – D. N. Freedman – A. Hurvitz (eds,), Pomegranates and Golden Bells. Studies in Biblical, Jewish, and Near Eastern Ritual, Law, and Literature in Honor of Jacob Milgrom (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1995) 595-628.

Freedman, D. N., "'Who Is Like Thee among the Gods?': The Religion of Early Israel", in P. D. Miller – P. D. Hanson – S. D. McBride (eds.), Ancient Israelite Religion. Essays in Honor of Frank Moore Cross (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1987) 315-335. Reprinted [same title] in J. R. Huddlestun (ed.), Divine Commitment and Human Obligation. Selected Writings of David Noel Freedman. Volume One: History and Religion (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997) 383-402.

Fritz, V., "Das Debora-Lied Ri 5 als Geschichtsquelle", in his Studien zur Literatur und Geschichte des alten Israel (SBAB 22; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 1997) 165-185.

Frolov, S., "How Old Is the Song of Deborah?", JSOT 36.2 (Dec. 2011) 163-184.

Glock, A. E., "Taanach," ABD 6 (1992) 287-290.

Glock, A. E., "Taanach", NEAEHL 4 (1993) 1428-1433.

Gray, J., "Israel in the Song of Deborah", in L. Eslinger – G. Taylor (eds.), Ascribe to the Lord. Biblical and other Studies in memory of Peter C. Craigie (JSOTSup 67; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1988) 421-455.

Grottanelli, C., "L'inno a Hermes e il Cantico di Deborah: due facce di un tema mitico", Rivista degli Studi Orientali 56 (1982: published 1985) 27-37.

Guillaume, P., "Deborah and the Seven Tribes", BN 101 (2000) 18-21.

Hauser, A. J., "Two Songs of Victory: A Comparison of Exodus 15 and Judges 5", in E. R. Follis (ed.), Directions in Biblical Hebrew Poetry (JSOTSup 40; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1987) 265-284.

Hoop, R. de, "Judges 5 Reconsidered: Which Tribes? What Land? Whose Song?", in J. van Ruiten – J. C. de Vos (eds.), The Land of Israel in Bible, History, and Theology: Studies in Honour of Ed Noort (VTSup 124; Leiden: Brill, 2009) 151-166.

Janzen, J. G., "The root pr‘ in Judges V 2 and Deuteronomy XXXII 42", VT 39 (1989) 393-406.

Kallai, Z., "'Dan Why Abides He by Ships' – and the Rules of Historiographical Writing", JNSL 23/2 (1997) 35-45.

Kallai, Z., "The Twelve Tribe Systems of Israel", VT 47 (1997) 53-90.

Knauf, E. A., "Zum Text von Ri 5,14", Bib 64 (1983) 428-429.

Knauf, E. A., "Deborah's Language. Judges Ch. 5 in its Hebrew and Semitic Context", in B. Burtea – J. Tropper – H. Younansardaroud (eds.), Studia Semitica et Semitohamitica: Festschrift für Rainer Voigt anläßlich seines 60. Geburtstages am 17. Januar 2004 (AOAT 317; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2005) 167-182.

Knauf, E. A., "Meroz (Judg. 5:23)", in D. Burns – J. W. Rogerson (eds.), Far From Minimal: Celebrating the Work and Influence of Philip R. Davies (LHB/OTS 484; London and New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 247-258.

Knohl, I., "The Original Version of Deborah's Song, and its Numerical Structure", VT 66 (2016) 45-65.

Krašovec, J., Antithetic Structure in Biblical Hebrew Poetry (VTSup 35; Leiden: Brill, 1984), esp. 19-37.

Kuntzmann, R., "Juges 5: l'insertion contextuelle d'un chant de victoire", in D. Gerber – P. Keith (eds.), Les hymnes du Nouveau Testament et leurs fonctions. XXIIe congrès de L'Association catholique française pour l'étude de la bible (Strasbourg, 2007) (LD 225; Paris: Cerf, 2009) 359-372.

