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14 “Then all the trees finally turned to the thorn bush. ‘You be our king!’ they explained.

15 “And the thorn bush replied, ‘If you really want me, come and humble yourselves beneath my shade! If you refuse, let fire flame forth from me and burn down the great cedars of Lebanon!’

16 “Now make sure that you have done the right thing in making Abimelech your king, that you have done right by Gideon and all of his descendants.

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