Judges 9:3
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English Standard Version
And his mother’s relatives spoke all these words on his behalf in the ears of all the leaders of Shechem, and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech, for they said, “He is our brother.”

King James Bible
And his mother's brethren spake of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these words: and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech; for they said, He is our brother.

American Standard Version
And his mother's brethren spake of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these words: and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech; for they said, He is our brother.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his mother's brethren spoke of him to all the men of Sichem, all these words, and they inclined their hearts after Abimelech, saying: He is our brother:

English Revised Version
And his mother's brethren spake of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these words: and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech; for they said, He is our brother.

Webster's Bible Translation
And his mother's brethren spoke of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these words: and their hearts inclined to follow Abimelech; for they said, He is our brother.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Gideon died at a good old age (see Genesis 15:15; Genesis 25:8), and therefore also died a peaceful death (not so his sons; see Judges 9), and was buried in his father's grave at Ophrah (Judges 6:11).

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spake

Psalm 10:3 For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.

Proverbs 1:11-14 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privately for the innocent without cause...

to follow. Heb. after. our brother

Genesis 29:15 And Laban said to Jacob, Because you are my brother, should you therefore serve me for nothing? tell me, what shall your wages be?

Cross References
Genesis 29:15
Then Laban said to Jacob, "Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?"

2 Samuel 15:13
And a messenger came to David, saying, "The hearts of the men of Israel have gone after Absalom."

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