1 Chronicles 12:24
New International Version
from Judah, carrying shield and spear—6,800 armed for battle;

New Living Translation
From the tribe of Judah, there were 6,800 warriors armed with shields and spears.

English Standard Version
The men of Judah bearing shield and spear were 6,800 armed troops.

Berean Study Bible
From Judah: 6,800 armed troops bearing shields and spears.

King James Bible
The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.

New King James Version
of the sons of Judah bearing shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred armed for war;

New American Standard Bible
The sons of Judah who carried shield and spear numbered 6,800, equipped for war.

NASB 1995
The sons of Judah who bore shield and spear were 6,800, equipped for war.

NASB 1977
The sons of Judah who bore shield and spear were 6,800, equipped for war.

Amplified Bible
Those of the tribe of Judah who carried shield and spear were 6,800, armed for war;

Christian Standard Bible
From the Judahites: 6,800 armed troops bearing shields and spears.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From the Judahites: 6,800 armed troops bearing shields and spears.

American Standard Version
The children of Judah that bare shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The sons of Yehuda, the bearers of shields and those wielding spears, six thousand and eight hundred mighty men of the army.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The sons of Juda, bearing shields and spears, six thousand and eight hundred mighty in war.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sons of Juda bearing shield and spear, six thousand eight hundred well appointed to war.

International Standard Version
The army of Judah, equipped with both shields and spears, numbered 6,800 warriors,

JPS Tanakh 1917
The children of Judah that bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

Literal Standard Version
The sons of Judah, carrying buckler and spear, [are] six thousand and eight hundred, armed ones of the host.

New American Bible
Judahites bearing shields and spears: six thousand eight hundred armed troops.

NET Bible
From Judah came 6,800 trained warriors carrying shields and spears.

New Revised Standard Version
The people of Judah bearing shield and spear numbered six thousand eight hundred armed troops.

New Heart English Bible
The people of Judah who bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

World English Bible
The children of Judah who bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, armed for war.

Young's Literal Translation
The sons of Judah, bearing target and spear, are six thousand and eight hundred, armed ones of the host.

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Army Grows at Hebron
23Now these are the numbers of men armed for battle who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul’s kingdom over to him, in accordance with the word of the LORD: 24From Judah: 6,800 armed troops bearing shields and spears. 25From Simeon: 7,100 mighty men of valor, ready for battle.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 12:23
Now these are the numbers of men armed for battle who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul's kingdom over to him, in accordance with the word of the LORD:

1 Chronicles 12:25
From Simeon: 7,100 mighty men of valor, ready for battle.


Treasury of Scripture

The children of Judah that bore shield and spear were six thousand and eight hundred, ready armed to the war.

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(24) The sons of Judah.--The following list proceeds from south to north, and then passes over to the trans-Jordanic tribes.

That bare shield and spear.--Comp. 1Chronicles 12:8.

Ready armed to the war.--Equipped for war fare. The tribe of Judah, which had acknowledged the sovereignty of David for the last seven years, had no need to appear in full force on the occasion of his recognition by the other tribes.

Verses 24, 25. - David had already found friends and adherents in these two southern tribes of Judah and Simeon.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
From the Judahites:
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

6,800
שֵׁ֧שֶׁת (šê·šeṯ)
Number - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8337: Six (a cardinal number)

armed
חֲלוּצֵ֥י (ḥă·lū·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine plural construct
Strong's 2502: To pull off, to strip, to depart, to deliver, equip, present, strengthen

troops
צָבָֽא׃ (ṣā·ḇā)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

bearing
נֹשְׂאֵ֥י (nō·śə·’ê)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5375: To lift, carry, take

shields
צִנָּ֖ה (ṣin·nāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 6793: A hook, a, shield, cold

and spears.
וָרֹ֑מַח (wā·rō·maḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7420: A lance, the iron point


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