2 Samuel 23:7

“But the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the man that shal touch them, must be fenced with yron, and the staffe of a speare, and they shall bee vtterly burnt with fire in the same place.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the man who touches them Must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear, And they will be completely burned with fire in {their} place."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the man that toucheth them Must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear: And they shall be utterly burned with fire in `their' place.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But anyone touching them has to be armed with iron and the rod of a spear; and they will be burned with fire, every one of them.
- Basic English Bible

And the man that will touch them provideth himself with iron and the staff of a spear; And they shall be utterly burned with fire in [their] place.
- Darby Bible

But the man that shall touch them must be fenced with iron and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in the same place.
- Webster's Bible

But the man who touches them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear. They shall be utterly burned with fire in their place."
- World English Bible

And the man who cometh against them Is filled with iron and the staff of a spear, And with fire they are utterly burnt In the cessation.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the man that toucheth them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in their place.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Samuel 23:7


23:7 Fenced - He must arm himself with some iron weapon, whereby he may cut them down; or, with the staff of a spear, or some such thing, whereby he may thrust them away from himself, that they do him no hurt. Burnt - Or, if they do not cut them down or thrust them away they will burn and consume them. The place - Or, in their place, where they grow or stand.


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