The mother of Sisera looked out at a window, and wailed through the lattice, Why is his chariot so long in coming? Why do the hoof-beats of his chariots tarry?
Who should first suffer anxiety [in the palace of the women], if not the mother?
Of a wife, nothing is said; such love thrives not in the harem of a prince.
He is his mother’s pride, the great hero, who had hitherto been invincible.
What she has in him, and what she loses, concerns no other woman [Lange’s Commentary].
– Amplified Bible: page 294