The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
JDG 9:44 And Abimelech, and the company that was with him, rushed
forward, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and the two
other companies ran upon all the people that were in the fields, and
JDG 9:45 And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he
took the city, and slew the people that was therein, and beat down the
city, and sowed it with salt.
JDG 9:46 And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they
entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.
JDG 9:47 And it was told Abimelech, that all the men of the tower of
Shechem were gathered together.
King James Bible