1 Samuel 30:2
New International Version
and had taken captive the women and everyone else in it, both young and old. They killed none of them, but carried them off as they went on their way.

New Living Translation
They had carried off the women and children and everyone else but without killing anyone.

English Standard Version
and taken captive the women and all who were in it, both small and great. They killed no one, but carried them off and went their way.

Berean Study Bible
They had taken captive the women and all who were there, both young and old. They had not killed anyone, but had carried them off as they went on their way.

New American Standard Bible
and they took captive the women and all who were in it, both small and great, without killing anyone, and carried them off and went their way.

King James Bible
And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or small, but carried them away, and went on their way.

Christian Standard Bible
They also had kidnapped the women and everyone in it from youngest to oldest. They had killed no one but had carried them off as they went on their way.

Contemporary English Version
and had taken away the women and children.

Good News Translation
and captured all the women; they had not killed anyone, but had taken everyone with them when they left.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They also had kidnapped the women and everyone in it from the youngest to the oldest. They had killed no one but had carried them off as they went on their way.

International Standard Version
They took the women in it captive, from young to old. They did not kill anyone. Instead, they carried them off and went on their way.

NET Bible
They took captive the women who were in it, from the youngest to the oldest, but they did not kill anyone. They simply carried them off and went on their way.

New Heart English Bible
and had taken captive the women who were in it, both small and great. They did not kill any, but carried them off, and went their way.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Although they captured the young and old women who were there, they killed no one. Instead, they had taken [the women and other prisoners] and gone away.

JPS Tanakh 1917
and had taken captive the women and all that were therein, both small and great; they slew not any, but carried them off, and went their way.

New American Standard 1977
and they took captive the women and all who were in it, both small and great, without killing anyone, and carried them off and went their way.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they had taken the women captives that were therein, from the youngest to the oldest; they did not kill any but carried them away and went on their way.

King James 2000 Bible
And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or small, but carried them away, and went on their way.

American King James Version
And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or small, but carried them away, and went on their way.

American Standard Version
and had taken captive the women and all that were therein, both small and great: they slew not any, but carried them off, and went their way.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And as to the women and all things that were in it, great and small, they slew neither man nor woman, but carried them captives, and went on their way.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And had taken the women captives that were in it, both little and great: and they had not killed any person, but had carried them with them, and went on their way.

Darby Bible Translation
and had taken the women captives that were in it; both great and small: they had put none to death, but had carried them off, and went on their way.

English Revised Version
and had taken captive the women and all that were therein, both small and great: they slew not any, but carried them off, and went their way.

Webster's Bible Translation
And had taken the women captives that were in it, they slew not any, either great or small, but carried them away, and went on their way.

World English Bible
and had taken captive the women and all who were therein, both small and great. They didn't kill any, but carried them off, and went their way.

Young's Literal Translation
and they take captive the women who are in it; from small unto great they have not put any one to death, and they lead away, and go on their way.
Study Bible
The Amalekites Raid Ziklag
1On the third day David and his men arrived in Ziklag, and the Amalekites had raided the Negev, attacked Ziklag, and burned it down. 2They had taken captive the women and all who were there, both young and old. They had not killed anyone, but had carried them off as they went on their way. 3When David and his men came to the city, they found it burned down and their wives and sons and daughters taken captive.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 27:11
David did not leave a man or woman alive to be brought to Gath, for he said, "Otherwise they will report us, saying, 'This is what David did.'" And this was David's custom the whole time he lived in Philistine territory.

1 Samuel 30:3
When David and his men came to the city, they found it burned down and their wives and sons and daughters taken captive.

Treasury of Scripture

And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or small, but carried them away, and went on their way.

slew not

1 Samuel 30:19
And there was nothing lacking to them, neither small nor great, neither sons nor daughters, neither spoil, nor any thing that they had taken to them: David recovered all.

1 Samuel 27:11
And David saved neither man nor woman alive, to bring tidings to Gath, saying, Lest they should tell on us, saying, So did David, and so will be his manner all the while he dwelleth in the country of the Philistines.

Job 38:11
And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?







Lexicon
They had taken captive
וַיִּשְׁבּ֨וּ (way·yiš·bū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7617: To transport into captivity

the women
הַנָּשִׁ֤ים (han·nā·šîm)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

and all who were
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

there,
בָּהּ֙ (bāh)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew

both young
מִקָּטֹ֣ן (miq·qā·ṭōn)
Preposition-m | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6996: Small, young, unimportant

and
וְעַד־ (wə·‘aḏ-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

old.
גָּד֔וֹל (gā·ḏō·wl)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1419: Great, older, insolent

They had not killed
הֵמִ֖יתוּ (hê·mî·ṯū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

anyone,
אִ֑ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

but had carried them off
וַיִּֽנְהֲג֔וּ (way·yin·hă·ḡū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5090: To drive forth, lead, carry away, to proceed, to sigh

as they went
וַיֵּלְכ֖וּ (way·yê·lə·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

on their way.
לְדַרְכָּֽם׃ (lə·ḏar·kām)
Preposition-l | Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action
(2) They slew not any.--There was no one in the hapless city to resist the attack of the fierce sons of the desert. David--never dreaming of the sudden invasion--had marched with Achish, accompanied by his whole force. The Amalekites slew none of their captives; they were, we read, women and children. These possessed a marketable value, and were carried off to be sold into slavery, probably in Egypt, with which country the Amalekites, as neighbours, had constant dealings. We read a few verses on specially of an Egyptian slave in the army.

Verses 2-5. - They slew not any. No resistance was made, as the men of war were all away. It was probably for thus leaving their wives and families absolutely defenceless that David's people were so angry with him. As we are told in 1 Samuel 27:3 that the refugees with David had brought each his household with him into the Philistine territory, the number of women must have been large. The Amalekites spared their lives, not because they were more merciful than David, but because women and children were valuable as slaves. All the best would be picked out, and sent probably to Egypt for sale. 30:1-6 When we go abroad in the way of our duty, we may comfortably hope that God will take care of our families in our absence, but not otherwise. If, when we come off a journey, we find our abode in peace, and not laid waste, as David here found his, let the Lord be praised for it. David's men murmured against him. Great faith must expect such severe trials. But, observe, that David was brought thus low, only just before he was raised to the throne. When things are at the worst with the church and people of God, then they begin to mend. David encouraged himself in the Lord his God. His men fretted at their loss, the soul of the people was bitter; their own discontent and impatience added to the affliction and misery. But David bore it better, though he had more reason than any of them to lament it. They gave liberty to their passions, but he set his graces to work; and while they dispirited each other, he, by encouraging himself in God, kept his spirit calm. Those who have taken the Lord for their God, may take encouragement from him in the worst times.
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