LaMontagne, N., The Song of Deborah (Judges 5): Meaning and Poetry in the Septuagint. Diss. Catholic University of America, 2013. [can be viewed and downloaded here]

Lepre, C., Il Canto di Debhorah: introduzione, traduzione e commento (Storie e testi, 6; Napoli: D'Auria, 1987).

Leuchter, M., "'Why Tarry the Wheels of his Chariot?' (Judg 5,28): Canaanite Chariots and Echoes of Egypt in the Song of Deborah", Bib 91 (2010) 256-268.

Levin, C., "Das Alter des Deboralieds", in his Fortschreibungen. Gesammelte Studien zum Alten Testament (BZAW 316; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003) 124-141.

Lewis, T. J., "The Songs of Hannah and Deborah: ḤDL-II ('Growing Plump')", JBL 104 (1985) 105-108.

Lindars, B., "Deborah's Song: Women in the Old Testament", BJRL 65 (1982-83) 158-175.

Mathys, H.-P., Dichter und Beter. Theologen aus spätalttestamentlicher Zeit (OBO 132; Freiburg, Schweiz: Universitätsverlag; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1994), esp. 174-176.

McDaniel, T. F., Deborah Never Sang. A Philological Study on the Song of Deborah (Judges chap 5) with English Translation and Comments (Jerusalem: Makor Publishing, 1983).

McDaniel, T. F., The Song of Deborah: Poetry in Dialect. A Philological Study of Judges 5 with Translation and Commentary. [online edition ©2003; a major revision of his 1983 book that is now out of print]

Miller, G. P., "A Riposte Form in the Song of Deborah", in V. H. Matthews – B. M. Levinson – T. Frymer-Kensky (eds.), Gender and Law in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East (JSOTSup 262; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998) 113-127.

Miller, R. D., "When Pharaohs Ruled: On the Translation of Judges 5:2", JTS NS 59 (2008) 650-654.

Moor, J. C. de, "The Twelve Tribes in the Song of Deborah", VT 43 (1993) 483-494.

Neef, H.-D., "Der Stil des Deboraliedes (Ri 5)", ZAH 8 (1995) 275-293.

Neef, H.-D., "'Ich selber bin in ihm' (Ex 23,21): exegetische Beobachtungen zur Rede vom 'Engel des Herrn' in Ex 23,20-22; 32,34; 33,2; Jdc 2,1-5; 5,23", BZ NF 39 (1995) 54-75.

Neef, H.-D., "Meroz: Jdc 5,23a", ZAW 107 (1995) 118-122.

Neef, H.-D., Ephraim. Studien zur Geschichte des Stammes Ephraim von der Landname bis zur frühen Königszeit (BZAW 238; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1995), esp. 161-206 (§6 "Der Ephraimspruch im Deboralied: Jdc 5,14a").

Notarius, T., "Lexical Isoglosses of Archaic Hebrew: פְּלִילִים (Deut 32:31) and כֵּן (Judg 5:15) as Case Studies", HS 58 (2017) 81-97.

Passoni Dell'Acqua, A., "Il 'Cantico di Debora' dai campi di battaglia alla sinagoga. Problemi di traduzione di un antico brano biblico", Annali di scienze religiose 8 (2003) 47-84.

Patterson, R. D., "The Song of Deborah", in J. S. Feinberg – P. D. Feinberg (eds.), Tradition and Testament: Essays in Honor of Charles Lee Feinberg (Chicago: Moody Press, 1981) 123-160.

Petersen, J., Reading Women's Stories: Female Characters in the Hebrew Bible (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2004), esp. 70-118 (= Chap. 3: "Women at the Crossroads: Point of View in the Song of Deborah").

