|New International Version (© 2011)|
He handed them over to the Gibeonites, who killed them and exposed their bodies on a hill before the LORD. All seven of them fell together; they were put to death during the first days of the harvest, just as the barley harvest was beginning.
King James Bible
And he delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them in the hill before the LORD: and they fell all seven together, and were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, in the beginning of barley harvest.
American Standard Version
And he delivered them into the hands of the Gibeonites, and they hanged them in the mountain before Jehovah, and they fell all'seven together. And they were put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, at the beginning of barley harvest.
Young's Literal Translation
and giveth them into the hand of the Gibeonites, and they hang them in the hill before Jehovah; and the seven fall together, and they have been put to death in the days of harvest, in the first days, the commencement of barley-harvest.
2 Samuel 21:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the beginning of barley harvest - This happened in Judea about the vernal equinox, or the 21st of March.
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in the beginning This happened in Judea about the vernal equinox, or
21st of March.
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2 Samuel 21:9 Parallel CommentariesBarley Beginning Death Delivered Exposed Fell First Gibeonites Gib'eonites Handed Hands Hanged Harvest Hill Killed Mountain Perished Seven TogetherBarley Beginning Death Delivered Exposed Fell First Gibeonites Gib'eonites Handed Hands Hanged Harvest Hill Killed Mountain Perished Seven TogetherTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Exodus 9:31 (The flax and barley were destroyed, since the barley had headed and the flax was in bloom.
Exodus 9:32 The wheat and spelt, however, were not destroyed, because they ripen later.)