1 Chronicles 12:14
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New International Version
These Gadites were army commanders; the least was a match for a hundred, and the greatest for a thousand.

King James Bible
These were of the sons of Gad, captains of the host: one of the least was over an hundred, and the greatest over a thousand.

Darby Bible Translation
These were of the sons of Gad, captains of the host: one of the least was over a hundred, and the greatest over a thousand.

World English Bible
These of the sons of Gad were captains of the army: he who was least was equal to one hundred, and the greatest to one thousand.

Young's Literal Translation
These are of the sons of Gad, heads of the host, one of a hundred is the least, and the greatest, of a thousand;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And were as swift as the roes - That swiftness was considered to be a grand accomplishment in a warrior, appears from all ancient writings which treat of military affairs.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

one of the least was over an hundred, and the greatest over a thousand. or, one that was least could resist an hundred, the greatest a thousand.

Leviticus 26:8 And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight...

Deuteronomy 32:30 How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?

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Drill and Enthusiasm
'[Men that] could keep rank, they were not of double heart.'--1 CHRON. xii. 33. These words come from the muster-roll of the hastily raised army that brought David up to Hebron and made him King. The catalogue abounds in brief characterisations of the qualities of each tribe's contingent. For example, Issachar had 'understanding of the times.' Our text is spoken of the warriors of Zebulon, who had left their hills and their flocks in the far north, and poured down from their seats by the blue waters
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Beneath his Banner
"Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse."--1 Chron. xii. 18. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 'Twixt God and thee but love shall be; 'Twixt earth and thee distrust and fear, 'Twixt sin and thee shall be hate and war; And hope shall be 'twixt Heaven and thee Till night is o'er.
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)

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