1 Chronicles 14:17
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New International Version
So David's fame spread throughout every land, and the LORD made all the nations fear him.

King James Bible
And the fame of David went out into all lands; and the LORD brought the fear of him upon all nations.

Darby Bible Translation
And the fame of David went out into all lands; and Jehovah brought the fear of him upon all the nations.

World English Bible
The fame of David went out into all lands; and Yahweh brought the fear of him on all nations.

Young's Literal Translation
and the name of David goeth out into all the lands, and Jehovah hath put his fear on all the nations.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Into all lands - That is, all the surrounding or neighboring lands and nations, for no others can possibly be intended.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

fame of David

Joshua 6:27 So the LORD was with Joshua; and his fame was noised throughout all the country.

2 Chronicles 26:8 And the Ammonites gave gifts to Uzziah: and his name spread abroad even to the entering in of Egypt...

Psalm 18:44 As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves to me.

the fear of him

Exodus 15:14-16 The people shall hear, and be afraid: sorrow shall take hold on the inhabitants of Palestina...

Deuteronomy 2:25 This day will I begin to put the dread of you and the fear of you on the nations that are under the whole heaven...

Deuteronomy 11:25 There shall no man be able to stand before you...

Joshua 2:9-11 And she said to the men, I know that the LORD has given you the land, and that your terror is fallen on us...

Joshua 9:24 And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told your servants...

God's Strange Work
'That He may do His work, His strange work; and bring to pass His act, His strange act.'--ISAIAH xxviii. 21. How the great events of one generation fall dead to another! There is something very pathetic in the oblivion that swallows up world- resounding deeds. Here the prophet selects two instances which to him are solemn and singular examples of divine judgment, and we have difficulty in finding out to what he refers. To him they seemed the most luminous illustrations he could find of the principle
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Exodus 15:14
The nations will hear and tremble; anguish will grip the people of Philistia.

Deuteronomy 2:25
This very day I will begin to put the terror and fear of you on all the nations under heaven. They will hear reports of you and will tremble and be in anguish because of you."

1 Chronicles 14:16
So David did as God commanded him, and they struck down the Philistine army, all the way from Gibeon to Gezer.

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