2 Samuel 20:4
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King James Version
Then said the king to Amasa, Assemble me the men of Judah within three days, and be thou here present.

Darby Bible Translation
And the king said to Amasa, Call me the men of Judah together within three days, and do thou attend here.

World English Bible
Then the king said to Amasa, "Call me the men of Judah together within three days, and be here present."

Young's Literal Translation
And the king saith unto Amasa, 'Call for me the men of Judah in three days, and thou, stand here,'

2 Samuel 20:4 Parallel
Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

Assemble: Heb. Call

Geneva Study Bible

Then said the king to {e} Amasa, Assemble me the men of Judah within three days, and be thou here present.

(e) Who was his chief captain in Joab's place, 2Sa 19:13.2 Samuel 20:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 17:25
And Absalom made Amasa captain of the host instead of Joab: which Amasa was a man's son, whose name was Ithra an Israelite, that went in to Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister to Zeruiah Joab's mother.

2 Samuel 19:13
And say ye to Amasa, Art thou not of my bone, and of my flesh? God do so to me, and more also, if thou be not captain of the host before me continually in the room of Joab.

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