Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, chief of the thirty [who said]: "[We are] yours, O David! And [we are] with you, O son of Jesse! Peace! Peace to you, and peace to those who help you, for your God helps you." So David appointed them as heads of the troops.

New American Standard Bible

Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was the chief of the thirty, and he said, "We are yours, O David, And with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, And peace to him who helps you; Indeed, your God helps you!" Then David received them and made them captains of the band.

King James Version

Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.

Holman Bible

Then the Spirit took control of Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said:We are yours, David,
we are with you, son of Jesse!
Peace, peace to you,
and peace to him who helps you,
for your God helps you.So David received them and made them leaders of his troops.

International Standard Version

Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, leader of the Thirty, and he said, "David, we belong to you; we're with you, son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, and peace to the one who helps you! For your deliverer is your God."

A Conservative Version

Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the thirty, [and he said], We are thine, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse. Peace, peace be to thee, and peace be to thy helpers, for thy God helps thee. Then David receive

American Standard Version

Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the thirty, and he said , Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thy helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.

Amplified

Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Yours we are, David, and on your side, you son of Jesse! Peace, peace be to you, and peace be to your helpers, for your God helps you. Then David received them and made them officers of his troops.

Bible in Basic English

Then the spirit came on Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, We are yours, David, we are on your side, O son of Jesse: may peace be with you and peace be with your helpers; for God is your helper. Then David took them into his army and made them captains of the band.

Darby Translation

And the Spirit came upon Amasai, the chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, And with thee, thou son of Jesse: Peace, peace be to thee! And peace be to thy helpers! For thy God helps thee. And David received them, and made them chiefs of bands.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the spirit clothed himself in Amasai, who was chief of the thirty, and he said, For thee, O David, and with thee, thou son of Jesse. Peace, peace be unto thee, and peace be to thy helpers; for thy God helps thee. Then David received them and put them among the captains of the band.

Julia Smith Translation

And the spirit clothed Amasai, head of the thirty: To thee David, and with thee, son of Jesse: peace, peace to thee, and peace to thy help; for thy God helped thee. And David will receive them and give them for heads of the troops.

King James 2000

Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Yours we are, David, and on your side, you son of Jesse: peace, peace be unto you, and peace be to your helpers; for your God helps you. Then David received them, and made them captains of his troop.

Modern King James verseion

And the Spirit came on Amasai, chief of the Thirty. And he said, We are yours, David, and on your side, son of Jesse. Peace, peace be on you, and peace on your helpers. For your God has helped you. And David received them and made them captains of the band.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the spirit came upon Amasai a captain over thirty and he said, "Thine are we, David, and on thy side thou son of Jesse: peace be with thee, and peace be with thine helpers, for thy God helpeth thee." Then David received them and made them heads of companies of the men of war.

NET Bible

But a spirit empowered Amasai, the leader of the thirty warriors, and he said: "We are yours, O David! We support you, O son of Jesse! May you greatly prosper! May those who help you prosper! Indeed your God helps you!" So David accepted them and made them leaders of raiding bands.

New Heart English Bible

Then the Spirit came on Amasai, who was chief of the thirty, and he said, "We are yours, David, and on your side, you son of Jesse: peace, peace be to you, and peace be to your helpers; for your God helps you." Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, the spirit, clothed Amasai, chief of the thirty, Thine, O David, Yea, with, thee, O son of Jesse! Prosperity, prosperity to thee, And prosperity to thy helpers, For thy God, hath helped thee: So David accepted them, and set them among the chiefs of the band.

Webster

Then the spirit came upon Amasai, who was chief of the captains, and he said, Thine are we, David, and on thy side, thou son of Jesse: peace, peace be to thee, and peace be to thy helpers; for thy God helpeth thee. Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.

World English Bible

Then the Spirit came on Amasai, who was chief of the thirty, [and he said], "We are yours, David, and on your side, you son of Jesse: peace, peace be to you, and peace be to your helpers; for your God helps you." Then David received them, and made them captains of the band.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Spirit hath clothed Amasai, head of the captains: 'To thee, O David, and with thee, O son of Jesse -- peace! peace to thee, and peace to thy helper, for thy God hath helped thee;' and David receiveth them, and putteth them among the heads of the troop.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

