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and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and the two other
companies ran upon all the people that were in the fields, and slew
them. 9:45 And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took
the city, and slew the people that was therein, and beat down the
city, and sowed it with salt. 9:46 And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they
entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith. 9:47 And it was told Abimelech, that all the men of the tower of
Shechem were gathered together. 9:48 And Abimelech gat him up to mount Zalmon, he and all the people
that were with him; and Abimelech took an axe in his hand, and cut
down a bough from the trees, and took it, and laid it on his shoulder,
and said unto the people that were with him, What ye have seen me do,
make haste, and do as I have done. 9:49 And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and
followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire
upon them; so that all the men of the tower of Shechem died also,
about a thousand men and women. 9:50 Then went Abimelech to Thebez, and encamped against Thebez, and
took it. 9:51 But there was a strong tower within the city, and thither fled
all the men and women, and all they of the city, and shut it to them,
and gat them up to the top of the tower. 9:52 And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and
went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire. 9:53 And a certain wom...
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