People of The Bible

Jael

Jael

יָעֵל

Yael

ya-AYL

Meaning of the Name Jael

“He will ascend.” It is also the Hebrew name of the ibex, a mountain goat native to the Judean Desert.

Attributes of Jael

Courageous, Faithful to God

Where is Jael in the Bible

Judges 4–5

What did Jael do in the Bible

Jael is one of the Bible’s heroines. She killed Sisera, general of the Canaanite king Jabin, after he sought refuge in her tent. In doing so, she helped free the Israelites from Canaanite oppression (Judges 4:17-22). Jael was praised by Deborah, the judge, for her exceptional courage (Judges 5:24-27).

What does the Bible say about Jael

Courageous
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