2 Samuel 1:18
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New Living Translation
and he commanded that it be taught to the people of Judah. It is known as the Song of the Bow, and it is recorded in [The Book of Jashar.]

King James Bible
(Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)

Darby Bible Translation
and he bade them teach the children of Judah the song of the bow. Behold, it is written in the book of Jasher: --

World English Bible
(and he commanded them to teach the children of Judah [the song of] the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jashar):

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith to teach the sons of Judah 'The Bow;' lo, it is written on the book of the Upright: --

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:18 Judah - These he more particularly teacheth, because they were the chief, and now the royal tribe, and likely to be the great bulwark to all Israel against the Philistines, upon whose land they bordered; and withal, to be the most true to him, and to his interest. The bow - That is, of their arms, expressed, under the name of the bow, which then was one of the chief weapons; and for the dextrous use whereof Jonathan is commended in the following song: which may be one reason, why he now gives forth this order, that so they might strive to imitate Jonathan in military skill, and to excel in it, as he did. Jasher - It is more largely and particularly described in the book of Jasher.

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Joshua 10:13
So the sun stood still and the moon stayed in place until the nation of Israel had defeated its enemies. Is this event not recorded in [The Book of Jashar]? The sun stayed in the middle of the sky, and it did not set as on a normal day.

2 Samuel 1:19
Your pride and joy, O Israel, lies dead on the hills! Oh, how the mighty heroes have fallen!

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