New International Version
They helped David against raiding bands, for all of them were brave warriors, and they were commanders in his army.
King James Bible
And they helped David against the band of the rovers: for they were all mighty men of valour, and were captains in the host.
Darby Bible Translation
And they helped David in his expeditions; for they were all mighty men of valour, and were captains in the host.
World English Bible
They helped David against the band of rovers: for they were all mighty men of valor, and were captains in the army.
Young's Literal Translation
and they have helped with David over the troop, for mighty of valour are all of them, and they are captains in the host,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The spirit came upon Amasai - "The spirit of fortitude clothed Amasai, the chief of the mighty men; and he answered, For thy sake, O David, are we come, that we may be with thee, thou son of Jesse.
Prosperity be to thee by night and by day; and prosperity be to thy helpers; for the Word of the Lord is thy assistant." - T.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
against the band. or, with a band
LibraryDrill and Enthusiasm
'[Men that] could keep rank, they were not of double heart.'--1 CHRON. xii. 33. These words come from the muster-roll of the hastily raised army that brought David up to Hebron and made him King. The catalogue abounds in brief characterisations of the qualities of each tribe's contingent. For example, Issachar had 'understanding of the times.' Our text is spoken of the warriors of Zebulon, who had left their hills and their flocks in the far north, and poured down from their seats by the blue waters …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Beneath his Banner
1 Samuel 30:1
David and his men reached Ziklag on the third day. Now the Amalekites had raided the Negev and Ziklag. They had attacked Ziklag and burned it,
1 Chronicles 12:20
When David went to Ziklag, these were the men of Manasseh who defected to him: Adnah, Jozabad, Jediael, Michael, Jozabad, Elihu and Zillethai, leaders of units of a thousand in Manasseh.
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