New International Version
At that time David was in the stronghold, and the Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem.
King James Bible
And David was then in an hold, and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
Darby Bible Translation
And David was then in the stronghold; and the Philistines' garrison was then at Bethlehem.
World English Bible
David was then in the stronghold; and the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
Young's Literal Translation
and David is then in a fortress, and the station of the Philistines is then in Beth-Lehem,
2 Samuel 23:14 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And three of the thirty - The word שלשים shalishim, which we translate thirty, probably signifies an office or particular description of men. Of these shalishim we have here thirty-seven, and it can scarcely be said with propriety that we have thirty-seven out of thirty; and besides, in the parallel place, 1 Chronicles 11:11-47, there are sixteen added. The captains over Pharaoh's chariots are termed שלשים shalishim, Exodus 14:7.
The Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim - This is the same war which is spoken of 2 Samuel 5:17, etc.
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'Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said, 2. The Spirit of the Lord spake by me, and His word was in my tongue. 3. The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. 4. And he shall be as the light of the morning, when the sun riseth, even a morning without clouds; as the tender grass springing …
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1 Samuel 13:23
Now a detachment of Philistines had gone out to the pass at Mikmash.
1 Samuel 22:4
So he left them with the king of Moab, and they stayed with him as long as David was in the stronghold.
1 Samuel 22:5
But the prophet Gad said to David, "Do not stay in the stronghold. Go into the land of Judah." So David left and went to the forest of Hereth.
2 Samuel 5:17
When the Philistines heard that David had been anointed king over Israel, they went up in full force to search for him, but David heard about it and went down to the stronghold.
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