Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him.

King James Version

So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

Holman Bible

Joab and the people with him approached the Arameans for battle, and they fled before him.

International Standard Version

So Joab and the soldiers who were with him attacked the Arameans in battle formation, and the Arameans retreated in front of him.

A Conservative Version

So Joab and the company that were with him drew near before the Syrians to the battle, and they fled before him.

American Standard Version

So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

Amplified

So Joab and the people who were with him drew near before the Syrians for battle, and they fled before him.

Bible in Basic English

So Joab and the people who were with him went forward into the fight against the Aramaeans, and they went in flight before him.

Darby Translation

And Joab and the people that were with him drew near in front of the Syrians to the battle; and they fled before him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So Joab and the people that were with him drew near before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joab will draw near, and the people which are with him, before Aram to battle; and they will flee from before him.

King James 2000

So Joab and the people that were with him drew near before the Syrians unto the battle; and they fled before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Joab and the people who [were] with him drew near before Aram for battle, and they fled before him.

Modern King James verseion

And Joab and the people with him drew near before the Syrians to the battle. And they fled before him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh to the Syrians, to fight, and they fled before him.

NET Bible

So Joab and his men marched toward the Arameans to do battle, and they fled before him.

New Heart English Bible

So Joab and the people who were with him drew near before the Syrians to the battle; and they fled before him.

The Emphasized Bible

Then did Joab, and all the people who were with him, draw near before the Syrians unto the battle, - and they fled from before him.

Webster

So Joab and the people that were with him drew nigh before the Syrians to the battle; and they fled before him.

World English Bible

So Joab and the people who were with him drew near before the Syrians to the battle; and they fled before him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Joab draweth nigh, and the people who are with him, before Aram to battle, and they flee from his face;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

and the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

פּנים 
Paniym 
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119
Usage: 2119

the Syrians
ארם 
'Aram 
Usage: 132

unto the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

and they fled
נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Ammonites And Syrians Defeated

13 "Be strong, and let us show ourselves courageous for the sake of our people and for the cities of our God; and may the LORD do what is good in His sight." 14 So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him. 15 When the sons of Ammon saw that the Arameans fled, they also fled before Abshai his brother and entered the city. Then Joab came to Jerusalem.



Cross References

1 Kings 20:13

Now behold, a prophet approached Ahab king of Israel and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Have you seen all this great multitude? Behold, I will deliver them into your hand today, and you shall know that I am the LORD.'"

1 Kings 20:19-21

So these went out from the city, the young men of the rulers of the provinces, and the army which followed them.

1 Kings 20:28-30

Then a man of God came near and spoke to the king of Israel and said, "Thus says the LORD, 'Because the Arameans have said, "The LORD is a god of the mountains, but He is not a god of the valleys," therefore I will give all this great multitude into your hand, and you shall know that I am the LORD.'"

2 Chronicles 13:5-16

"Do you not know that the LORD God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt?

Jeremiah 46:15-16

"Why have your mighty ones become prostrate? They do not stand because the LORD has thrust them down.

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