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Judges 9:22

    Judges 9:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When Abimelech had reigned three years over Israel,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When Abimelech had reigned three years over Israel,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Abimelech was prince over Israel three years.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Abimelech was chief over Israel for three years.

    Webster's Revision

    And Abimelech was prince over Israel three years.

    World English Bible

    Abimelech was prince over Israel three years.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Abimelech was prince over Israel three years.

    Barnes' Notes on Judges 9:22

    Had reigned - Rather, "had ruled." It is not the phrase used in Judges 9:6. It looks as if the Shechemites alone had made him king, and the rest of Israel had submitted to his dominion, without allowing his title of king.