Judges 9:6

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 9:6  (King James Version)
And all the men of Shechem gathered together, and all the house of Millo, and went, and made Abimelech king, by the plain of the pillar that was in Shechem.
 


the house
2 Samuel 5:9 ; 2 Kings 12:20

Millo
Probably the name of a person of note in Shechem.

plain
or, oak.
Joshua 24:26 ; 1 Kings 12:1 1 Kings 12:20 1 Kings 12:25
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