Judges 9:52
Modern Translations
New International Version
Abimelek went to the tower and attacked it. But as he approached the entrance to the tower to set it on fire,

New Living Translation
Abimelech followed them to attack the tower. But as he prepared to set fire to the entrance,

English Standard Version
And Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Berean Study Bible
When Abimelech came to attack the tower, he approached its entrance to set it on fire.

New American Standard Bible
So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it down with fire.

NASB 1995
So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire.

NASB 1977
So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire.

Amplified Bible
So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it down with fire.

Christian Standard Bible
When Abimelech came to attack the tower, he approached its entrance to set it on fire.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Abimelech came to attack the tower, he approached its entrance to set it on fire.

Contemporary English Version
Abimelech and his army rushed to the fortress and tried to force their way inside. Abimelech himself was about to set the heavy wooden doors on fire,

Good News Translation
When Abimelech came to attack the tower, he went up to the door to set the tower on fire.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Abimelech came to the tower. He began to fight against it and went near the entrance of the tower to burn it down.

International Standard Version
So Abimelech approached the tower, attacked it, and approached the tower's gate, intending to burn it down.

NET Bible
Abimelech came and attacked the tower. When he approached the entrance of the tower to set it on fire,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

New King James Version
So Abimelech came as far as the tower and fought against it; and he drew near the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

King James 2000 Bible
And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went near unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

New Heart English Bible
Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

World English Bible
Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

American King James Version
And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and went hard to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

American Standard Version
And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and drew near unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

A Faithful Version
And Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and he drew near to the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire;

English Revised Version
And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and came near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And Abimelech came vnto the towre and fought against it, and went hard vnto the doore of the towre to set it on fire.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And Abimelech came vnto the towre, and fought agaynst it, and went harde vnto the doore of ye towre to set it on fire.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Then came Abimelech vnto the tower, and soughte agaynst it, and came nye vnto the dore of the tower, that he might burne it with fyre.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And Abimelech comes to the tower, and fights against it, and draws near to the opening of the tower to burn it with fire,

Young's Literal Translation
And Abimelech cometh unto the tower, and fighteth against it, and draweth nigh unto the opening of the tower to burn it with fire,

Smith's Literal Translation
And Abimelech will come even to the tower, and will fight against it, and will urge on, even to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And Abimelech coming near the tower, fought stoutly: and approaching to the gate, endeavoured to set fire to it:

Catholic Public Domain Version
And Abimelech, drawing near the tower, fought valiantly. And approaching the gate, he strove to set it on fire.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And Abimelek arrived unto the tower and fought against it and he came unto the gate of the tower to burn it in fire

Lamsa Bible
And Abimeleck advanced as far as the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to set it on fire.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went close unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Abimelech drew near to the tower, and they besieged it; and Abimelech drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.








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