Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Judges 9:25

Context
NETBible

The leaders of Shechem rebelled against Abimelech by putting 1  bandits in 2  the hills, who robbed everyone who traveled by on the road. But Abimelech found out about it. 3 

XREF

Jos 8:4,12,13; Pr 1:11,12

NET © Notes

tn Heb “set against him bandits.”

sn Putting bandits in the hills. This piracy certainly interrupted or discouraged trade, and probably deprived Abimelech of tariffs or tribute. See C. F. Burney, Judges, 277; G. F. Moore, Judges (ICC), 253.

tn Heb “on the tops of.”

tn Heb “It was told to Abimelech.”



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