Pfeiffer, H., Jahwes Kommen von Süden. Jdc 5, Hab 3, Dtn 33 und Ps 68 in ihrem literatur- und theologiegeschichtlichen Umfeld (FRLANT 211; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005), esp. 19-116 (= Kap. I: Das Debora-Lied [Jdc 5]).

Portier-Young, A. E., "I Sing the Body Politic: Stillborn Desire and the Birth of Israel in Judges 5", in S. Ackerman – C. E. Carter – B. A. Nakhai (eds.), Celebrate Her for the Fruit of Her Hands: Essays in Honor of Carol L. Meyers (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2015) 375-395.

Rummel, S. (ed.), Ras Shamra Parallels: The Texts from Ugarit and the Hebrew Bible, III (AnOr 51; Roma: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1981): see the Index of Texts for various references to Judg 5.

Sakenfeld, K. D., "Deborah, Jael, and Sisera's Mother", in J. D. Douglass – J. F. Kay (eds.), Women, Gender, and Christian Community (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 1997) 13-22.

Sawyer, J. F. A., "'From Heaven Fought the Stars' (Judges V 20)", VT 31 (1981) 87-89.

Scherer, A., "Der Rhythmus der Schlacht: Die poetische Sprachgestalt von Jdc 5,19-22", ZAW 117 (2005) 529-542.

Schloen, J. D., "Caravans, Kenites, and Casus belli: Enmity and Alliance in the Song of Deborah", CBQ 55 (1993) 18-38.

Schorn, U., Ruben und das System der zwölf Stämme Israels. Redaktionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zur Bedeutung des Erstgeborenen Jakobs (BZAW 248; Berlin: de Gruyter, 1997), esp. 116-136.

Schulte, H., "Richter 5: Das Debora-Lied. Versuch einer Deutung", in E. Blum (ed.), Die hebräische Bibel und ihre zweifache Nachgeschichte. Festschrift für Rolf Rendtorff zum 65. Geburtstag (Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 1990) 177-191.

Seeman, D., "The Watcher at the Window: Cultural Poetics of a Biblical Motif", Prooftexts 24 (2004) 1-50.

Sharon, D. M., "Choreography of an Intertextual Allusion to Rape in Judges 5:24-27", in K. F. Kravitz – D. M. Sharon (eds.), Bringing the Hidden to Light: The Process of Interpretation. Studies in Honor of Stephen A. Geller (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007) 249-270.

Shupak, N., "New Light on Shamgar ben ‘Anath", Bib 70 (1989) 517-525.

Smith, M. S., "What is Prologue is Past: Composing Israelite Identity in Judges 5", in J. J. Ahn – S. L. Cook (eds.), Thus Says the Lord: Essays on the Former and Latter Prophets in Honor of Robert R. Wilson (LHB/OTS 502; New York & London: T & T Clark, 2009) 43-58.

Smith, M. S., "God in Israel's Bible: Divinity Between the World and Israel, Between the Old and the New", CBQ 74 (2012) 1-27.

Smith, M. S., "Why Was 'Old Poetry' Used in Hebrew Narrative? Historical and Cultural Considerations About Judges 5", in M. J. Lundberg – S. Fine – W. T. Pitard (eds.), Puzzling Out the Past: Studies in Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures in Honor of Bruce Zuckerman (CHANE 55; Leiden: Brill, 2012) 197-212.

Smith, M. S., Poetic Heroes: Literary Commemorations of Warriors and Warrior Culture in the Early Biblical World (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014).

Snyman, S. D., "Shamgar Ben Anath: A Farming Warrior or a Farmer at War?", VT 55 (2005) 125-129.

Soggin, J. A., "Bemerkungen zum Deboralied, Richter Kap. 5. Versuch einer neuen Übersetzung und eines Vorstoßes in die älteste Geschichte Israels", TLZ 106 (1981) 625-639.

Soggin, J. A., "'Ḥeber der Qenit': Das Ende eines biblischen Personennames?", VT 31 (1981) 89-92.

