New International Version
David again brought together all the able young men of Israel--thirty thousand.
King James Bible
Again, David gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.
Darby Bible Translation
And David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.
World English Bible
David again gathered together all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand.
Young's Literal Translation
And David gathered again every chosen one in Israel, thirty thousand,
2 Samuel 6:1 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thirty thousand - This is supposed to have been a new levy; and thus he augmented his army by 30,000 fresh troops. The Septuagint has 70,000.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"From Beth-horon to Emmaus it was hilly."--It was sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem.--"To eight hundred only, dismissed the army, (Vespasian) gave a place, called Ammaus, for them to inhabit: it is sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem." I inquire, whether this word hath the same etymology with Emmaus near Tiberias, which, from the 'warm baths,' was called Chammath. The Jews certainly do write this otherwise... "The family (say they) of Beth-Pegarim, and Beth Zipperia was out of Emmaus."--The …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Excursus on the Present Teaching of the Latin and Greek Churches on the Subject.
I will accept nothing but what my men have eaten and the share that belongs to the men who went with me--to Aner, Eshkol and Mamre. Let them have their share."
1 Chronicles 13:5
So David assembled all Israel, from the Shihor River in Egypt to Lebo Hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath Jearim.
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