9:49 So each of his men also cut off a branch and followed Abimelech. They put the branches107 against the stronghold and set fire to it.108 All the people109 of the Tower of Shechem died—about a thousand men and women.
tn The words “the branches” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
tn Heb “they kindled over them the stronghold with fire.”
tn Or “men,” but the word seems to have a more general sense here, as the conclusion to the sentence suggests.