2 Samuel 6:18
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New Living Translation
When he had finished his sacrifices, David blessed the people in the name of the LORD of Heaven's Armies.

King James Bible
And as soon as David had made an end of offering burnt offerings and peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LORD of hosts.

Darby Bible Translation
And when David had ended offering up the burnt-offerings and the peace-offerings, he blessed the people in the name of Jehovah of hosts.

World English Bible
When David had made an end of offering the burnt offering and the peace offerings, he blessed the people in the name of Yahweh of Armies.

Young's Literal Translation
And David finisheth from causing to ascend the burnt-offering, and the peace-offerings, and blesseth the people in the name of Jehovah of Hosts,

2 Samuel 6:18 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:18 He blessed - That is, he heartily and solemnly prayed to God for his blessing upon them: which he did both as a prophet, and as their king, to whom by office it belongs, by all means, to seek his people's welfare.

2 Samuel 6:18 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 22:6
So Joshua blessed them and sent them away, and they went home.

2 Samuel 6:19
Then he gave to every Israelite man and woman in the crowd a loaf of bread, a cake of dates, and a cake of raisins. Then all the people returned to their homes.

1 Kings 8:14
Then the king turned around to the entire community of Israel standing before him and gave this blessing:

1 Kings 8:15
"Praise the LORD, the God of Israel, who has kept the promise he made to my father, David. For he told my father,

1 Kings 8:55
He stood and in a loud voice blessed the entire congregation of Israel:

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