Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Now it came to pass when David was in Edom, when Joab the captain of the host had gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom

New American Standard Bible

For it came about, when David was in Edom, and Joab the commander of the army had gone up to bury the slain, and had struck down every male in Edom

King James Version

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the host was gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom;

Holman Bible

Earlier, when David was in Edom, Joab, the commander of the army, had gone to bury the dead and had struck down every male in Edom.

International Standard Version

During David's military campaign against Edom, when his army commander Joab had gone out to bury the dead, he killed every male in Edom.

A Conservative Version

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the army was gone up to bury the slain, and had smitten every male in Edom

American Standard Version

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the host was gone up to bury the slain, and had smitten every male in Edom;

Amplified

For when David was in Edom, and Joab the commander of Israel's army went up to bury the slain, he slew every male in Edom.

Bible in Basic English

And when David had sent destruction on Edom, and Joab, the captain of the army, had gone to put the dead into the earth, and had put to death every male in Edom;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab, the captain of the host, had gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be in David's being in Edom, and in Joab the chief of the army going up, he came to bury the slain, and he will strike every male in Edom;

King James 2000

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the army had gone up to bury the slain, after he had killed every male in Edom;

Lexham Expanded Bible

It had happened that when David was at Edom, Joab the commander of the army went up to bury the slain, and he killed every male in Edom.

Modern King James verseion

For it happened when David was in Edom, and Joab the commander of the army had gone up to bury the slain, after he had stricken every male in Edom--

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the host was gone up to bury them that were slain, he smote all the males in Edom -

NET Bible

During David's campaign against Edom, Joab, the commander of the army, while on a mission to bury the dead, killed every male in Edom.

New Heart English Bible

For it happened, when David was in Edom, and Joab the commander of the army was gone up to bury the slain, and had struck every male in Edom

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, when David was dealing with Edom, and Joab general of the army went up to bury the slain, - and had smitten every male in Edom, -

Webster

For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the host had gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom;

World English Bible

For it happened, when David was in Edom, and Joab the captain of the army was gone up to bury the slain, and had struck every male in Edom

Youngs Literal Translation

and it cometh to pass, in David's being with Edom, in the going up of Joab head of the host to bury the slain, that he smiteth every male in Edom --

Interlinear

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

was in Edom
אדום אדם 
'Edom 
Usage: 100

and Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

the captain
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

of the host
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

was gone up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

to bury
קבר 
Qabar 
Usage: 133

the slain
חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 83

Context Readings

Solomon's Enemies

14 And Jehovah stirred up an adversary to Solomon, Hadad the Edomite; he was of the king's seed in Edom. 15 Now it came to pass when David was in Edom, when Joab the captain of the host had gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten every male in Edom 16 (for Joab abode there six months with all Israel, until he had cut off every male in Edom),



Cross References

2 Samuel 8:14

And he put garrisons in Edom: throughout Edom did he put garrisons; and all they of Edom became servants to David. And Jehovah preserved David whithersoever he went.

Deuteronomy 20:13

and when Jehovah thy God delivereth it into thy hand, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:

1 Chronicles 18:12-13

And Abishai the son of Zeruiah smote of the Edomites in the valley of salt eighteen thousand.

Genesis 25:23

And Jehovah said to her, Two nations are in thy womb, And two peoples shall be separated from thy bowels; And one people shall be stronger than the other people, And the elder shall serve the younger.

Genesis 27:40

And by thy sword shalt thou live; And thou shalt serve thy brother; And it shall come to pass when thou rovest about, That thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.

Numbers 24:18-19

And Edom shall be a possession, and Seir a possession, they, his enemies; but Israel will do valiantly.

Numbers 31:17

And now slay every male among the little ones, and slay every woman that hath known man by lying with him,

Psalm 60:1

{To the chief Musician. On Shushan. Testimony. Michtam of David; to teach: when he strove with the Syrians of Mesopotamia, and the Syrians of Zobah, and Joab returned, and smote the Edomites in the valley of salt, twelve thousand.} O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased: restore us again.

Psalm 108:10

Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me unto Edom?

Malachi 1:2-3

I have loved you, saith Jehovah; but ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith Jehovah, and I loved Jacob,

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