1 Chronicles 12:22
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New International Version
Day after day men came to help David, until he had a great army, like the army of God.

King James Bible
For at that time day by day there came to David to help him, until it was a great host, like the host of God.

Darby Bible Translation
For day by day there came [men] to David to help him, until it was a great camp, like the camp of God.

World English Bible
For from day to day men came to David to help him, until there was a great army, like the army of God.

Young's Literal Translation
for at that time, day by day, they come in unto David to help him, till it is a great camp, like a camp of God.

1 Chronicles 12:22 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Like the host of God - "That is, a very numerous army; like the army of the angel of God." - T.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

day by day

2 Samuel 2:2-4 So David went up thither, and his two wives also, Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, and Abigail Nabal's wife the Carmelite...

2 Samuel 3:1 Now there was long war between the house of Saul and the house of David: but David waxed stronger and stronger...

Job 17:9 The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that has clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

like the host of God That is, says the Targumist, a very numerous army, like the army of the angel of God

Genesis 32:2 And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim.

Joshua 5:14 And he said, No; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship...

Psalm 148:2 Praise you him, all his angels: praise you him, all his hosts.

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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)

Cross References
Genesis 32:2
When Jacob saw them, he said, "This is the camp of God!" So he named that place Mahanaim.

Joshua 5:13
Now when Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, "Are you for us or for our enemies?"

1 Samuel 29:10
Now get up early, along with your master's servants who have come with you, and leave in the morning as soon as it is light."

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