Contributed by John Lowe on Jan 17, 2020
Gaal’s aim was not to regain Shechem's liberty, but instead, to change their tyrant: "O that this people were under my hand! What I would do!—I would remove Abimelech from his kingly office, and rid Shechem of him, and all the country round about, and indeed remove him out of the world.
Gaal’s Call to Rebellion [Judges 9.26-9.29]
Scripture: Judges 9:26-29 (KJV)
26 And Gaal the son of Ebed came with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence in him.
27 And they went out into the fields, and gathered their vineyards, and