Judges 9:12

“Then said the trees unto the vine, Come thou, and reign over us.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 9:12

Then saide the trees vnto the Uine, Come thou, and reigne ouer vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then the trees said to the vine, 'You come, reign over us!'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the trees said unto the vine, Come thou, and reign over us.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the trees said to the vine, You come and be king over us.
- Basic English Bible

Then said the trees to the vine, Come thou, reign over us.
- Darby Bible

Then said the trees to the vine, Come thou, and reign over us.
- Webster's Bible

The trees said to the vine, 'Come and reign over us.'
- World English Bible

`And the trees say to the vine, Come thou, reign over us.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the trees said unto the vine: Come thou, and reign over us.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 9:12

Wesley's Notes for Judges 9:12


9:10 Fig - tree - Gideon refused this honour, both for himself, and for his sons; and the sons of Gideon, whom Abimelech had slain, upon pretence of their affecting the kingdom, were as far from such thoughts as their father.

9:13 Cheareth God - Wherewith God is well pleased, because it was offered to God.

9:14 Bramble - Or, thorn, fitly representing Abimelech, the son of a concubine, and a person of small use, and great cruelty.


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