1 Chronicles 12:16
New International Version
Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold.

New Living Translation
Others from Benjamin and Judah came to David at the stronghold.

English Standard Version
And some of the men of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.

Berean Study Bible
Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold.

King James Bible
And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold unto David.

New King James Version
Then some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to David at the stronghold.

New American Standard Bible
Then some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.

NASB 1995
Then some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.

NASB 1977
Then some of the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.

Amplified Bible
Then some of the men of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.

Christian Standard Bible
Other Benjaminites and men from Judah also went to David at the stronghold.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Other Benjaminites and men from Judah also went to David at the stronghold.

American Standard Version
And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold unto David.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And some sons of Benjamin and some sons of Yehuda came until they arrived at the encampment with David.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And there came some of the sons of Benjamin and Juda to the assistance of David.

Contemporary English Version
One time a group of men from the tribes of Benjamin and Judah went to the fortress where David was staying.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there came also of the men of Benjamin, and of Juda to the hold, in which David abode.

English Revised Version
And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold unto David.

Good News Translation
Once a group of men from the tribes of Benjamin and Judah went out to the fort where David was.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some of the men of Benjamin and Judah came to David at the fortified camp.

International Standard Version
Later, some descendants of Benjamin and Judah approached David at his stronghold,

JPS Tanakh 1917
And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold unto David.

Literal Standard Version
And [some] from the sons of Benjamin and Judah came to David at the stronghold,

NET Bible
Some from Benjamin and Judah also came to David's stronghold.

New Heart English Bible
There came of the people of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold to David.

World English Bible
There came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the stronghold to David.

Young's Literal Translation
And there come of the sons of Benjamin and Judah unto the stronghold to David,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Mighty Men Join David at Ziklag
15These are the ones who crossed the Jordan in the first month when it was overflowing all its banks, and they put to flight all those in the valleys, both to the east and to the west. 16Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold. 17And David went out to meet them, saying, “If you have come to me in peace to help me, my heart will be united with you; but if you have come to betray me to my enemies when my hands are free of violence, may the God of our fathers see it and judge you.”…

Cross References
1 Samuel 22:7
Then Saul said to his servants, "Listen, men of Benjamin! Is the son of Jesse giving all of you fields and vineyards and making you commanders of thousands or hundreds?

1 Chronicles 12:15
These are the ones who crossed the Jordan in the first month when it was overflowing all its banks, and they put to flight all those in the valleys, both to the east and to the west.

1 Chronicles 12:17
And David went out to meet them, saying, "If you have come to me in peace to help me, my heart will be united with you; but if you have come to betray me to my enemies when my hands are free of violence, may the God of our fathers see it and judge you."


Treasury of Scripture

And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold to David.

the children

1 Chronicles 12:2
They were armed with bows, and could use both the right hand and the left in hurling stones and shooting arrows out of a bow, even of Saul's brethren of Benjamin.

the hold

1 Chronicles 12:8
And of the Gadites there separated themselves unto David into the hold to the wilderness men of might, and men of war fit for the battle, that could handle shield and buckler, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and were as swift as the roes upon the mountains;









(16-18) Some Benjamite and Judaean accessions. The names are not given, why we cannot tell.

(16) To the hold.--See Note on 1Chronicles 12:8.

Verse 16. - In addition to the Gadites, some others of Benjamin and Judah join David.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Other Benjamites
בְּנֵ֤י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

and some men from Judah
וִֽיהוּדָ֔ה (wî·hū·ḏāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites

also came
וַיָּבֹ֗אוּ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

to David
לְדָוִֽיד׃ (lə·ḏā·wîḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

in his stronghold.
לַמְצָ֖ד (lam·ṣāḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4679: Fastness, a stronghold


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