2 Samuel 12:27
New International Version
Joab then sent messengers to David, saying, "I have fought against Rabbah and taken its water supply.

New Living Translation
Joab sent messengers to tell David, “I have fought against Rabbah and captured its water supply.

English Standard Version
And Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah; moreover, I have taken the city of waters.

Berean Study Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, “I have fought against Rabbah and have also captured the water supply.

New American Standard Bible
Joab sent messengers to David and said, "I have fought against Rabbah, I have even captured the city of waters.

New King James Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, and I have taken the city’s water supply.

King James Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

Christian Standard Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, "I have fought against Rabbah and have also captured its water supply.

Contemporary English Version
and sent a messenger to tell David: I have attacked Rabbah and captured the fortress guarding the city water supply.

Good News Translation
He sent messengers to David to report: "I have attacked Rabbah and have captured its water supply.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, "I have fought against Rabbah and have also captured the water supply.

International Standard Version
Then Joab sent messengers to David to tell him, "I just attacked Rabbah and captured its municipal water supply,

NET Bible
Joab then sent messengers to David, saying, "I have fought against Rabbah and have captured the water supply of the city.

New Heart English Bible
Joab sent messengers to David, and said, "I have fought against Rabbah, and have also taken the water supply of the city.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So he sent messengers to tell David, "I fought against Rabbah and captured the fortress guarding its water supply.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said: 'I have fought against Rabbah, yea, I have taken the city of waters.

New American Standard 1977
And Joab sent messengers to David and said, “I have fought against Rabbah, I have even captured the city of waters.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then Joab sent messengers to David and said, I have fought against Rabbah and have taken the city of waters.

King James 2000 Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

American King James Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

American Standard Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah; yea, I have taken the city of waters.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbath, and taken the city of waters.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Joab sent messengers to David, saying: I have fought against Rabbath, and the city of waters is about to be taken.

Darby Bible Translation
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

English Revised Version
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, yea, I have taken the city of waters.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

World English Bible
Joab sent messengers to David, and said, "I have fought against Rabbah. Yes, I have taken the city of waters.

Young's Literal Translation
and Joab sendeth messengers unto David, and saith, 'I have fought against Rabbah -- also I have captured the city of waters;
Study Bible
The Capture of Rabbah
26Meanwhile, Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal fortress. 27Then Joab sent messengers to David to say, “I have fought against Rabbah and have also captured the water supply. 28Now, therefore, assemble the rest of the troops, lay siege to the city, and capture it. Otherwise I will capture the city, and it will be named after me.”…
Cross References
2 Samuel 12:26
Meanwhile, Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal fortress.

2 Samuel 12:28
Now, therefore, assemble the rest of the troops, lay siege to the city, and capture it. Otherwise I will capture the city, and it will be named after me."

Treasury of Scripture

And Joab sent messengers to David, and said, I have fought against Rabbah, and have taken the city of waters.

Rabbah

2 Samuel 11:1
And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried still at Jerusalem.

Deuteronomy 3:11
For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

Ezekiel 21:20
Appoint a way, that the sword may come to Rabbath of the Ammonites, and to Judah in Jerusalem the defenced.







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

sent
וַיִּשְׁלַ֥ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

messengers
מַלְאָכִ֖ים (mal·’ā·ḵîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4397: A messenger, of God, an angel

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

David
דָּוִ֑ד (dā·wiḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

to say,
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“I have fought
נִלְחַ֣מְתִּי (nil·ḥam·tî)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3898: To feed on, to consume, to battle

against Rabbah
בְרַבָּ֔ה (ḇə·rab·bāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7237: Rabbah -- two places in Israel

and have also
גַּם־ (gam-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

captured
לָכַ֖דְתִּי (lā·ḵaḏ·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 3920: To catch, to capture, occupy, to choose, to cohere

the water supply.
הַמָּֽיִם׃ (ham·mā·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen
12:26-31 To be thus severe in putting the children of Ammon to slavery was a sign that David's heart was not yet made soft by repentance, at the time when this took place. We shall be most compassionate, kind, and forgiving to others, when we most feel our need of the Lord's forgiving love, and taste the sweetness of it in our own souls.
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