2 Samuel 18:1
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King James Version
And David numbered the people that were with him, and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them.

Darby Bible Translation
And David marshalled the people that were with him, and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them.

World English Bible
David numbered the people who were with him, and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them.

Young's Literal Translation
And David inspecteth the people who are with him, and setteth over them heads of thousands and heads of hundreds,

2 Samuel 18:1 Parallel
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Geneva Study Bible

And David {a} numbered the people that were with him, and set captains of thousands and captains of hundreds over them.

(a) For certain of the Reubenites, Gadites, and of the half tribe could not bear the insolence of the son against the father, and therefore joined with David.2 Samuel 18:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 18:25
And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Numbers 31:14
And Moses was wroth with the officers of the host, with the captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, which came from the battle.

1 Samuel 22:7
Then Saul said unto his servants that stood about him, Hear now, ye Benjamites; will the son of Jesse give every one of you fields and vineyards, and make you all captains of thousands, and captains of hundreds;

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