52 Abimelek went to the tower and attacked it. But as he approached the entrance to the tower to set it on fire,

Read Judges 9:52 Using Other Translations

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
And Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.
Abimelech followed them to attack the tower. But as he prepared to set fire to the entrance,