1 Chronicles 19:14
New International Version
Then Joab and the troops with him advanced to fight the Arameans, and they fled before him.

New Living Translation
When Joab and his troops attacked, the Arameans began to run away.

English Standard Version
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near before the Syrians for battle, and they fled before him.

Berean Study Bible
So Joab and his troops advanced to fight the Arameans, who fled before him.

King James Bible
So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

New King James Version
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near for the battle against the Syrians, and they fled before him.

New American Standard Bible
So Joab and the people who were with him advanced to battle against the Arameans, and they fled from him.

NASB 1995
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him.

NASB 1977
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him.

Amplified Bible
So Joab and the people who were with him approached the Arameans for battle, and they fled before him.

Christian Standard Bible
Joab and the people with him approached the Arameans for battle, and they fled before him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joab and the people with him approached the Arameans for battle, and they fled before him.

American Standard Version
So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yuab came and the people that were with him to fight with the Edomites, and they fled from before him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
So Joab and the people that were with him set themselves in battle array against the Syrians, and they fled from them.

Contemporary English Version
Joab and his soldiers attacked the Syrians, and the Syrians ran from them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
So Joab and the people that were with him, went against the Syrians to the battle : and he put them to flight.

English Revised Version
So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

Good News Translation
Joab and his men advanced to attack, and the Syrians fled.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Joab and his troops advanced to fight the Arameans, and the Arameans fled.

International Standard Version
So Joab and the soldiers who were with him attacked the Arameans in battle formation, and the Arameans retreated in front of him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh unto the battle to meet the Arameans; and they fled before him.

Literal Standard Version
And Joab draws near, and the people who [are] with him, before Aram to battle, and they flee from his face;

NET Bible
So Joab and his men marched toward the Arameans to do battle, and they fled before him.

New Heart English Bible
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near before the Arameans to the battle; and they fled before him.

World English Bible
So Joab and the people who were with him drew near before the Syrians to the battle; and they fled before him.

Young's Literal Translation
And Joab draweth nigh, and the people who are with him, before Aram to battle, and they flee from his face;

Additional Translations ...
Context
David Defeats Ammon and Aram
13Be strong and let us fight bravely for our people and for the cities of our God. May the LORD do what is good in His sight.” 14So Joab and his troops advanced to fight the Arameans, who fled before him. 15When the Ammonites saw that the Arameans had fled, they too fled before Joab’s brother Abishai, and they entered the city. So Joab went back to Jerusalem.…

Cross References
1 Chronicles 19:13
Be strong and let us fight bravely for our people and for the cities of our God. May the LORD do what is good in His sight."

1 Chronicles 19:15
When the Ammonites saw that the Arameans had fled, they too fled before Joab's brother Abishai, and they entered the city. So Joab went back to Jerusalem.


Treasury of Scripture

So Joab and the people that were with him drew near before the Syrians to the battle; and they fled before him.

they fled

1 Kings 20:13,19-21,28-30
And, behold, there came a prophet unto Ahab king of Israel, saying, Thus saith the LORD, Hast thou seen all this great multitude? behold, I will deliver it into thine hand this day; and thou shalt know that I am the LORD…

2 Chronicles 13:5-16
Ought ye not to know that the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt? …

Jeremiah 46:15,16
Why are thy valiant men swept away? they stood not, because the LORD did drive them…









(14) Before the Syrians.--Rather, against Aram; so Samuel, with the more classical construction. The preposition used here was rendered to meet (1Chronicles 12:17).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Joab
יוֹאָ֜ב (yō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3097: Joab -- 'the LORD is father', three Israelites

and his troops
וְהָעָ֧ם (wə·hā·‘ām)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

advanced
וַיִּגַּ֨שׁ (way·yig·gaš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

to fight
לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה (lam·mil·ḥā·māh)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4421: A battle, war

the Arameans,
אֲרָ֖ם (’ă·rām)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 758: Aram -- Syria

who fled
וַיָּנ֖וּסוּ (way·yā·nū·sū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5127: To flit, vanish away

before
מִפָּנָֽיו׃ (mip·pā·nāw)
Preposition-m | Noun - common plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

him.
לִפְנֵ֥י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face


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