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Judges 9:4

They gave him seventy shekelsa of silver from the temple of Baal-Berith,m and Abimelek used it to hire reckless scoundrels,n who became his followers.

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Judges 9:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And they gave him seventy pieces of silver out of the house of Baal-berith with which Abimelech hired worthless and reckless fellows, who followed him.

Judges 9:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baal-berith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light persons, which followed him.

Judges 9:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

They gave him seventy silver coins from the temple of Baal-berith, which he used to hire some reckless troublemakers who agreed to follow him.

Judges 9:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

So they gave him seventy shekels of silver from the temple of Baal-Berith, with which Abimelech hired worthless and reckless men; and they followed him.

Judges 9:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

So the leaders of Shechem gave Abimelech about one and three-quarter pounds of silver from the temple of the god Baal-Berith. Abimelech used the silver to hire some worthless, reckless men, who followed him wherever he went.

Judges 9:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baal-berith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light fellows, who followed him.

Judges 9:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And they gave him seventy pieces of silver out of the house of Baal-Berith, and Abimelech hired with them vain and wanton men, and they followed him.

Judges 9:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

So they gave him 70 pieces of silver from the temple of Baal Berith. With the silver, Abimelech hired worthless and reckless men to follow him.

Judges 9:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

So they gave him 70 pieces of silver from the temple of Baal-berith. Abimelech hired worthless and reckless men with this money, and they followed him.

Judges 9:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

They gave him seventy pieces of silver out of the temple of Baal-berith with which Abimelech hired worthless and reckless fellows, who followed him.

Judges 9:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And they gave to him seventy pieces of silver from the temple of Baal-Berith, and Abimelech hired with them worthless and reckless men, and they followed him.

Judges 9:4 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

They gave him 28 ounces of silver. They had taken it from the temple of the god Baal-Berith. Abimelech used it to hire some men. They were wild. They weren’t good for anything. They became his followers.

Judges 9:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

They gave him seventy pieces of silver from the house of Baal-berith with which Abimelech hired worthless and reckless fellows, and they followed him.