New Living Translation
But Abimelech chased him, and many of Shechem's men were wounded and fell along the road as they retreated to the city gate.
King James Bible
And Abimelech chased him, and he fled before him, and many were overthrown and wounded, even unto the entering of the gate.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abim'elech chased him, and he fled before him; and many fell wounded, up to the entrance of the gate.
World English Bible
Abimelech chased him, and he fled before him, and many fell wounded, even to the entrance of the gate.
Young's Literal Translation
and Abimelech pursueth him, and he fleeth from his presence, and many fall wounded -- unto the opening of the gate.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:40 He fled - Being surprised by the unexpected coming of Abimelech, and probably not fully prepared for the encounter.
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So Gaal led the leading citizens of Shechem into battle against Abimelech.
Abimelech returned to Arumah, and Zebul drove Gaal and his brothers out of Shechem.
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