New Living Translation
Gaal was standing at the city gates when Abimelech and his army came out of hiding.
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And Ga'al the son of Ebed went out and stood in the entrance of the gate of the city; and Abim'elech and the men that were with him rose from the ambush.
World English Bible
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 who were with him, from the ambush.
Young's Literal Translation
and Gaal son of Ebed goeth out, and standeth at the opening of the gate of the city, and Abimelech riseth -- also the people who are with him -- from the ambush,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
9:35 And stood - To put his army in order, and to conduct them against Abimelech, whom he supposed to be at a great distance.
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One day Gaal son of Ebed moved to Shechem with his brothers and gained the confidence of the leading citizens of Shechem.
So Abimelech and all his men went by night and split into four groups, stationing themselves around Shechem.
When Gaal saw them, he said to Zebul, "Look, there are people coming down from the hilltops!" Zebul replied, "It's just the shadows on the hills that look like men."
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