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

And Joab drew nigh, and the people that were with him, unto the battle against the Syrians: and they fled before him.

Holman Bible

Joab and his troops advanced to fight against the Arameans, 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 people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Syrians. And they fled before him.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

Then Joab and the people with him went forward to the fight against the Aramaeans, and they went in flight before him.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And Joab will draw near, and the people which were with him, to battle against Aram: and they will flee from his face.

King James 2000

And Joab drew near, and the people that were with him, unto the battle against the Syrians: and they fled before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Joab and all the people who [were] with him moved forward into the battle against Aram, and they fled from before him.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And forthwith Joab proceeded, and the people that was with him, into battle against the Syrians: which fled before him.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

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

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

and the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

that were with him, unto the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

ארם 
'Aram 
Usage: 132

and they fled
נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

Israel Fights Ammon And Aram

12 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.” 13 So Joab and the people who were with him drew near to the battle against the Arameans, and they fled before him. 14 When the sons of Ammon saw that the Arameans fled, they also fled before Abishai and entered the city. Then Joab returned from fighting against the sons of Ammon and came to Jerusalem.


Cross References

1 Kings 20:13-21

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 20:28-30

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.’”

1 Chronicles 19:14-15

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

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?

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