New International Version
He put shields and spears in all the cities, and made them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.
King James Bible
And in every several city he put shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong, having Judah and Benjamin on his side.
Darby Bible Translation
and in every several city, targets and spears, and made them exceedingly strong. And Judah and Benjamin were his.
World English Bible
In every city [he put] shields and spears, and made them exceeding strong. Judah and Benjamin belonged to him.
Young's Literal Translation
and in every city and city targets and spears, and strengtheneth them very greatly; and he hath Judah and Benjamin.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Store of victual - In these places he laid up stores of provisions, not only to enable them to endure a siege; but also that they might be able, from their situation, to supply desolate places.
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LibraryThe Exile Continued.
"So David fled, and escaped and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done unto him. And he and Samuel went and dwelt in Naioth" (1 Sam. xix. 18)--or, as the word probably means, in the collection of students' dwellings, inhabited by the sons of the prophets, where possibly there may have been some kind of right of sanctuary. Driven thence by Saul's following him, and having had one last sorrowful hour of Jonathan's companionship--the last but one on earth--he fled to Nob, whither …
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2 Chronicles 11:11
He strengthened their defenses and put commanders in them, with supplies of food, olive oil and wine.
2 Chronicles 11:13
The priests and Levites from all their districts throughout Israel sided with him.
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