1 Chronicles 11:13
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English Standard Version
He was with David at Pas-dammim when the Philistines were gathered there for battle. There was a plot of ground full of barley, and the men fled from the Philistines.

King James Bible
He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where was a parcel of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.

American Standard Version
He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where was a plot of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He was with David in Phesdomim, when the Philistines were gathered to that place to battle: and the field of that country was full of barley, and the people fled from before the Philistines.

English Revised Version
He was with David at Pasdammim, and there the Philistines were gathered together to battle, where was a plot of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.

Webster's Bible Translation
He was with David at Pas-dammim, and there the Philistines were gathered to battle, where was a parcel of ground full of barley; and the people fled from before the Philistines.

1 Chronicles 11:13 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The capture of the citadel of Zion, and Jerusalem chosen to be the royal residence under the name of the city of David; cf. 2 Samuel 5:6-10, and the commentary on this section at that place. - יחיּה, 1 Chronicles 11:8, to make alive, is used here, as in Nehemiah 4:2, of the rebuilding of ruins. The general remark, 1 Chronicles 11:9, "and David increased continually in might," etc., opens the way for the transition to the history of David's reign which follows. As a proof of his increasing greatness, there follows in

1 Chronicles 11:13 Parallel Commentaries

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Pas-dammim Ephes-dammim is here called Pas-dammim, by aphaeresis

1 Samuel 17:1 Now the Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which belongs to Judah...

Ephes-dammim
a parcel In Samuel it is, `a piece of ground full of {lentiles}' and there is probably a mistake of {seorim} `barley,' for {adashim}, `lentiles.' or vice-versa. Some, however, think there were both lentiles and barley in the field, which is not unlikely.

Cross References
1 Samuel 17:1
Now the Philistines gathered their armies for battle. And they were gathered at Socoh, which belongs to Judah, and encamped between Socoh and Azekah, in Ephes-dammim.

2 Samuel 23:10
He rose and struck down the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand clung to the sword. And the LORD brought about a great victory that day, and the men returned after him only to strip the slain.

2 Samuel 23:11
And next to him was Shammah, the son of Agee the Hararite. The Philistines gathered together at Lehi, where there was a plot of ground full of lentils, and the men fled from the Philistines.

2 Samuel 23:12
But he took his stand in the midst of the plot and defended it and struck down the Philistines, and the LORD worked a great victory.

1 Chronicles 11:14
But he took his stand in the midst of the plot and defended it and killed the Philistines. And the LORD saved them by a great victory.

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