Judges 9:53

“And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Judges 9:53

And a certaine woman cast a piece of a milstone vpon Abimelechs head, and all to brake his scull.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But a certain woman threw an upper millstone on Abimelech's head, crushing his skull.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And a certain woman cast an upper millstone upon Abimelech's head, and brake his skull.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But a certain woman sent a great stone, such as is used for crushing grain, on to the head of Abimelech, cracking the bone.
- Basic English Bible

and a woman cast the upper stone of a handmill on Abimelech's head, and crushed his skull.
- Darby Bible

And a certain woman cast a piece of of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and broke his skull.
- Webster's Bible

A certain woman cast an upper millstone on Abimelech's head, and broke his skull.
- World English Bible

and a certain woman doth cast a piece of a rider on the head of Abimelech, and breaketh his skull,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And a certain woman cast an upper millstone upon Abimelech's head, and broke his skull.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Judges 9:53

Wesley's Notes for Judges 9:53


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.


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