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Speak, I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether is better for you, either that all the sons of Jerubbaal, which are threescore and ten persons, reign over you, or that one reign over you? remember also that I am your bone and your flesh.


Bible References


Judges 8:30
And Gideon had seventy sons begotten from his body, for he had many wives.

Your bone

Genesis 29:14
And Laban said to him, Surely thou are my bone and my flesh. And he abode with him the space of a month.
2 Samuel 19:13
And say ye to Amasa, Are thou not my bone and my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if thou not be captain of the army before me continually in the place of Joab.
1 Chronicles 11:1
Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh.
Ephesians 5:30
because we are parts of his body, of his flesh and of his bones.
Hebrews 2:14
Since therefore the children have partaken of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise shared the same things, so that through death he might make him who has the power of death impotent, that is, the devil.