2 Samuel 23:12

“But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 23:12

But hee stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slewe the Philistines: and the Lord wrought a great victorie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But he took his stand in the midst of the plot, defended it and struck the Philistines; and the LORD brought about a great victory.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and slew the Philistines; and Jehovah wrought a great victory.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he kept his place in the middle of the bit of land, and kept back their attack and overcame the Philistines: and the Lord gave a great salvation.
- Basic English Bible

and he stood in the midst of the plot and delivered it, and smote the Philistines, and Jehovah wrought a great deliverance.
- Darby Bible

But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory.
- Webster's Bible

But he stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and killed the Philistines; and Yahweh worked a great victory.
- World English Bible

and he stationeth himself in the midst of the portion, and delivereth it, and smiteth the Philistines, and Jehovah worketh a great salvation.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But he stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and slew the Philistines; and the LORD wrought a great victory.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 23:12

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 23:12


23:12 Lord wrought - How great soever the bravery of the instruments is, the praise of the achievement is to be given to God. These fought, but God wrought the victory.


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