[Thread] HaYom HaAdonai (The Day of the Lord) overshadows the Book of Judges. The cycle of idolatry, gentile oppression in the Land, "crying out" to the Lord, the sending of a judge, military victory/deliverance is a repeated microcosm of Jacob's Trouble and the Lord's Return.
Deliverance by a judge is celebrated by prophetic foresight into ultimate, eschatological fulfillment. The Song of Deborah and Barak after their defeat of Sisera's Canaanite army is a prime example. Language within the prose is clearly parallel to eschatological passages.
Judges 5:4 - “Lord...when you marched from the region of Edom, the earth trembled and the heavens dropped..."

Isaiah 63:1 - "Who is this who comes from Edom, in
he who is splendid in his apparel, marching in the greatness of his strength?"
Judges 5:19 - “The kings came, they fought; then fought the kings of Canaan, at Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo..."

Revelation 16:14-16 - "to the kings of the whole world, to assemble them for battle on the great day of God...at the place that in Hebrew is called Armageddon."
5:23 "Curse Meroz, says the angel of the Lord, because they did not come to the help of the Lord."

Matt 25:41: "Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire...For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink..."
5:26 “Most blessed of women be Jael...she struck Sisera;
she crushed his head; she shattered and pierced his temple."

Genesis 3:15: "I will put enmity between you [the serpent] and the woman, and between your offspring and hers;
he will crush your head..."
5:31: “So may all your enemies perish, O Lord! But your friends be like the sun as he rises in his might.”

Matt 13:43: "the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father."
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