New Catholic Dictionary – Debbora

detail of the engraving 'Debbora's song of triumph' by Gustav DoreArticle

Hebrew prophetess, wife of Lapidoth, highly venerated by the divided Israelite tribes, among whom she acted as judge. She made known to Barac of Cedes God’s will to free Israel from the Chanaanites, and under her direction he completely vanquished them in the battle of Thabor (Judges, 4; 5).

MLA Citation

  • “Debbora”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 August 2017. Web. 20 February 2019. <>