2 Samuel 5:25
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New Living Translation
So David did what the LORD commanded, and he struck down the Philistines all the way from Gibeon to Gezer.

King James Bible
And David did so, as the LORD had commanded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba until thou come to Gazer.

Darby Bible Translation
And David did so, as Jehovah had commanded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba until thou comest to Gezer.

World English Bible
David did so, as Yahweh commanded him, and struck the Philistines from Geba until you come to Gezer.

Young's Literal Translation
And David doth so, as Jehovah commanded him, and smiteth the Philistines from Geba unto thy coming to Gazer.

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2 Samuel 5:25 Parallel Commentaries
A Cloud of Witnesses.
"By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau, even concerning things to come. By faith Jacob, when he was a-dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, leaning upon the top of his staff. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.... By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days. By faith Rahab the harlot perished not with them that were disobedient,
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews

The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
Ver. 8. "Judah, thou, thy brethren shall praise thee; thy hand shall be on the neck of thine enemies; before thee shall bow down the sons of thy father. Ver. 9. A lion's whelp is Judah; from the prey, my son, thou goest up; he stoopeth down, he coucheth as a lion, and as a full-grown lion, who shall rouse him up? Ver. 10. The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come, and unto Him the people shall adhere." Thus does dying Jacob, in announcing
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 12:12
The king of Eglon The king of Gezer

Joshua 21:21
Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim (a city of refuge for those who accidentally killed someone), Gezer,

Isaiah 28:21
The LORD will come as he did against the Philistines at Mount Perazim and against the Amorites at Gibeon. He will come to do a strange thing; he will come to do an unusual deed:

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