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29 Afterwards, Joash’s son Jerubbaal went home and retired.[a] 30 Gideon raised 70 sons as his direct descendants, since he had many wives. 31 His mistress[b] in Shechem bore him a son whom he named Abimelech.[c]

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  1. Judges 8:29 Lit. lived
  2. Judges 8:31 Or concubine; i.e. a secondary wife
  3. Judges 8:31 The Heb. name Abimelech means My father is king