New Living Translation
He also tore down the tower of Peniel and killed all the men in the town.
King James Bible
And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
Darby Bible Translation
And he broke down the tower of Penu'el, and slew the men of the city.
World English Bible
He broke down the tower of Penuel, and killed the men of the city.
Young's Literal Translation
and the tower of Penuel he hath broken down, and slayeth the men of the city.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:17 Slew the men of the city - Not all of them; probably those only who had affronted him.
So he said to the people of Peniel, "After I return in victory, I will tear down this tower."
Then Gideon took the elders of the town and taught them a lesson, punishing them with thorns and briers from the wilderness.
Then Gideon asked Zebah and Zalmunna, "The men you killed at Tabor--what were they like?" "Like you," they replied. "They all had the look of a king's son."
1 Kings 12:25
Jeroboam then built up the city of Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and it became his capital. Later he went and built up the town of Peniel.
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