New American Standard Bible
They abandoned their gods there; so David gave the order and they were burned with fire.
King James Bible
And when they had left their gods there, David gave a commandment, and they were burned with fire.
Darby Bible Translation
And they left their gods there; and David commanded, and they were burned with fire.
World English Bible
They left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.
Young's Literal Translation
And they leave there their gods, and David speaketh, and they are burnt with fire.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
When they had left their gods there - The practice of carrying images of the gods to battle was common among the nations of antiquity, and arose from the belief that there was virtue in the images themselves, and that military success would be obtained by means of them.
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"The graven images of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be snared by it, for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.
2 Samuel 5:21
They abandoned their idols there, so David and his men carried them away.
1 Chronicles 14:11
So they came up to Baal-perazim, and David defeated them there; and David said, "God has broken through my enemies by my hand, like the breakthrough of waters." Therefore they named that place Baal-perazim.
1 Chronicles 14:13
The Philistines made yet another raid in the valley.
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