Judges 9:45

“And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that was therein, and beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Abimelech fought against the citie all that day, and he tooke the citie, and slewe the people that was therein, and beat downe the citie, and sowed it with salt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Abimelech fought against the city all that day, and he captured the city and killed the people who {were} in it; then he razed the city and sowed it with salt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that were therein: and he beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all that day Abimelech was fighting against the town; and he took it, and put to death the people who were in it, and had the town pulled down and covered with salt.
- Basic English Bible

And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that were in it, and broke down the city, and sowed it with salt.
- Darby Bible

And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that were in it, and beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.
- Webster's Bible

Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and killed the people who were therein: and he beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.
- World English Bible

and Abimelech hath fought against the city all that day, and captureth the city, and the people who [are] in it he hath slain, and he breaketh down the city, and soweth it [with] salt.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that were therein; and he beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 9:45


9:45 With salt - In token of his desire of their utter and irrecoverable destruction.


Discussion for Judges 9:45

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