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it was told Abimelech.
JDG 9:26 And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over
to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.
JDG 9:27 And they went out into the fields, and gathered their
vineyards, and trode the grapes, and made merry, and went into the house
of their god, and did eat and drink, and cursed Abimelech.
JDG 9:28 And Gaal the son of Ebed said, Who is Abimelech, and who is
Shechem, that we should serve him? is not he the son of Jerubbaal? and
Zebul his officer? serve the men of Hamor the father of Shechem: for why
should we serve him?
JDG 9:29 And would to God this people were under my hand! then would I
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