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Judges 9:18

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9:18 But you have attacked 1  my father’s family 2  today. You murdered his seventy legitimate 3  sons on one stone and made Abimelech, the son of his female slave, king over the leaders of Shechem, just because he is your close relative. 4 

Judges 9:56-57

Context

9:56 God repaid Abimelech for the evil he did to his father by murdering his seventy half-brothers. 5  9:57 God also repaid the men of Shechem for their evil deeds. The curse spoken by Jotham son of Jerub-Baal fell 6  on them.

1 tn Heb “have risen up against.”

2 tn Heb “house.”

3 tn The word “legitimate” is not in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation for clarification.

4 tn Heb “your brother.”

5 tn Heb “seventy brothers.”

6 tn Heb “came.”



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