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Judges 9:49 NIV

49 So all the men cut branches and followed Abimelek. They piled them against the stronghold and set it on fire with the people still inside. So all the people in the tower of Shechem, about a thousand men and women, also died.

Study tools for Judges 9:49

  • 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"