King James Version
And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.
Darby Bible Translation
And they left their images there, and David and his men took them away.
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.
2 Samuel 5:21 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
burned...: or, took them away
And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.2 Samuel 5:21 Parallel Commentaries
The life of David is naturally divided into epochs, of which we may avail ourselves for the more ready arrangement of our material. These are--his early years up to his escape from the court of Saul, his exile, the prosperous beginning of his reign, his sin and penitence, his flight before Absalom's rebellion, and the darkened end. We have but faint incidental traces of his life up to his anointing by Samuel, with which the narrative in the historical books opens. But perhaps the fact that the story …
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David
God's Strange Work
1 Chronicles 14:12
And when they had left their gods there, David gave a commandment, and they were burned with fire.
They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves are gone into captivity.
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