Judges 9:15

Overview - Judges 9
Abimelech by conspiracy with the Shechemites, and murder of his brethren, is made king.
Jotham by a parable rebukes them, and foretells their ruin.
22 Gaal conspires with the Shechemites against him.
30 Zebul reveals it.
34 Abimelech overcomes them, and sows the city with salt.
46 He burns the hold of the god Berith.
50 At Thebez he is slain by a piece of a millstone.
56 Jotham's curse if fulfilled.
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Judges 9:15  (King James Version)
And the bramble said unto the trees, If in truth ye anoint me king over you, then come and put your trust in my shadow: and if not, let fire come out of the bramble, and devour the cedars of Lebanon.
 


shadow
Isaiah 30:2 ; Daniel 4:12 ; Hosea 14:7 ; Matthew 13:32

let fire
Judges 9:20 Judges 9:49 ; Numbers 21:28 ; Isaiah 1:31 ; Ezekiel 19:14

the cedars
2 Kings 14:9 ; Psalms 104:16 ; Isaiah 2:13 ; 37:24 Ezekiel 31:3
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