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~yij.pov SHOPHTIM JUDGES 9
And he went, Avimelekh, son of Y'ruba'al, to Sh'khem, to brothers of mother of him, and he spoke to them, and to all of family of house of father of mother of him, to say:
Speak now in ears of all of lords of Sh'khem: 'What good for the you? To rule over the you seventies man, all of sons of Y'ruba'al, or to rule over the you man one? And you remember that bone of you and flesh of you me.'
And they spoke, brothers of mother of him, ones over him, in ears of all of lords of Sh'khem, all of the ones being spoken the these, and he turned heart of them ones being after of Avimelekh, since they said: 'Brother of us, he.'
And they gave to him seventies silver from house of Ba'al B'rit, and he hired with the them, Avimelekh, men, ones being idle and ones being wanton, and they went ones being after of him.
And he went in house of father of him at Ophrah and he killed brothers of him, sons of Y'ruba'al, seventies man on stone one, and he was left, Yotam, son of Y'ruba'al, the one being little, since he was hidden.
And they were gathered, all of lords of Sh'khem, and all of house of Milo, and they went and they made reign Avimelekh for one reigning; near plain of being stationed that in Sh'khem.
And they made clear to Yotam, and he went and he stood at head of mount of G'rizim, and he lifted voice of him and he called and he said to the them: 'Hearken ones to me lords of Sh'khem and he will hearken ones to you Elohim.
To go they went, the trees, to anoint ones over them one reigning; and they said to the olive: 'Reign ones over us.'
And he said to the them, the olive: 'Shall I cease fatness of me that by me they honour, Elohim and men, and I go to hold sway over the trees?'
And they said, the trees, to the fig: 'Come you reign ones over us.'
And she said to the them, the fig: 'Shall I forego being sweet of me and being produced of me, the being good, and I go to hold sway over the trees?'
And they said, the trees, to the vine: 'Come you reign ones over us.'
And she said to the them, the vine: 'Shall I forego wine of me, the one making glad Elohim and men, and I go to hold sway over the trees?'
And they said, all of the trees to the bramble: 'Come you reign ones over us.'
And he said, the bramble, to the trees: 'If in truth you ones anointing me for one reigning ones over you, come seek refuge in shade of me; and if being not you let come forth fire from the bramble and let her consume cedars of the L'vanon.
And now if in truth and in being wholesome you did and you made reign Avimelekh, and if being good you did with Y'ruba'al and with house of him and if as being dealt of hands of him you did to him,
and he fought, father of me, ones over you and he threw down soul of him from before, and he snatched away you from hand of Mid'yan,
And you, you stood on house of father of me the day, and you killed sons of him, seventies man on stone one, and you made reign Avimelekh, son of maidservant of him, over lords of Sh'khem, since brother of you he;
And if in truth and in being wholesome you did with Y'ruba'al, and with house of him, the day the this, be brightened up in Avimelekh and he will brighten up, also he, with the you.
And if being not let her come forth, fire, from Avimelekh and let her consume ones being lord of Sh'khem, and Beyt Milo, and let her come forth, fire, from ones being lord of Sh'khem and from Beyt Milo, and let her consume Avimelekh.'
And he fled, Yotam, and he fled and he went to B'er, and he sat there from presences of Avimelekh, brother of him.
And he prevailed, Avimelekh, over Yis'ra'el three years.
And he sent, Elohim, spirit being evil between Avimelekh and between ones being lord of Sh'khem, and they were deceitful, ones being lord of Sh'khem, with Avimelekh;
to come in being violent of seventies, sons of Y'ruba'al, and blood of them to put on Avimelekh, brother of them, who he killed them, and on lords of Sh'khem, who they made strong hands of him to kill brothers of him.
And they set for him, ones being lord of Sh'khem, ones lying in wait on heads of the mounts, and they seized all of whom he passed ones near them on the being trod. And he was made clear to Avimelekh.
And he came in, Ga'al, son of Eved, and brothers of him and they crossed in Sh'khem and they trusted in him, ones being lord of Sh'khem.
And they went out the field and they clipped off vines of them and they trod, and they made ones being praise, and they went in house of Elohim of them, and they ate and they drank, and they cursed Avimelekh.
