23 God stirred up animosity between Abimelek and the citizens of Shechem so that they acted treacherously against Abimelek.

Read Judges 9:23 Using Other Translations

Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech:
And God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the leaders of Shechem, and the leaders of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech,
God sent a spirit that stirred up trouble between Abimelech and the leading citizens of Shechem, and they revolted.