Bible: Judges 9:26-29

9:26 Gaal son of Ebed 1  came through Shechem with his brothers. The leaders of Shechem transferred their loyalty to him. 2  9:27 They went out to the field, harvested their grapes, 3  squeezed out the juice, 4  and celebrated. They came to the temple 5  of their god and ate, drank, and cursed Abimelech. 9:28 Gaal son of Ebed said, “Who is Abimelech and who is Shechem, that we should serve him? Is he not the son of Jerub-Baal, and is not Zebul the deputy he appointed? 6  Serve the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem! But why should we serve Abimelech? 7  9:29 If only these men 8  were under my command, 9  I would get rid of Abimelech!” He challenged Abimelech, 10 Muster 11  your army and come out for battle! 12 

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