New American Standard Bible
So Joshua overwhelmed Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.
King James Bible
And Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.
Darby Bible Translation
And Joshua broke the power of Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.
World English Bible
Joshua defeated Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword.
Young's Literal Translation
and Joshua weakeneth Amalek and his people by the mouth of the sword.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
With the edge of the sword - This expression always denotes a great slaughter of the enemy.
LibraryThe War of Truth
Now, beloved, this scene of warfare is not recorded in Scripture as in interesting circumstance to amuse the lover of history, but it is written for our edification; for we remember the text which says--"Whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our profit." There is some profit to be derived from this--and we believe a peculiar profit, too, since God was pleased to make this the first writing commanded by Divine authority as a record for generations to come. We think that the journeys …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
The Waters of Meribah
and they will fall by the edge of the sword, and will be led captive into all the nations; and Jerusalem will be trampled under foot by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
But Moses' hands were heavy. Then they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it; and Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other. Thus his hands were steady until the sun set.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Write this in a book as a memorial and recite it to Joshua, that I will utterly blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven."
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