1 Chronicles 12:16
Good News Translation
Once a group of men from the tribes of Benjamin and Judah went out to the fort where David was.

Contemporary English Version
One time a group of men from the tribes of Benjamin and Judah went to the fortress where David was staying.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there came also of the men of Benjamin, and of Juda to the hold, in which David abode.

New American Bible
Some Benjaminites and Judahites also came to David at the stronghold.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And there came also of the men of Benjamin, and of Juda to the hold, in which David abode.

the children

1 Chronicles 12:2 Bending the bow, and using either hand in hurling stones with slings, and shooting arrows: of the brethren of Saul of Benjamin.

the hold

1 Chronicles 12:8 From Gaddi also there went over to David, when he lay hid in the wilderness most valiant men, and excellent warriors, holding shield and spear: whose faces were like the faces of a lion, and they were swift like the roebucks on the mountains.

Context
The Mighty Men Join David at Ziklag
15These are they who passed over the Jordan in the first month, when it is used to flow over its banks: and they put to flight all that dwelt in the valleys both toward the east and toward the west. 16And there came also of the men of Benjamin, and of Juda to the hold, in which David abode.17And David went out to meet them, and said: If you are come peaceably to me to help me, let my heart be joined to you: but if you plot against me for my enemies whereas I have no iniquity in my hands, let the God of our fathers see, and judge.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 22:7
He said to his servants that stood about him: Hear me now, ye sons of Jemini: will the son of Isai give every one of you fields, and vineyards, and make you all tribunes, and centurions:

1 Chronicles 12:15
These are they who passed over the Jordan in the first month, when it is used to flow over its banks: and they put to flight all that dwelt in the valleys both toward the east and toward the west.

1 Chronicles 12:17
And David went out to meet them, and said: If you are come peaceably to me to help me, let my heart be joined to you: but if you plot against me for my enemies whereas I have no iniquity in my hands, let the God of our fathers see, and judge.

Additional Translations
Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold.And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold to David.

And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold unto David.

And there came some of the sons of Benjamin and Juda to the assistance of David.

And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold to David.

And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold unto David.

And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold to David.

There came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold to David.

And there come of the sons of Benjamin and Judah unto the stronghold to David,
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