|New International Version (© 2011)|
On hearing this, the citizens in the tower of Shechem went into the stronghold of the temple of El-Berith.
King James Bible
And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.
American Standard Version
And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard thereof, they entered into the stronghold of the house of Elberith.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the masters of the tower of Shechem hear, and go in unto the high place of the house of the god Berith,
Judges 9:46 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A hold of the house of the god Berith - This must mean the precincts of the temple, as we find there were a thousand men and women together in that place.
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Judges 8:33 No sooner had Gideon died than the Israelites again prostituted themselves to the Baals. They set up Baal-Berith as their god
Judges 9:27 After they had gone out into the fields and gathered the grapes and trodden them, they held a festival in the temple of their god. While they were eating and drinking, they cursed Abimelek.
Judges 9:47 When Abimelek heard that they had assembled there,