Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he put Uriah at the place where he knew there were valiant men.

King James Version

And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.

Holman Bible

When Joab was besieging the city, he put Uriah in the place where he knew the best enemy soldiers were.

International Standard Version

So as Joab began to attack the city, he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew valiant men would be stationed.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew that valiant men were.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, when Joab kept watch upon the city, that he assigned Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men were.

Amplified

So it happened that as Joab was besieging the city, he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew the [enemy’s] valiant men were positioned.

Bible in Basic English

So while Joab was watching the town, he put Uriah in the place where it was clear to him the best fighters were.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass as Joab watched the city, that he assigned Urijah to a place where he knew that the valiant men were.

Julia Smith Translation

And it will be in Joab's watching the city, and he will give Uriah to the place where he knew that strong men were there.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When Joab was besieging} the city, he put Uriah toward the place which he knew {there were valiant warriors}.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened when Joab observed the city, he sent Uriah to a place where he knew brave men were.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as Joab beseiged the city he assigned Uriah unto a place where he wist that strong men were.

NET Bible

So as Joab kept watch on the city, he stationed Uriah at the place where he knew the best enemy soldiers were.

New Heart English Bible

It happened, when Joab kept watch on the city, that he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew that valiant men were.

The Emphasized Bible

So it came to pass, when Joab was laying siege to the city, that he put Uriah in the place where he knew that the men of valour, were.

Webster

And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah to a place where he knew that valiant men were.

World English Bible

It happened, when Joab kept watch on the city, that he assigned Uriah to the place where he knew that valiant men were.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass in Joab's watching of the city, that he appointeth Uriah unto the place where he knew that valiant men are;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass, when Joab
יואב 
Yow'ab 
Usage: 145

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

אוּריּהוּ אוּריּה 
'Uwriyah 
Usage: 39

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

David Commits Adultery With Bathsheba

15 He had written in the letter, saying, “Place Uriah in the front line of the fiercest battle and withdraw from him, so that he may be struck down and die.” 16 So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he put Uriah at the place where he knew there were valiant men. 17 The men of the city went out and fought against Joab, and some of the people among David’s servants fell; and Uriah the Hittite also died.



Cross References

1 Samuel 22:17-19

And the king said to the guards who were attending him, “Turn around and put the priests of the Lord to death, because their hand also is with David and because they knew that he was fleeing and did not reveal it to me.” But the servants of the king were not willing to put forth their hands to attack the priests of the Lord.

2 Samuel 3:27

So when Abner returned to Hebron, Joab took him aside into the middle of the gate to speak with him privately, and there he struck him in the belly so that he died on account of the blood of Asahel his brother.

2 Samuel 11:21

Who struck down Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman throw an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you go so near the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.’”

2 Samuel 20:9-10

Joab said to Amasa, “Is it well with you, my brother?” And Joab took Amasa by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.

1 Kings 2:5

“Now you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt about his waist, and on his sandals on his feet.

1 Kings 2:31-34

The king said to him, “Do as he has spoken and fall upon him and bury him, that you may remove from me and from my father’s house the blood which Joab shed without cause.

1 Kings 21:12-14

They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.

2 Kings 10:6

Then he wrote a letter to them a second time saying, “If you are on my side, and you will listen to my voice, take the heads of the men, your master’s sons, and come to me at Jezreel tomorrow about this time.” Now the king’s sons, seventy persons, were with the great men of the city, who were rearing them.

Proverbs 29:12

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood,
All his ministers become wicked.

Hosea 5:11

Ephraim is oppressed, crushed in judgment,
Because he was determined to follow man’s command.

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.

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