Judges 9:52

“And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 9:52

And Abimelech came vnto the towre, and fought against it, and went hard vnto the doore of the towre, to burne it with fire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and drew near unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Abimelech came to the tower and made an attack on it, and got near to the door of the tower for the purpose of firing it.
- Basic English Bible

And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and he drew near to the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire;
- Darby Bible

And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and came near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
- Webster's Bible

Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
- World English Bible

And Abimelech cometh unto the tower, and fighteth against it, and draweth nigh unto the opening of the tower to burn it with fire,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went close unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 9:52

Wesley's Notes for Judges 9:52


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.

9:53 Mill - stone - Such great stones no doubt they carried up with them, whereby they might defend themselves, or offend those who assaulted them. Here the justice of God is remarkable in suiting the punishment to his sin. He slew his brethren upon a stone, ver.#5|, and he loseth his own life by a stone.

9:54 A women - Which was esteemed a matter of disgrace.


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