2 Samuel 5:18
Good News Translation
The Philistines arrived at Rephaim Valley and occupied it.

Contemporary English Version
So the Philistines camped in Rephaim Valley.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Philistines coming spread themselves in the valley of Raphaim.

New American Bible
Meanwhile the Philistines had come and deployed themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

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And the Philistines coming spread themselves in the valley of Raphaim.

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2 Samuel 23:13 Moreover also before this the three who were princes among the thirty, went down and came to David in the harvest time into the cave of Odollam: and the camp of the Philistines was in the valley of the giants.

Genesis 14:5 And in the fourteenth year came Chodorlahomor, and the kings that were with him: and they smote the Raphaim in Astarothcarnaim, and the Zuzim with them, and the Emim in Save of Cariathaim.

Joshua 15:8 And it goeth up by the valley of the son of Ennom on the side of the Jebusite towards the south, the same is Jerusalem: and thence ascending to the top of the mountain, which is over against Geennom to the west in the end of the valley of Raphaim, northward.

1 Chronicles 11:15 And three of the thirty captains went down to the rock, wherein David was, to the cave of Odollam, when the Philistines encamped in the valley of Raphaim.

Isaiah 17:5 And it shall be as when one gathereth in the harvest that which remaineth, and his arm shall gather the ears of corn: and it shall be as he that seeketh ears in the vale of Raphaim.

Context
Two Victories over the Philistines
17And the Philistines heard that they had anointed David to be king over Israel: and they all came to seek David: and when David heard of it, he went down to a strong hold. 18And the Philistines coming spread themselves in the valley of Raphaim.19And David consulted the Lord, Saying: Shall I go up to the Philistines? and wilt thou deliver them into my hand? And the Lord said to David: Go up, for I will surely deliver the Philistines into thy hand.…
Cross References
Genesis 14:5
And in the fourteenth year came Chodorlahomor, and the kings that were with him: and they smote the Raphaim in Astarothcarnaim, and the Zuzim with them, and the Emim in Save of Cariathaim.

Joshua 15:8
And it goeth up by the valley of the son of Ennom on the side of the Jebusite towards the south, the same is Jerusalem: and thence ascending to the top of the mountain, which is over against Geennom to the west in the end of the valley of Raphaim, northward.

Joshua 17:15
And Joshua said to them: If thou be a great people, go up into the woodland, and cut down room for thyself in the land of the Pherezite and the Raphaims: because the possession of mount Ephraim is too narrow for thee.

Joshua 18:16
And it goeth down to that part of the mountain that looketh on the valley of the children of Ennom: and is over against the north quarter in the furthermost part of the valley of Raphaim, and it goeth down into Geennom (that is the valley of Ennom) by the side of the Jebusite to the south: and cometh to the fountain of Rogel,

2 Samuel 5:22
And the Philistines came up again and spread themselves into the valley of Raphaim.

2 Samuel 23:13
Moreover also before this the three who were princes among the thirty, went down and came to David in the harvest time into the cave of Odollam: and the camp of the Philistines was in the valley of the giants.

Isaiah 17:5
And it shall be as when one gathereth in the harvest that which remaineth, and his arm shall gather the ears of corn: and it shall be as he that seeketh ears in the vale of Raphaim.

Additional Translations
Now the Philistines had come and spread out in the Valley of Rephaim.The Philistines also came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

Now the Philistines had come and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

And the Philistines came, and assembled in the valley of the giants.

And the Philistines came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

Now the Philistines had come and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

The Philistines also came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

Now the Philistines had come and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

and the Philistines have come, and are spread out in the valley of Rephaim.
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