Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

(bee). (1) Nurse of Rebekah (Gen. 35:8; 24:59). (2) Prophetess and Judge (Judg. 4:5-14; Judg. 5).

Concise Bible Dictionary:

1. Rebekah’s nurse: she accompanied her mistress when she left Padan-aram and remained with her till her death; she was buried under the “oak of weeping” (Gen. 24:59; Gen. 35:8).
2. Wife of Lapidoth: she became a “mother in Israel,” and was a prophetess and “judged Israel”; it was she who incited Barak to attack Jabin, who had oppressed Israel twenty years. This led to the defeat of their enemies, the death of Sisera, by the hand of Jael, and the destruction of Jabin. A remarkable song of triumph by Deborah over the enemies of God followed the victory (Judg. 4-5). Deborah is a beautiful instance of how, under God, the faith of a single person may be the means of arousing those under deep depression into activity and thence to victory.

Strong’s Dictionary of Hebrew Words:

or (shortened) Dborah {deb-o-raw'}; the same as 1682; Deborah, the name of two Hebrewesses
KJV Usage:

Jackson’s Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names:

a bee: her speaking

Potts’ Bible Proper Names:

A bee, in the sense of orderly motion:―the name of two Hebrewesses, Gen. 35:8. {Apis}

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