Later traditions continue to extol the slaughter of the Shechemites as a pious duty.
But his success was short-lived, and the subsequent discord between Abimelech and the Shechemites was regarded as a just reward for his atrocious massacre.
Another account tells of marauding bands of Shechemites which disturbed the district.
9) indicates a possible alliance with Shechemites, and xxxv.
There is even some polemic against marriage with Shechemites (xxxiv.; more emphatic in Jub.
The same agency produces discord between Abimelech and the Shechemites (Judges ix.