New International Version
So Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Joshua discomfited Amalek and his people - Amalek might have been the name of the ruler of this people continued down from their ancestor, (see Clarke on Exodus 17:8 (note)), as Pharaoh was the name of all succeeding kings in Egypt. If this were the case, then Amalek and his people mean the prince and the army that fought under him. But if Amalek stand here for the Amalekites, then his people must mean the confederates he had employed on this occasion.
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They will fall by the sword and will be taken as prisoners to all the nations. Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.
When Moses' hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up--one on one side, one on the other--so that his hands remained steady till sunset.
Then the LORD said to Moses, "Write this on a scroll as something to be remembered and make sure that Joshua hears it, because I will completely blot out the name of Amalek from under heaven."
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