1. Exposition

Which day is in view?

Judges 5:1 (ESV)

1 Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day:

It could be that Deborah sang the song not actually on the very day of Sisera’s death, but at a public festival of thanksgiving held shortly thereafter. First, what was left of the enemy had to be destroyed, and Israel’s army had to reassemble.1