New American Standard Bible
Thus God repaid the wickedness of Abimelech, which he had done to his father in killing his seventy brothers.
King James Bible
Thus God rendered the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did unto his father, in slaying his seventy brethren:
Darby Bible Translation
Thus God requited the crime of Abim'elech, which he committed against his father in killing his seventy brothers;
World English Bible
Thus God requited the wickedness of Abimelech, which he did to his father, in killing his seventy brothers;
Young's Literal Translation
and God turneth back the evil of Abimelech which he did to his father to slay his seventy brethren;
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28. Hence is also that which thou hast mentioned that they speak of, that the Lord Jesus, after He was risen, walked in the way with two disciples; and upon their drawing near to the village whither they were going, He made as though He would have gone farther: where the Evangelist, saying, "But He Himself feigned that He would go further,"  hath put that very word in which liars too greatly delight, that they may with impunity lie: as if every thing that is feigned is a lie, whereas in a truthful …
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Seasonable Counsel: Or, Advice to Sufferers.
"Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man's brother I will require the life of man.
"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.
so that the violence done to the seventy sons of Jerubbaal might come, and their blood might be laid on Abimelech their brother, who killed them, and on the men of Shechem, who strengthened his hands to kill his brothers.
When the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, each departed to his home.
Also God returned all the wickedness of the men of Shechem on their heads, and the curse of Jotham the son of Jerubbaal came upon them.
He has brought back their wickedness upon them And will destroy them in their evil; The LORD our God will destroy them.
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