2 Samuel 5:21
New International Version
The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men carried them off.

New Living Translation
The Philistines had abandoned their idols there, so David and his men confiscated them.

English Standard Version
And the Philistines left their idols there, and David and his men carried them away.

Berean Study Bible
There the Philistines abandoned their idols, and David and his men carried them away.

New American Standard Bible
They abandoned their idols there, so David and his men carried them away.

New King James Version
And they left their images there, and David and his men carried them away.

King James Bible
And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.

Christian Standard Bible
The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men carried them off.

Contemporary English Version
David and his troops also carried away the idols that the Philistines had left behind.

Good News Translation
When the Philistines fled, they left their idols behind, and David and his men carried them away.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men carried them off.

International Standard Version
The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his army carried them off.

NET Bible
The Philistines abandoned their idols there, and David and his men picked them up.

New Heart English Bible
And they abandoned their idols there; and David and his men took them away.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Philistines left their idols there, so David and his men carried the idols away.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they left their images there, and David and his men took them away.

New American Standard 1977
And they abandoned their idols there, so David and his men carried them away.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And they left their images there, and David and his men burned them.

King James 2000 Bible
And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.

American King James Version
And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.

American Standard Version
And they left their images there; and David and his men took them away.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they leave there their gods, and David and his men with him took them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they left there their idols: which David and his men took away.

Darby Bible Translation
And they left their images there, and David and his men took them away.

English Revised Version
And they left their images there, and David and his men took them away.

Webster's Bible Translation
And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.

World English Bible
They left their images there; and David and his men took them away.

Young's Literal Translation
And they forsake there their idols, and David and his men lift them up.
Study Bible
Two Victories over the Philistines
20So David went to Baal-perazim, where he defeated the Philistines and said, “Like a bursting flood, the LORD has burst out against my enemies before me.” So he called that place Baal-perazim. 21There the Philistines abandoned their idols, and David and his men carried them away. 22Once again the Philistines came up and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim.…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 14:12
There the Philistines abandoned their gods, and David ordered that they be burned in the fire.

Isaiah 46:2
The gods cower; they crouch together, unable to relieve the burden; but they themselves go into captivity.

Treasury of Scripture

And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.

David

Deuteronomy 7:5,25
But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire…

1 Samuel 5:2-6
When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon…

1 Chronicles 14:11,12
So they came up to Baalperazim; and David smote them there. Then David said, God hath broken in upon mine enemies by mine hand like the breaking forth of waters: therefore they called the name of that place Baalperazim…

burned them.

Isaiah 46:1,2
Bel boweth down, Nebo stoopeth, their idols were upon the beasts, and upon the cattle: your carriages were heavy loaden; they are a burden to the weary beast

Jeremiah 43:12
And I will kindle a fire in the houses of the gods of Egypt; and he shall burn them, and carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment; and he shall go forth from thence in peace.







Lexicon
There
שָׁ֖ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 8033: There, then, thither

the Philistines abandoned
וַיַּעַזְבוּ־ (way·ya·‘az·ḇū-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5800: To loosen, relinquish, permit

their idols,
עֲצַבֵּיהֶ֑ם (‘ă·ṣab·bê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6091: An, image

and David
דָּוִ֖ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

and his men
וַאֲנָשָֽׁיו׃ (wa·’ă·nā·šāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 582: Man, mankind

carried them away.
וַיִּשָּׂאֵ֥ם (way·yiś·śā·’êm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take
(21) Their images.--The Philistines took their idols with them to battle, as the Israelites had formerly taken the ark, and the suddenness and completeness of their defeat is shown by their leaving them on the field. The statement that David "burned" them is taken from 1Chronicles 14:12, the Hebrew here being simply "took them away." (See Deuteronomy 7:5.)

Verse 21. - They left their images. This is a further proof of the suddenness of the attack, and the completeness of the Philistine discomfiture. For images we find "gods" in the parallel place in 1 Chronicles 14:12, and the word used here is rendered "idols" in 1 Samuel 31:9. As the Philistines supposed that these images of their deities would ensure their victory, they would set great store by them, as the Israelites did by the ark (1 Samuel 4:4), and the French by the oriflamme. Their capture, therefore, was a feat as great as the winning of the eagle of a Roman legion. David and his men burned them; Hebrew, took them away. This translation of the Authorized Version, made to force the words into verbal agreement with 1 Chronicles 14:12, is utterly indefensible; and, like most wrong things, it is absurd. The Bible cannot be improved by frauds, and really the two narratives complete one another. David and his men carried off these images as trophies, just as the Philistines carried off the ark (1 Samuel 4:11). But the ark proved mightier than the Philistine gods, and in terror the people restored it to Israel. But no avenging hand interfered to rescue these gods, and, after being paraded in triumph, they were made into a bonfire. 5:17-25 The Philistines considered not that David had the presence of God with him, which Saul had forfeited and lost. The kingdom of the Messiah, as soon as it was set up in the world, was thus attacked by the powers of darkness. The heathen raged, and the kings of the earth set themselves to oppose it; but all in vain, Ps 2:1, etc. The destruction will turn, as this did, upon Satan's own kingdom. David owns dependence on God for victory; and refers himself to the good pleasure of God, Wilt thou do it? The assurance God has given us of victory over our spiritual enemies, should encourage us in our spiritual conflicts. David waited till God moved; he stirred then, but not till then. He was trained up in dependence on God and his providence. God performed his promise, and David failed not to improve his advantages. When the kingdom of the Messiah was to be set up, the apostles, who were to beat down the devil's kingdom, must not attempt any thing till they received the promise of the Spirit; who came with a sound from heaven, as of a rushing, mighty wind, Ac 2:2.
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