9:48 He and all his men102 went up on Mount Zalmon. He103 took an ax104 in his hand and cut off a tree branch. He put it105 on his shoulder and said to his men, “Quickly, do what you have just seen me do!”106
tn Heb “his people.”
tn Heb “Abimelech.” The proper name has been replaced with the pronoun (“he”) due to considerations of English style.
tn The Hebrew text has the plural here.
tn Heb “he lifted it and put [it].”
tn Heb “What you have seen me do, quickly do like me.”