Soggin, J. A., "Amalek und Ephraim, Richter 5,14", ZDPV 98 (1982) 58-62.

Sparks, K. L., Ethnicity and Identity in Ancient Israel. Prolegomena to the Study of Ethnic Sentiments and their Expression in the Hebrew Bible (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1998), esp. 94-124 (= Chap. 3: "Merneptah's Stele and Deborah's Song"; on Judg 5 see esp. 109-124).

Spronk, K., "Shamgar Ben Anat (Judg 3:31) – a Meaningful Name", ZAW 128 (2016) 684-687.

Stager, L. E., "Archaeology, Ecology, and Social History: Background Themes to the Song of Deborah", in J. A. Emerton (ed.), Congress Volume Jerusalem 1986 (VTSup 40; Leiden: Brill, 1988) 221-234.

Stager, L. E., "The Song of Deborah: Why Some Tribes Answered the Call and Others Did Not", BAR 15/1 (Jan.-Feb. 1989) 50-64.

Tadiello, R., "Il canto di Debora (Gdc 5): studio poetico e testuale", RivB 61 (2013) 331-373.

Taylor, J. G., "The Song of Deborah and Two Canaanite Goddessses", JSOT 23 (July 1982) 99-108.

Tournay, R. J., "Le cantique de Débora et ses relectures", in M. V. Fox – V. A. Hurowitz – A. Hurvitz – M. L. Klein – B. J. Schwartz – N. Shupak (eds.), Texts, Temples, and Traditions: A Tribute to Menahem Haran (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1996) 195-207.

Urbock, W. J., "Sisera's Mother in Judges 5 and Haim Gouri's ’Immo", HAR 11 (1987) 423-434.

Vincent, M. A., "The Song of Deborah: A Structural and Literary Consideration", JSOT 91 (Dec. 2000) 61-82.

Waltisberg, M., "Zum Alter der Sprache des Deboraliedes Ri 5", ZAH 12 (1999) 218-232.

Watts, J. W., Psalm and Story. Inset Hymns in Hebrew Narrative (JSOTSup 139; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1992), esp. 82-98 (= Chap. Five: The Song of Deborah [Judges 5]).

Wong, G. T. K., "Song of Deborah as Polemic", Bib 88 (2007) 1-22.

Wright, J. L., "War Commemoration and the Interpretation of Judges 5:15b-17", VT 61 (2011) 505-521.

IV.    History of reception

Basser, H. W., "History of Interpretation to Judges 5:4-5 with Special Attention to Rabbi Yosef Kara", REJ 164 (2005) 9-32.

Harrington, D. J., "The Prophecy of Deborah: Interpretive Homiletics in Targum Jonathan of Judges 5", CBQ 48 (1986) 432-442.

Kasher, R., "An Unknown Version of 'Targum Yonathan' to the Song of Deborah (Judges 5)", Textus 18 (1995) 179, 1*-27* [art. in Hebrew; brief summary in English].

Rakel, C., "'I Will Sing a New Song to My God': Some Remarks on the Intertextuality of Judith 16.1-17", in Athalya Brenner (ed.), Judges: A Feminist Companion to the Bible (Second Series) (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1999) 27-47. [studies the intertextual relationships between Judith 16,1-17 and Judg 5,2-31 and Exod 15,1-19]

Rakel, C., Judit – über Schönheit, Macht und Widerstand im Krieg. Eine feministisch-intertextuelle Lektüre (BZAW 334; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2003).

Ratzahbi, Y., "The Arabic Tafsir to the Song of Deborah", Textus 4 (1964) 211-219.

Shunari, J., "An Arabic Tafsir of the Song of Deborah", Textus 2 (1962) 77-86.

V.    Online resources

Eder, S., "Barak", in WiBiLex [article dated 2008-02]. See the Useful Links page for information about the WiBiLex.

Eder, S., "Debora / Deboralied", in WiBiLex [article dated 2009-07].