17 Remember that my father fought for you and risked his life to rescue you from the hand of Midian.

Read Judges 9:17 Using Other Translations

(For my father fought for you, and adventured his life far, and delivered you out of the hand of Midian:
for my father fought for you and risked his life and delivered you from the hand of Midian,
For he fought for you and risked his life when he rescued you from the Midianites.