Umm, you have a clutch override switch.
Make sure it's in neutral, turn the switch on and try it.
Only other thing it may be is a starter starting to go bad on you.
97 Sahara, 74 Renegade, 72 CJ5, 55 Willy's (the Beast) Boss 302, 6:34 gearing, Bose 901 speakers.
God I miss that Jeep. Forgot the kinda Jeep, 80 SX4.