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 1 Chronicles 19:6 - 19
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   Book of 1 Chronicles
   Chapter 19
19:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the Ammonites realized that they had become a stench in David's nostrils, Hanun and the Ammonites sent a thousand talents F95 of silver to hire chariots and charioteers from Aram Naharaim, F96 Aram Maacah and Zobah.
 
19:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They hired thirty-two thousand chariots and charioteers, as well as the king of Maacah with his troops, who came and camped near Medeba, while the Ammonites were mustered from their towns and moved out for battle.
 
19:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
On hearing this, David sent Joab out with the entire army of fighting men.
 
19:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The Ammonites came out and drew up in battle formation at the entrance to their city, while the kings who had come were by themselves in the open country.
 
19:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Joab saw that there were battle lines in front of him and behind him; so he selected some of the best troops in Israel and deployed them against the Arameans.
 
19:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He put the rest of the men under the command of Abishai his brother, and they were deployed against the Ammonites.
 
19:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Joab said, "If the Arameans are too strong for me, then you are to rescue me; but if the Ammonites are too strong for you, then I will rescue you.
 
19:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Be strong and let us fight bravely for our people and the cities of our God. The LORD will do what is good in his sight."
 
19:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Joab and the troops with him advanced to fight the Arameans, and they fled before him.
 
19:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the Ammonites saw that the Arameans were fleeing, they too fled before his brother Abishai and went inside the city. So Joab went back to Jerusalem.
 
19:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After the Arameans saw that they had been routed by Israel, they sent messengers and had Arameans brought from beyond the River, F97 with Shophach the commander of Hadadezer's army leading them.
 
19:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When David was told of this, he gathered all Israel and crossed the Jordan; he advanced against them and formed his battle lines opposite them. David formed his lines to meet the Arameans in battle, and they fought against him.
 
19:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But they fled before Israel, and David killed seven thousand of their charioteers and forty thousand of their foot soldiers. He also killed Shophach the commander of their army.
 
19:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the vassals of Hadadezer saw that they had been defeated by Israel, they made peace with David and became subject to him. So the Arameans were not willing to help the Ammonites anymore.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F95 That is, about 37 tons (about 34 metric tons)
F96 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
F97 That is, the Euphrates

 
 

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