Jael killed a man and was praised for it by the Israelites.
Deborah, the judge of Israel, praised her for killing Sisera, the general of the enemy army. When Jael killed the general a prophecy was fullfilled that said the battle would be won by a woman.
Seems cruel and un womanly like, but when the occasion arises and a woman has to do the hard job, the job gets done whether it seems harsh or not.
Jael played a huge part in the defeat of the army against Israel. I wonder what prompted her to kill Sisera. Was it just because her ancestors were in-laws of Moses. Did she know the Israelite Lord and want to serve Him?
All kinds of questions.