King James Version
Thus God rendered the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did unto his father, in slaying his seventy brethren:
Darby Bible Translation
Thus God requited the crime of Abim'elech, which he committed against his father in killing his seventy brothers;
World English Bible
Thus God requited the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did to his father, in killing his seventy brothers;
Young's Literal Translation
and God turneth back the evil of Abimelech which he did to his father to slay his seventy brethren;
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28. Hence is also that which thou hast mentioned that they speak of, that the Lord Jesus, after He was risen, walked in the way with two disciples; and upon their drawing near to the village whither they were going, He made as though He would have gone farther: where the Evangelist, saying, "But He Himself feigned that He would go further,"  hath put that very word in which liars too greatly delight, that they may with impunity lie: as if every thing that is feigned is a lie, whereas in a truthful …
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And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.
Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.
That the cruelty done to the threescore and ten sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood be laid upon Abimelech their brother, which slew them; and upon the men of Shechem, which aided him in the killing of his brethren.
And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed every man unto his place.
And all the evil of the men of Shechem did God render upon their heads: and upon them came the curse of Jotham the son of Jerubbaal.
And he shall bring upon them their own iniquity, and shall cut them off in their own wickedness; yea, the LORD our God shall cut them off.
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