2 Samuel 23:13

“And three of the thirty chief went down, and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam: and the troop of the Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Samuel 23:13

And three of the thirtie chiefe went downe and came to Dauid in the haruest time, vnto the caue of Adullam: and the troupe of the Philistines pitched in the valley of Rephaim.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then three of the thirty chief men went down and came to David in the harvest time to the cave of Adullam, while the troop of the Philistines was camping in the valley of Rephaim.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And three of the thirty chief men went down, and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam; and the troop of the Philistines was encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And three of the thirty went down at the start of the grain-cutting, and they came to David at the strong place of Adullam; and the band of Philistines had taken up their position in the valley of Rephaim.
- Basic English Bible

And three of the thirty chiefs went down, and came to David in the harvest time to the cave of Adullam, when the troop of the Philistines was encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
- Darby Bible

And three of the thirty chiefs went down, and came to David in the harvest time to the cave of Adullam: and the troop of the Philistines encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
- Webster's Bible

Three of the thirty chief men went down, and came to David in the harvest time to the cave of Adullam; and the troop of the Philistines was encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
- World English Bible

And three of the thirty heads go down and come unto the harvest, unto David, unto the cave of Adullam, and the company of the Philistines are encamping in the valley of Rephaim,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And three of the thirty chief went down, and came to David in the harvest time unto the cave of Adullam; and the troop of the Philistines were encamped in the valley of Rephaim.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Samuel 23:13

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 23:13


23:11 Lentiles - Or barley, as it is #1Chron 11:13|. For both might grow in the same field, in divers parts of it. And this fact is ascribed to Eleazar, #1Chron 11:12|, but it is implied, that he had some partner or partners in it; for it is there said, #1Chr 11:14 they| set themselves, &c. So Eleazar might fight in that part where the barley was and Shammah where the lentiles were.

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.

23:15 Said - Being hot and thirsty, he expresses how acceptable a draught of that water would be to him; but was far from desiring, or expecting that any of his men should hazard their lives to procure it.


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