Parallel Verses

Amplified

And Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it and drew near the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

New American Standard Bible

So Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and approached the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire.

King James Version

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Holman Bible

When Abimelech came to attack the tower, he approached its entrance to set it on fire.

International Standard Version

So Abimelech approached the tower, attacked it, and approached the tower's gate, intending to burn it down.

A Conservative Version

And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

American Standard Version

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and drew near unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Bible in Basic English

And Abimelech came to the tower and made an attack on it, and got near to the door of the tower for the purpose of firing it.

Darby Translation

And Abim'elech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Abimelech came to the tower, and fighting against it, he came to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Julia Smith Translation

And Abimelech will come even to the tower, and will fight against it, and will urge on, even to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

King James 2000

And Abimelech came unto the tower, and fought against it, and went near unto the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Abimelech came up to the tower and fought against it, and he came near the entrance of the tower to burn it with fire.

Modern King James verseion

And Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it, and went hard to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then came Abimelech unto the tower and fought against it, and went hard unto the entering of the gate, to set it on fire.

NET Bible

Abimelech came and attacked the tower. When he approached the entrance of the tower to set it on fire,

New Heart English Bible

Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

The Emphasized Bible

And Abimelech came in as far as the tower, and fought against it, - and so came near, as far as the entrance of the tower, to burn it with fire.

Webster

And Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and came near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

World English Bible

Abimelech came to the tower, and fought against it, and drew near to the door of the tower to burn it with fire.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Abimelech cometh unto the tower, and fighteth against it, and draweth nigh unto the opening of the tower to burn it with fire,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H40
אבימלך 
'Abiymelek 
Usage: 67


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

unto the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

and fought
לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

against it, and went hard
נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

unto the door
פּתח 
Pethach 
Usage: 164

of the tower
מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

to burn
שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 117

References

Context Readings

Abimelech's Death

51 But there was a strong tower in the city, and all the people of the city -- "men and women -- "fled to it, shut themselves in, and went to the roof of the tower. 52 And Abimelech came to the tower and fought against it and drew near the door of the tower to burn it with fire. 53 But a certain woman cast an upper millstone [down] upon Abimelech's head and broke his skull.



Cross References

Judges 9:48-49

And Abimelech went up to Mount Zalmon, he and all the men with him; and Abimelech took an ax in his hand and cut down a bundle of brush, picked it up, and laid it on his shoulder. And he said to the men with him, What you have seen me do, make haste to do also.

2 Kings 14:10

You have indeed smitten Edom, and your heart has lifted you up. Glory in that, and stay at home; for why should you meddle to your hurt and provoke calamity, causing you to fall, you and Judah with you?

2 Kings 15:16

Then Menahem smote Tiphsah and all who were in it and its territory from Tirzah on; he attacked it because they did not open to him. And all the women there who were with child he ripped up.

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