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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CommentaryClarke'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.
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LibraryGod'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
The nations will hear and tremble; anguish will grip the people of Philistia.
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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