Judges 9:35
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed went out and stood in the entrance of the gate of the city, and Abimelech and the people who were with him rose from the ambush.

King James Bible
And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from lying in wait.

American Standard Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entrance of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from the ambushment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Gaal the son of Obed went out, and stood in the entrance of the gate of the city. And Abimelech rose up, and all his army with him from the places of the ambushes.

English Revised Version
And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from the ambushment.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entrance of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose, and the people that were with him, from lying in wait.

Judges 9:35 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"O that this people," continued Gaal, "were in my hand," i.e., could I but rule over the inhabitants of Shechem, "then would I remove (drive away) Abimelech. " He then exclaimed with regard to Abimelech (ל אמר, as in Judges 9:54, Genesis 20:13, etc.), "Increase thine army and come out!" Heated as he was with wine, Gaal was so certain of victory that he challenged Abimelech boldly to make war upon Shechem. תּבּה, imper. Piel with Seghol. צאה, imperative, with ה of motion or emphasis.

Judges 9:35 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Gaal. Of this person we know no more than is here recorded. He was probably one of the descendants of the Canaanites, who hoped, from the state of the public mind and their disaffection to Abimelech, to cause a revolution, and thus to restore the ancient government as it was under Hamor, the father of Shechem. Josephus says he was a man of authority, who sojourned with them, with his armed men and kinsmen; and that the Shechemites desired that he would allow them a guard during the vintage. the people

Judges 9:44 And Abimelech, and the company that was with him, rushed forward, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city...

Cross References
Judges 9:26
And Gaal the son of Ebed moved into Shechem with his relatives, and the leaders of Shechem put confidence in him.

Judges 9:34
So Abimelech and all the men who were with him rose up by night and set an ambush against Shechem in four companies.

Judges 9:36
And when Gaal saw the people, he said to Zebul, "Look, people are coming down from the mountaintops!" And Zebul said to him, "You mistake the shadow of the mountains for men."

Jump to Previous
Abimelech Abim'elech Ambush Ambushment City Doorway Ebed Entering Entrance Hiding Lying Riseth Rose Soldiers Standeth Standing Stood Wait
Jump to Next
Abimelech Abim'elech Ambush Ambushment City Doorway Ebed Entering Entrance Hiding Lying Riseth Rose Soldiers Standeth Standing Stood Wait
Links
Judges 9:35 NIV
Judges 9:35 NLT
Judges 9:35 ESV
Judges 9:35 NASB
Judges 9:35 KJV

Judges 9:35 Bible Apps
Judges 9:35 Biblia Paralela
Judges 9:35 Chinese Bible
Judges 9:35 French Bible
Judges 9:35 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Judges 9:34
Top of Page
Top of Page