2 Samuel 1:20
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New International Version
"Tell it not in Gath, proclaim it not in the streets of Ashkelon, lest the daughters of the Philistines be glad, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised rejoice.

King James Bible
Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon; lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

Darby Bible Translation
Tell [it] not in Gath, carry not the tidings in the streets of Ashkelon; Lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, Lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

World English Bible
Don't tell it in Gath. Don't publish it in the streets of Ashkelon, lest the daughters of the Philistines rejoice, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.

Young's Literal Translation
Declare it not in Gath, Proclaim not the tidings in the streets of Ashkelon, Lest they rejoice -- The daughters of the Philistines, Lest they exult -- The daughters of the Uncircumcised!

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The use of the bow - The use of is not in the Hebrew; it is simply the bow, that is, a song thus entitled. See the observations at the end, 2 Samuel 1:21 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Tell

Deuteronomy 32:26,27 I said, I would scatter them into corners, I would make the remembrance of them to cease from among men...

Judges 14:19 And the Spirit of the LORD came on him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil...

Judges 16:23,24 Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice...

1 Samuel 31:9 And they cut off his head, and stripped off his armor, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about...

Micah 1:10 Declare you it not at Gath, weep you not at all: in the house of Aphrah roll yourself in the dust.

Philistines

Exodus 15:20,21 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand...

Judges 11:34 And Jephthah came to Mizpeh to his house, and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with tambourines and with dances...

1 Samuel 18:6 And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine...

Ezekiel 16:27,57 Behold, therefore I have stretched out my hand over you, and have diminished your ordinary food...

uncircumcised

1 Samuel 17:26,36 And David spoke to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that kills this Philistine...

1 Samuel 31:4,9 Then said Saul to his armor bearer, Draw your sword, and thrust me through therewith...

Library
The History of the Psalter
[Sidenote: Nature of the Psalter] Corresponding to the book of Proverbs, itself a select library containing Israel's best gnomic literature, is the Psalter, the compendium of the nation's lyrical songs and hymns and prayers. It is the record of the soul experiences of the race. Its language is that of the heart, and its thoughts of common interest to worshipful humanity. It reflects almost every phase of religious feeling: penitence, doubt, remorse, confession, fear, faith, hope, adoration, and
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 15:20
Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron's sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women followed her, with timbrels and dancing.

Exodus 15:21
Miriam sang to them: "Sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. Both horse and driver he has hurled into the sea."

1 Samuel 14:6
Jonathan said to his young armor-bearer, "Come, let's go over to the outpost of those uncircumcised men. Perhaps the LORD will act in our behalf. Nothing can hinder the LORD from saving, whether by many or by few."

1 Samuel 18:6
When the men were returning home after David had killed the Philistine, the women came out from all the towns of Israel to meet King Saul with singing and dancing, with joyful songs and with timbrels and lyres.

1 Samuel 31:8
The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the dead, they found Saul and his three sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.

1 Samuel 31:9
They cut off his head and stripped off his armor, and they sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to proclaim the news in the temple of their idols and among their people.

Micah 1:10
Tell it not in Gath; weep not at all. In Beth Ophrah roll in the dust.

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