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55.md 971B


“70” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-numbers)

made all the evil of the men of Shechem turn back on their own heads

“Evil turn back on their heads” here is an idiom. AT: “punished the men of Shechem for all the evil they had done” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

on them came the curse of Jotham son of Jerub Baal

This is an idiom. AT: “the curse of Jotham son of Jerub Baal happened to them” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

Jerub Baal

This is another name for Gideon. See how you translated this name in Judges 6:32.


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/abimelech
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/god
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/avenge
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/evil
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/shechem
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/head
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/curse
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/jotham