Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

David took from him 1,000 chariots and 7,000 horsemen and 20,000 foot soldiers, and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved enough of them for 100 chariots.

King James Version

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: David also houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them an hundred chariots.

Holman Bible

David captured 1,000 chariots, 7,000 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers from him, hamstrung all the horses, and kept 100 chariots.

International Standard Version

David confiscated 1,000 chariots, 7,000 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers from him, and hamstrung all of the chariot horses except for a reserve force of 100 chariots.

A Conservative Version

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen. And David hocked all the chariot horses, but reserved from them for a hundred chariots.

American Standard Version

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David hocked all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

Amplified

David took from him 1,000 chariots, 7,000 horsemen, and 20,000 foot soldiers (infantrymen). David also hamstrung [nearly] all the chariot horses [to make them lame and useless], but left enough of them for 100 chariots.

Bible in Basic English

And David took from him a thousand war-carriages and seven thousand horsemen and twenty thousand footmen: and he had the leg-muscles of all the horses cut, keeping only enough of them for a hundred war-carriages.

Darby Translation

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David houghed all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for a hundred chariots.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will take from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand men on foot: and David will root up every chariot, and David will leave from them a hundred chariots.

King James 2000

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: David also hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved of them a hundred chariots.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And David captured from him one thousand chariots, seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand foot soldiers. And David hamstrung all the chariot horses but left one hundred of them [to] remain [for] chariots.

Modern King James verseion

And David took from him a thousand chariots and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen. David also hamstrung all the chariot horses, but kept from them a hundred chariots.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David took from him a thousand chariots and seven thousand horsemen and twenty thousand footmen, and brake all the chariots, save that he reserved of them a hundred.

NET Bible

David seized from him 1,000 chariots, 7,000 charioteers, and 20,000 infantrymen. David cut the hamstrings of all but a hundred of Hadadezer's chariot horses.

New Heart English Bible

David took from him one thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for one hundred chariots.

The Emphasized Bible

And David captured from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen, - and David destroyed all the chariots, saving that he reserved from them a hundred chariots.

Webster

And David took from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen: David also houghed all the chariot-horses, but reserved of them a hundred chariots.

World English Bible

David took from him one thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen; and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved of them for one hundred chariots.

Youngs Literal Translation

and David captureth from him a thousand chariots, and seven thousand horsemen, and twenty thousand footmen, and David destroyeth utterly all the chariots, and leaveth of them a hundred chariots only.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

לכד 
Lakad 
Usage: 121

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

and seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

אלף 
'eleph 
אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504
Usage: 504

פּרשׁ 
Parash 
Usage: 57

and twenty
עשׂרים 
`esriym 
Usage: 315

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

עקר 
`aqar 
Usage: 7

all the chariot
רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

of them an hundred
מאיה מאה 
me'ah 
Usage: 581

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

David's Victory Over His Enemies

3 David also defeated Hadadezer king of Zobah as far as Hamath, as he went to establish his rule to the Euphrates River. 4 David took from him 1,000 chariots and 7,000 horsemen and 20,000 foot soldiers, and David hamstrung all the chariot horses, but reserved enough of them for 100 chariots. 5 When the Arameans of Damascus came to help Hadadezer king of Zobah, David killed 22,000 men of the Arameans.


Cross References

2 Samuel 8:4

David captured from him 1,700 horsemen and 20,000 foot soldiers; and David hamstrung the chariot horses, but reserved enough of them for 100 chariots.

Deuteronomy 17:16

Moreover, he shall not multiply horses for himself, nor shall he cause the people to return to Egypt to multiply horses, since the Lord has said to you, ‘You shall never again return that way.’

Joshua 11:6

Then the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid because of them, for tomorrow at this time I will deliver all of them slain before Israel; you shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.”

Joshua 11:9

Joshua did to them as the Lord had told him; he hamstrung their horses and burned their chariots with fire.

1 Kings 4:2

These were his officials: Azariah the son of Zadok was the priest;

1 Kings 10:26

Now Solomon gathered chariots and horsemen; and he had 1,400 chariots and 12,000 horsemen, and he stationed them in the chariot cities and with the king in Jerusalem.

Psalm 20:7

Some boast in chariots and some in horses,
But we will boast in the name of the Lord, our God.

Psalm 33:16-17

The king is not saved by a mighty army;
A warrior is not delivered by great strength.

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