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Judges 9:50-57

NIV 50 Next Abimelech went to Thebez and besieged it and captured it. NIV 50 Next Abimelech went to Thebez and besieged it and captured it. NIV 51 Inside the city, however, was a strong tower, to which all the men and women--all the people of the city--fled. They locked themselves in and climbed up on the tower roof. NIV 51 Inside the city, however, was a strong tower, to which all the men and women--all the people of the city--fled. They locked themselves in and climbed up on the tower roof. NIV 52 Abimelech went to the tower and stormed it. But as he approached the entrance to the tower to set it on fire, NIV 52 Abimelech went to the tower and stormed it. But as he approached the entrance to the tower to set it on fire, NIV 53 a woman dropped an upper millstone on his head and cracked his skull. NIV 53 a woman dropped an upper millstone on his head and cracked his skull. NIV 54 Hurriedly he called to his armor-bearer, "Draw your sword and kill me, so that they can't say, 'A woman killed him.' " So his servant ran him through, and he died. NIV 54 Hurriedly he called to his armor-bearer, "Draw your sword and kill me, so that they can't say, 'A woman killed him.' " So his servant ran him through, and he died. NIV 55 When the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they went home. NIV 55 When the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they went home. NIV 56 Thus God repaid the wickedness that Abimelech had done to his father by murdering his seventy brothers. NIV 56 Thus God repaid the wickedness that Abimelech had done to his father by murdering his seventy brothers. NIV 57 God also made the men of Shechem pay for all their wickedness. The curse of Jotham son of Jerub-Baal came on them. NIV 57 God also made the men of Shechem pay for all their wickedness. The curse of Jotham son of Jerub-Baal came on them.