And he said, Ga'al, son of Eved: 'Who Avimelekh and who Sh'khem that we serve him? Not son of Y'ruba'al, and Z'vul overseer of him? Serve men of Chamor, father of Sh'khem. And what reason we serve him, we?
And who will he give the people the this in hand of me and I turn aside Avimelekh?' And he said to Avimelekh: 'Make much going forth of you and come forth.'
And he heard, Z'vul, one commanding of the city, ones being spoken of Ga'al, son of Aved, and he was kindled breathing hard of him.
And he sent ones being delegated to Avimelekh in being deceitful, to say: 'Behold, Ga'al, son of Eved, and brothers of him, ones coming in to Sh'khem, and behold them ones besieging the city ones over you,
and now, rise at night, you and the people whom with you, and lay in wait in the field,
and he will be in the morning, as to radiate, the sun, you rise early and you dash upon the city, and behold he and the people whom with him, ones coming out ones to you, and you do to him as how she finds, hand of you.'
And he rose, Avimelekh and all of the people whom with him, night and they laid in wait near Sh'khem four heads.
And he went out, Ga'al, son of Eved, and he stood opening of gate of the city. And he rose, Avimelekh and the people whom with him from the the being laid in wait.
And he saw, Ga'al, the people, and he said to Z'vul: 'Beold people coming down from heads of the mounts.' And he said ones to him, Z'vul: 'Shade of the mounts you seeing as men.'
And he did again still, Ga'al, to speak, and he said: 'Behold people, ones coming down from with center of the land, and head one he came in from being trod of plain of ones soothsaying.'
And he said ones to him, Z'vul: 'Where then mouth of you that you said: who Avimelekh that we serve him? Not this the people that you spurned over him? Go out now, you and fight with him.'
And he went forth, Ga'al, before presences of ones being lord of Sh'khem and he fought with Avimelekh.
And he pursued him, Avimelekh, and he fled from presences of him. And he fell, ones being slaim, ones being great, upto opening of the gate.
And he sat, Avimelekh, in Arumah; and he cast out, Z'vul, Ga'al and brothers of him from to sit in Sh'khem.
And he was from morrow of and they went forth, the people, the field, and they made clear to Avimelekh.
And he took the people and he divided them to three heads and he laid in wait in the field. And he saw, and behold the people coming from the city, and he rose ones on them, and he struck them.
And Avimelekh and the heads whom with him they spread out and they stood opening of gate of the city, and twos of the heads they spread out on all of whom in the field and they struck them.
And Avimelekh he fought over the city all of the day the he and he captured the city, and the people whom in the her he killed, and he broke down the city and he sowed her salt.
And they heard, all of ones being lord of tower of Sh'khem, and they went in to cellar of house of El B'rit.
And they made known to Avimelekh that they gathered, all of ones being lord of tower of Sh'khem.
And he went up, Avimelekh, mount of Tsal'mon, he and all of the people whom with him, and he took, Avimelekh, the axes in hand of him and he cut branch of trees, and he took up her and he put on shoulder of him, and he said to the people whom with him: 'What you saw I did, be swift do like the the me.'
And they cut also, all of the people, each branch of him, and they went ones being after of Avimelekh, and they put on the cellar, and they made burn ones on them, the cellar, with the fire; and they died also all of men of tower of Sh'khem about thousand man and woman.
And he went, Avimelekh, to Tevets and he encamped on Tevets and he captured her.
And tower of strength he was in midst of the city, and they fled to there all of the men, and the women, and ones being lord of the city, and they shut up behind of them, and they went up on roof of the tower.
And he came in, Avimelekh, to the tower and he fought with him, and he came near to opening of the tower to burn him with the fire.
And she cast down, woman one, piece of millstone on head of Avimelekh, and she crushed skull of him.
And he called being quick to the one being young, one bearing articles of him, and he said to him: 'Draw sword of you and kill me, lest they say of me: Woman she killed him.' And he pierced him, one being young of him, and he died.
And they saw, man of Yis'ra'el, that he died, Avimelekh, and they went, each, to place of him.
And he made turn back, Elohim, being evil of Avimelekh that he did to father of him to kill seventies brothers of him.
And all of being evil of men of Sh'khem he made turn back, Elohim, on head of them, and she came in ones on them, being cursed of Yotam, son of Y'ruba'al.
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