New Living Translation
Now bring the rest of the army and capture the city. Otherwise, I will capture it and get credit for the victory."
King James Bible
Now therefore gather the rest of the people together, and encamp against the city, and take it: lest I take the city, and it be called after my name.
Darby Bible Translation
And now gather the rest of the people, and encamp against the city and take it: lest I take the city and it be called by my name.
World English Bible
Now therefore gather the rest of the people together, and encamp against the city, and take it; lest I take the city, and it be called after my name."
Young's Literal Translation
and now, gather the rest of the people, and encamp against the city, and capture it, lest I capture the city, and my name hath been called upon it.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:28 Take it - For having taken one part of the city, he concluded the remaining part of it could not long stand out. Lest - Lest I have the honour of taking it.
LibraryThat the Ruler Should not Set his Heart on Pleasing Men, and yet Should Give Heed to what Ought to Please Them.
Meanwhile it is also necessary for the ruler to keep wary watch, lest the lust of pleasing men assail him; lest, when he studiously penetrates the things that are within, and providently supplies the things that are without, he seek to be beloved of those that are under him more than truth; lest, while, supported by his good deeds, he seems not to belong to the world, self-love estrange him from his Maker. For he is the Redeemer's enemy who through the good works which he does covets being loved …
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Of Antichrist, and his Ruin: and of the Slaying the Witnesses.
2 Samuel 12:27
Joab sent messengers to tell David, "I have fought against Rabbah and captured its water supply.
2 Samuel 12:29
So David gathered the rest of the army and went to Rabbah, and he fought against it and captured it.
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