2 Samuel 5:25
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New American Standard Bible
Then David did so, just as the LORD had commanded him, and struck down the Philistines from Geba as far as Gezer.

King James Bible
And David did so, as the LORD had commanded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba until thou come to Gazer.

Darby Bible Translation
And David did so, as Jehovah had commanded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba until thou comest to Gezer.

World English Bible
David did so, as Yahweh commanded him, and struck the Philistines from Geba until you come to Gezer.

Young's Literal Translation
And David doth so, as Jehovah commanded him, and smiteth the Philistines from Geba unto thy coming to Gazer.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Geba - Better, as in marginal reference "Gibeon." Gazer should be "Gezer" (Joshua 10:33, etc.); it lay between the nether Bethhoron and the sea; on the direct route therefore which the Philistines, fleeing from Gibeon, would take. The exact site has now been identified (1 Kings 9:16).

2 Samuel 5:25 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Early Days
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

The Quotation in Matt. Ii. 6.
Several interpreters, Paulus especially, have asserted that the interpretation of Micah which is here given, was that of the Sanhedrim only, and not of the Evangelist, who merely recorded what happened and was said. But this assertion is at once refuted when we consider the object which Matthew has in view in his entire representation of the early life of Jesus. His object in recording the early life of Jesus is not like that of Luke, viz., to communicate historical information to his readers.
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 12:12
the king of Eglon, one; the king of Gezer, one;

Joshua 21:21
They gave them Shechem, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, in the hill country of Ephraim, and Gezer with its pasture lands,

Isaiah 28:21
For the LORD will rise up as at Mount Perazim, He will be stirred up as in the valley of Gibeon, To do His task, His unusual task, And to work His work, His extraordinary work.

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