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So they gave him seventy shekels of silver from the temple of (A)Baal-Berith, with which Abimelech hired (B)worthless and reckless men; and they followed him.

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They gave him seventy shekels[a] of silver from the temple of Baal-Berith,(A) and Abimelek used it to hire reckless scoundrels,(B) who became his followers.

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  1. Judges 9:4 That is, about 1 3/4 pounds or about 800 grams

And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baalberith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light persons, which followed him.

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46 Now when all the men of the tower of Shechem had heard that, they entered the [a]stronghold of the temple (A)of the god Berith.

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  1. Judges 9:46 fortified room

46 On hearing this, the citizens in the tower of Shechem went into the stronghold of the temple(A) of El-Berith.

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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.

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