לבשׁ לבשׁ 
Labash 
Usage: 111

עמשׂי 
`Amasay 
Usage: 5

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

of the captains
שׁלשׁים שׁלושׁים 
Sh@lowshiym 
Usage: 172

and he said, Thine are we, David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

and on thy side, thou son

Usage: 0

of Jesse
אישׁי ישׁי 
Yishay 
Usage: 42

שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236
Usage: 236

be unto thee, and peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

be to thine helpers
עזר 
`azar 
Usage: 81

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

עזר 
`azar 
Usage: 81

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

קבל 
Qabal 
Usage: 13

them, and made
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

References

Prayers for 1 Chronicles 12:18

Context Readings

David And His Mighty Men At Ziklag

17 And David went out {to meet them} and answered and said to them, "If you come in peace to me, to help me, {my heart will be joined with you}, but if [you come] to betray me to my adversaries, although [there is] no wrong on my hands, may the God of our fathers see and pass judgment." 18 Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, chief of the thirty [who said]: "[We are] yours, O David! And [we are] with you, O son of Jesse! Peace! Peace to you, and peace to those who help you, for your God helps you." So David appointed them as heads of the troops. 19 And some Manassites deserted to David when he came with the Philistines to the battle against Saul, but he did not help them, for the rulers of the Philistines sent him away upon counsel, saying, "He will desert to his master Saul at [the cost of] our heads."


Cross References

Judges 6:34

So the Spirit of Yahweh {took possession of} Gideon, and he blew on the trumpet, and [the] Abiezrites were called to follow him.

2 Samuel 17:25

Absalom had appointed Amasa in place of Joab over the army. Now Amasa [was] the son of a man whose name [was] Ithra the Israelite, {who had married} Abigail the daughter of Nahash the sister of Zeruiah, the mother of Joab.

Judges 3:10

And the spirit of Yahweh came upon him, and he judged Israel. He went out to war, and Yahweh gave Cushan-Rishathaim king of Aram into his hand, and {he prevailed over} Cushan-Rishathaim.

1 Chronicles 2:17

And Abigail bore Amasa, and the father of Amasa [was] Jether the Ishmaelite.

Judges 13:25

And the Spirit of Yahweh began to stir him in the camp of Dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.

Ruth 1:16

But Ruth said, "{Do not urge} me to leave you [or] to return from {following you}! For where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people [will be] my people and your God [will be] my God.

1 Samuel 8:12

He will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and commanders of fifties, and [those] {to do his plowing} and to reap his harvest, and [those] to make weapons of war and the equipment for his chariots.

1 Samuel 22:7

Then Saul said to the servants who [were] standing around him, "Please listen, {Benjaminites}! Will the son of Jesse give you all fields and vineyards? Will he make all of you commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds?

1 Samuel 25:5-6

So David sent ten young men, and David said to the young men, "Go up to Carmel and go to Nabal; {you will greet him in my name}.

1 Samuel 25:28-29

Please forgive the transgression of your female servant, because Yahweh will certainly make a lasting house for my lord, because my lord [is] fighting the battles of Yahweh, and evil will not be found in you {as long as you live}.

2 Samuel 5:2

{For some time}, when Saul was king over us, {you were leading Israel in and out}. Yahweh had said to you, 'You shall be the shepherd of my people Israel, and you will be the leader over Israel.'"

2 Samuel 15:21

But Ittai answered the king and said, "{As Yahweh lives} and {my lord the king lives}, surely in the place wherever my lord the king shall be, if for death or if for life, surely there your servant will be."

2 Samuel 19:13

To Amasa you shall say: '[Are] you not my bones and my flesh? {May God punish me} if you [are] not the commander of my army before me forever, in place of Joab.'"

2 Samuel 20:4-8

Then the king said to Amasa, "Summon for me the men of Judah [within] three days, {and be here yourself}."

1 Kings 9:22

But from the {Israelites} Solomon did not make a slave, but they [were] the men of war, his officers, his commanders, his captains, and the commanders of his chariots and his cavalry.

2 Kings 9:32

When he lifted up his face to the window, he asked, "Who [is] with me?" Two or three eunuchs looked down to him.

2 Kings 10:5

So whoever was over the house, and whoever was over the city, and the elders and the guardians sent to Jehu, saying, "We [are] your servants; all that you say to us, we shall do. We shall not make anyone a king. Do [what] is good in your eyes."

Isaiah 59:17

And he put on righteousness like breastplate, and a helmet of salvation on his head, and he put on garments of vengeance [for] clothing, and he wrapped [himself in] zeal as [in a] robe.

Zechariah 8:23

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'In those days ten men from {all the nations of every language} will take hold of the hem of a Judean man, saying, "Let us go with you, for we have heard [that] God [is] with you!" '"

Matthew 12:30

The one who is not with me is against me, and the one who does not gather with me scatters.

John 6:67-68

So Jesus said to the twelve, "You do not want to go away also, [do you]?"

Galatians 6:16

And all those who follow this rule, peace and mercy [be] on them and on the Israel of God.

Ephesians 6:23-24

Peace to the brothers and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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