Judges 9:49

“And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 9:49

And all the people likewise cut downe euery man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the holde, and set the holde on fire vpon them: so that all the men of the towre of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All the people also cut down each one his branch and followed Abimelech, and put {them} on the inner chamber and set the inner chamber on fire over those {inside,} so that all the men of the tower of Shechem also died, about a thousand men and women.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the stronghold, and set the stronghold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So all the people got branches, every man cutting down a branch, and they went with Abimelech at their head and, massing the branches against the inner room, put fire to the room over them; so all those who were in the tower of Shechem, about a thousand men and women, were burned to death with it.
- Basic English Bible

And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and they followed Abimelech, and put [them] to the hold, and burned the hold with fire upon them. And all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
- Darby Bible

And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them: so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
- Webster's Bible

All the people likewise each cut down his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them at the base of the stronghold, and set the stronghold on fire on them; so that all the people of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
- World English Bible

And all the people also cut down each one his bough, and go after Abimelech, and set [them] at the high place, and burn by these the high place with fire, and also all the men of the tower of Shechem die, about a thousand men and women.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 9:49

Wesley's Notes for Judges 9:49


9:48 Zalmon - A place so called from its shadiness.

9:50 Thebez - Another town near to Shechem; and, as it seems, within its territory.

9:51 And all - All that were not slain in the taking of the town. Top of the tower - Which was flat and plain, after their manner of building.


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