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Judges 9:56

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 9:56  (King James Version)
Thus God rendered the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did unto his father, in slaying his seventy brethren:
 


God rendered
Both the fratricide Abimelech and the unprincipled men of Shechem had the iniquity visited upon them of which they had been guilty. Man's judgment may be avoided; but there is no escape from that of God. How many houses have been sown with salt in France, by the just judgment of God, for the massacre of the Protestants on the eve of St. Bartholomew! See Note on ver
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24 ; Job 31:3 ; Psalms 9:12 ; 11:6 Psalms 58:10 Psalms 58:11 94:23 Proverbs 5:22 ; Matthew 7:2
Acts 28:4 ; Galatians 6:7 ; Revelation 19:20 Revelation 19:21
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