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Judges 9:28 NIV

28 Then Gaal son of Ebed said, “Who is Abimelek, and why should we Shechemites be subject to him? Isn’t he Jerub-Baal’s son, and isn’t Zebul his deputy? Serve the family of Hamor, Shechem’s father! Why should we serve Abimelek?

References for Judges 9:28

Study tools for Judges 9:28

  • a 9:4 - That is, about 1 3/4 pounds or about 800 grams
  • b 9:29 - Septuagint; Hebrew "him.” Then he said to Abimelek, “Call out your whole army!”"
  • c 9:37 - The Hebrew for this phrase means "the navel of the earth" .
  • d 9:39 - Or "Gaal went out in the sight of"