Judges 9:26
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New International Version
Now Gaal son of Ebed moved with his clan into Shechem, and its citizens put their confidence in him.

New Living Translation
One day Gaal son of Ebed moved to Shechem with his brothers and gained the confidence of the leading citizens of Shechem.

English Standard Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed moved into Shechem with his relatives, and the leaders of Shechem put confidence in him.

New American Standard Bible
Now Gaal the son of Ebed came with his relatives, and crossed over into Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.

King James Bible
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gaal son of Ebed came with his brothers and crossed into Shechem, and the lords of Shechem trusted him.

International Standard Version
Meanwhile, Ebed's son Gaal arrived with his relatives and crossed over into Shechem. The "lords" of Shechem put their faith in him.

NET Bible
Gaal son of Ebed came through Shechem with his brothers. The leaders of Shechem transferred their loyalty to him.

New Heart English Bible
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brothers, and went over to Shechem; and the lords of Shechem put their trust in him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Gaal (son of Ebed) and his brothers moved into Shechem. Citizens of Shechem trusted him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went on to Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.

New American Standard 1977
Now Gaal the son of Ebed came with his relatives, and crossed over into Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Gaal, the son of Ebed, came with his brethren and went over to Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

King James 2000 Bible
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

American King James Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brothers, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

American Standard Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Gaal the son of Obed came with his brethren, and went over to Sichem. And the inhabitants of Sichem taking courage at his coming,

Darby Bible Translation
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem; and the citizens of Shechem put confidence in him.

English Revised Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

World English Bible
Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brothers, and went over to Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him.

Young's Literal Translation
And Gaal son of Ebed cometh -- also his brethren -- and they pass over into Shechem, and the masters of Shechem trust in him,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
9:22-29 Abimelech is seated in the throne his father refused. But how long does this glory last? Stay but three years, and see the bramble withered and burned. The prosperity of the wicked is short and fickle. The Shechemites are plagued by no other hand than Abimelech's. They raised him unjustly to the throne; they first feel the weight of his sceptre.
Study Bible
Gaal Conspires with the Shechemites
25The men of Shechem set men in ambush against him on the tops of the mountains, and they robbed all who might pass by them along the road; and it was told to Abimelech. 26Now Gaal the son of Ebed came with his relatives, and crossed over into Shechem; and the men of Shechem put their trust in him. 27They went out into the field and gathered the grapes of their vineyards and trod them, and held a festival; and they went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech.…
Cross References
Judges 9:25
The men of Shechem set men in ambush against him on the tops of the mountains, and they robbed all who might pass by them along the road; and it was told to Abimelech.

Judges 9:27
They went out into the field and gathered the grapes of their vineyards and trod them, and held a festival; and they went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech.

Judges 9:28
Then Gaal the son of Ebed said, "Who is Abimelech, and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerubbaal, and is Zebul not his lieutenant? Serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem; but why should we serve him?

Judges 9:30
When Zebul the ruler of the city heard the words of Gaal the son of Ebed, his anger burned.
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And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brothers, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.

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Genesis 13:8 And Abram said to Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray you, between …

Genesis 19:7 And said, I pray you, brothers, do not so wickedly.

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