2 Samuel 18:7
Good News Translation
The Israelites were defeated by David's men; it was a terrible defeat, with twenty thousand men killed that day.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the people of Israel were defeated there by David's army, and a great slaughter was made that day of twenty thousand men.

New American Bible
The forces of Israel were defeated by David’s servants, and the casualties there that day were heavy—twenty thousand men.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the people of Israel were defeated there by David's army, and a great slaughter was made that day of twenty thousand men.

the people

2 Samuel 2:17 And there was a very fierce battle that day: and Abner was put to flight, with the men of Israel, by the servants of David.

2 Samuel 15:6 And this he did to all Israel that came for judgment, to be heard by the king, and he enticed the hearts of the men of Israel.

2 Samuel 19:41-43 Therefore all the men of Israel running together to the king, said to him: Why have our brethren the men of Juda stolen thee away, and have brought the king and his household over the Jordan, and all the men of David with him? . . .

a great

Proverbs 11:21 A golden ring in a swine's snout, a woman fair and foolish.

Proverbs 24:21 My son, fear the Lord, and the king: and have nothing to do with detractors.

twenty thousand

2 Samuel 2:26,31 And Abner cried out to Joab, and said: Shall thy sword rage unto utter destruction? knowest thou not that it is dangerous to drive people to despair? how long dost thou defer to bid the people cease from pursuing after their brethren? . . .

2 Chronicles 13:16,17 And the children of Israel fled before Juda, and the Lord delivered them into their hand. . . .

2 Chronicles 28:6 For Phacee the son of Romelia slew of Juda a hundred and twenty thousand in one day, all valiant men, because they had forsaken the Lord the God of their fathers.

Context
Absalom Killed
6So the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was fought in the forest of Ephraim. 7And the people of Israel were defeated there by David's army, and a great slaughter was made that day of twenty thousand men.8And the battle there was scattered over the face of all the country, and there were many more of the people whom the forest consumed, than whom the sword devoured that day.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 18:6
So the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was fought in the forest of Ephraim.

2 Samuel 18:8
And the battle there was scattered over the face of all the country, and there were many more of the people whom the forest consumed, than whom the sword devoured that day.

Psalm 144:10
Who givest salvation to kings: who hast redeemed thy servant David from the malicious sword:

Additional Translations
There the people of Israel were defeated by David’s servants, and the slaughter was great that day—twenty thousand men.Where the people of Israel were slain before the servants of David, and there was there a great slaughter that day of twenty thousand men.

And the people of Israel were smitten there before the servants of David, and there was a great slaughter there that day of twenty thousand men.

And the people of Israel fell down there before the servants of David, and there was a great slaughter in that day, even twenty thousand men.

And the people of Israel were routed before the servants of David, and there was a great slaughter there that day: twenty thousand men.

And the people of Israel were smitten there before the servants of David, and there was a great slaughter there that day of twenty thousand men.

Where the people of Israel were slain before the servants of David, and there was there a great slaughter that day of twenty thousand men.

The people of Israel were struck there before the servants of David, and there was a great slaughter there that day of twenty thousand men.

and smitten there are the people of Israel before the servants of David, and the smiting there is great on that day -- twenty thousand;
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