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Judges 9:7-9

7-9When this was all told to Jotham, he climbed to the top of Mount Gerizim, raised his voice, and shouted:

Listen to me, leaders of Shechem.

And let God listen to you!

The trees set out one day

to anoint a king for themselves.

They said to Olive Tree,

"Rule over us."

But Olive Tree told them,

"Am I no longer good for making oil

That gives glory to gods and men,

and to be demoted to waving over trees?"

10-11The trees then said to Fig Tree,

"You come and rule over us."

But Fig Tree said to them,

"Am I no longer good for making sweets,

My mouthwatering sweet fruits,

and to be demoted to waving over trees?"