|New International Version (© 2011)|
There Israel's troops were routed by David's men, and the casualties that day were great--twenty thousand men.
King James Bible
Where the people of Israel were slain before the servants of David, and there was there a great slaughter that day of twenty thousand men.
American Standard Version
And the people of Israel were smitten there before the servants of David, and there was a great slaughter there that day of twenty thousand men.
Young's Literal Translation
and smitten there are the people of Israel before the servants of David, and the smiting there is great on that day -- twenty thousand;
2 Samuel 18:7 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Twenty thousand men - Whether these were slain on the field of battle, or whether they were reckoned with those slain in the wood of Ephraim, we know not.
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2 Samuel 2:17 And there was a very sore battle that day; and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.
2 Samuel 15:6 And on this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the king for judgment: so Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel.
2 Samuel 19:41-43 And, behold, all the men of Israel came to the king, and said to the king, Why have our brothers the men of Judah stolen you away...
Proverbs 11:21 Though hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished: but the seed of the righteous shall be delivered.
Proverbs 24:21 My son, fear you the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:
2 Samuel 2:26,31 Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? know you not that it will be bitterness in the latter end...
2 Chronicles 13:16,17 And the children of Israel fled before Judah: and God delivered them into their hand...
2 Chronicles 28:6 For Pekah the son of Remaliah slew in Judah an hundred and twenty thousand in one day, which were all valiant men...
2 Samuel 18:7 Parallel CommentariesArmy Casualties David David's Defeated Destruction Great Israel Overcome Servants Slain Slaughter Smiting Smitten Struck Sword Thousand TwentyArmy Casualties David David's Defeated Destruction Great Israel Overcome Servants Slain Slaughter Smiting Smitten Struck Sword Thousand TwentyTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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2 Samuel 18:6 David's army marched out of the city to fight Israel, and the battle took place in the forest of Ephraim.
2 Samuel 18:8 The battle spread out over the whole countryside, and the forest swallowed up more men that day than the sword.
Psalm 144:10 to the One who gives victory to kings, who delivers his servant David. From the deadly sword