2 Samuel 1:25
New International Version
“How the mighty have fallen in battle! Jonathan lies slain on your heights.

New Living Translation
Oh, how the mighty heroes have fallen in battle! Jonathan lies dead on the hills.

English Standard Version
“How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle! “Jonathan lies slain on your high places.

Berean Study Bible
How the mighty have fallen in the thick of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your heights.

King James Bible
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places.

New King James Version
“How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan was slain in your high places.

New American Standard Bible
“How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slaughtered on your high places.

NASB 1995
“How have the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain on your high places.

NASB 1977
“How have the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain on your high places.

Amplified Bible
“How the mighty have fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan lies slain upon your high places.

Christian Standard Bible
How the mighty have fallen in the thick of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your heights.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How the mighty have fallen in the thick of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your heights.

American Standard Version
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain upon thy high places.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
How the mighty ones have fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan, on your high places they are slain!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! O Jonathan, even the slain ones upon thy high places!

Contemporary English Version
Our warriors have fallen in the heat of battle, and Jonathan lies dead on the hills of Gilboa.

Douay-Rheims Bible
How are the valiant fallen in battle? Jonathan slain in the high places?

English Revised Version
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain upon thy high places.

Good News Translation
"The brave soldiers have fallen, they were killed in battle. Jonathan lies dead in the hills.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
See how the mighty have fallen in battle! On your hills Jonathan was killed!

International Standard Version
How have the valiant fallen in the tumult of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your high places.

JPS Tanakh 1917
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan upon thy high places is slain!

Literal Standard Version
How the mighty have fallen In the midst of the battle! Jonathan [was] wounded on your high places!

NET Bible
How the warriors have fallen in the midst of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your high places!

New Heart English Bible
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle. Jonathan is slain on your high places.

World English Bible
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle! Jonathan is slain on your high places.

Young's Literal Translation
How have the mighty fallen In the midst of the battle! Jonathan! on thy high places wounded!

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Song for Saul and Jonathan
24O daughters of Israel, weep for Saul, who clothed you in scarlet and luxury, who decked your garments with ornaments of gold. 25How the mighty have fallen in the thick of battle! Jonathan lies slain on your heights. 26I grieve for you, Jonathan, my brother. You were delightful to me; your love to me was extraordinary, surpassing the love of women.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 1:19
"Your glory, O Israel, lies slain on your heights. How the mighty have fallen!

2 Samuel 1:24
O daughters of Israel, weep for Saul, who clothed you in scarlet and luxury, who decked your garments with ornaments of gold.

2 Samuel 1:27
How the mighty have fallen and the weapons of war have perished!"


Treasury of Scripture

How are the mighty fallen in the middle of the battle! O Jonathan, you were slain in your high places.

How

2 Samuel 2:19,27
And Asahel pursued after Abner; and in going he turned not to the right hand nor to the left from following Abner…

Lamentations 5:16
The crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!

thou was

Judges 5:18
Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives unto the death in the high places of the field.

1 Samuel 14:13-15
And Jonathan climbed up upon his hands and upon his feet, and his armourbearer after him: and they fell before Jonathan; and his armourbearer slew after him…











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
How
אֵ֚יךְ (’êḵ)
Interjection
Strong's 349: How?, how!, where

the mighty
גִבֹּרִ֔ים (ḡib·bō·rîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 1368: Powerful, warrior, tyrant

have fallen
נָפְל֣וּ (nā·p̄ə·lū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

in the thick
בְּת֖וֹךְ (bə·ṯō·wḵ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

of battle!
הַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה (ham·mil·ḥā·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 4421: A battle, war

Jonathan
יְה֣וֹנָתָ֔ן (yə·hō·w·nā·ṯān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3083: Jonathan -- 'the LORD has given', the name of a number of Israelites

lies slain
חָלָֽל׃ (ḥā·lāl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2491: Pierced, polluted

on
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

your heights.
בָּמוֹתֶ֖יךָ (bā·mō·w·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1116: An elevation


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