39 So Gaal led outa the citizens of Shechem and fought Abimelek.

Read Judges 9:39 Using Other Translations

And Gaal went out before the men of Shechem, and fought with Abimelech.
And Gaal went out at the head of the leaders of Shechem and fought with Abimelech.
So Gaal led the leading citizens of Shechem into battle against Abimelech.