Judges 9:55
New International Version
When the Israelites saw that Abimelek was dead, they went home.

New Living Translation
When Abimelech’s men saw that he was dead, they disbanded and returned to their homes.

English Standard Version
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, everyone departed to his home.

Berean Study Bible
And when the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they all went home.

King James Bible
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man unto his place.

New King James Version
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed, every man to his place.

New American Standard Bible
Now when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, each left for his home.

NASB 1995
When the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, each departed to his home.

NASB 1977
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, each departed to his home.

Amplified Bible
When the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, each departed to his home.

Christian Standard Bible
When the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they all went home.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they all went home.

American Standard Version
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man unto his place.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead; and they went each to his place.

Contemporary English Version
And when the Israelite soldiers saw that their leader was dead, they went back home.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when he was dead, all the men of Israel that were with him, returned to their homes.

English Revised Version
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man unto his place.

Good News Translation
When the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they all went home.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the people of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they all went home.

International Standard Version
When the men of Israel noticed that Abimelech was dead, they each left for home.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man unto his place.

Literal Standard Version
And the men of Israel see that Abimelech [is] dead, and each one goes to his place;

NET Bible
When the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they went home.

New Heart English Bible
When the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man to his place.

World English Bible
When the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man to his place.

Young's Literal Translation
And the men of Israel see that Abimelech is dead, and go each one to his place;

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Abimelech's Punishment
54He quickly called his armor-bearer, saying, “Draw your sword and kill me, lest they say of me, ‘A woman killed him.’ ” So Abimelech’s armor-bearer ran his sword through him, and he died. 55And when the Israelites saw that Abimelech was dead, they all went home. 56In this way God repaid the wickedness that Abimelech had done to his father in murdering his seventy brothers.…

Cross References
Judges 9:54
He quickly called his armor-bearer, saying, "Draw your sword and kill me, lest they say of me, 'A woman killed him.'" So Abimelech's armor-bearer ran his sword through him, and he died.

Judges 9:56
In this way God repaid the wickedness that Abimelech had done to his father in murdering his seventy brothers.


Treasury of Scripture

And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man to his place.

2 Samuel 18:16
And Joab blew the trumpet, and the people returned from pursuing after Israel: for Joab held back the people.

2 Samuel 20:21,22
The matter is not so: but a man of mount Ephraim, Sheba the son of Bichri by name, hath lifted up his hand against the king, even against David: deliver him only, and I will depart from the city. And the woman said unto Joab, Behold, his head shall be thrown to thee over the wall…

1 Kings 22:35,36
And the battle increased that day: and the king was stayed up in his chariot against the Syrians, and died at even: and the blood ran out of the wound into the midst of the chariot…









(55) They departed.--The death of a leader was generally sufficient to break up an ancient army (1Samuel 17:51). "With Abimelech expired this first abortive attempt at monarchy. . . . The true King of Israel is still far in the distance" (Stanley).

Verse 55. - The men of Israel - Abimelech's followers (see ver. 22).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
And when the Israelites
אִֽישׁ־ (’îš-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

saw
וַיִּרְא֥וּ (way·yir·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

that
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

Abimelech
אֲבִימֶ֑לֶךְ (’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 40: Abimelech -- 'father is king', a Philistine name, also an Israelite name

was dead,
מֵ֣ת (mêṯ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

they all
אִ֥ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

went
וַיֵּלְכ֖וּ (way·yê·lə·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

home.
לִמְקֹמֽוֹ׃ (lim·qō·mōw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4725: A standing, a spot, a condition


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