Judges 9:46

“And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entred into an holde of the house of the god Berith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When all the leaders of the tower of Shechem heard of {it,} they entered the inner chamber of the temple of El-berith.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard thereof, they entered into the stronghold of the house of Elberith.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then all the townsmen of the tower of Shechem, hearing of it, went into the inner room of the house of El-berith.
- Basic English Bible

And all the men of the tower of Shechem heard [that], and they entered into the stronghold of the house of the God Berith.
- Darby Bible

And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entered into a hold of the house of the god Berith.
- Webster's Bible

When all the men of the tower of Shechem heard of it, they entered into the stronghold of the house of Elberith.
- World English Bible

And all the masters of the tower of Shechem hear, and go in unto the high place of the house of the god Berith,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard thereof, they entered into the hold of the house of El-berith.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 9:46


9:46 The tower - A strong place belonging to the city of Shechem, made for its defence without the city. Berith - Or, Baal - berith, ver.#4|. Hither they fled out of the town belonging to it, fearing the same event with Shechem; and here they thought to be secure; partly by the strength of the place, partly by the religion of it, thinking that either their god would protect them there, or that Abimelech would spare them out of pity to that god.


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