Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle took place in the forest of Ephraim.

King James Version

So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the wood of Ephraim;

Holman Bible

Then David's forces marched into the field to engage Israel in battle, which took place in the forest of Ephraim.

International Standard Version

David's army left for the battlefield to fight Absalom and his Israeli followers, and they also fought in the Ephraim forest,

A Conservative Version

So the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.

American Standard Version

So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.

Amplified

So the army went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was fought in the forest of Ephraim.

Bible in Basic English

So the people went out into the field against Israel, and the fight took place in the woods of Ephraim.

Darby Translation

And the people went out into the field against Israel; and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim,

Julia Smith Translation

And the people will go forth to the field to the meeting of Israel: and the war will be in the forest of Ephraim;

King James 2000

So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim;

Lexham Expanded Bible

The army went out to the field to meet Israel, and the battle was [fought] in the forest of Ephraim.

Modern King James verseion

And the people went out into the field against Israel. And the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle was in the wood of Ephraim:

NET Bible

Then the army marched out to the field to fight against Israel. The battle took place in the forest of Ephraim.

New Heart English Bible

So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.

The Emphasized Bible

So the people went forth into the field against Israel, - and the battle took place in the forest of Ephraim.

Webster

So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the wood of Ephraim;

World English Bible

So the people went out into the field against Israel: and the battle was in the forest of Ephraim.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the people goeth out into the field to meet Israel, and the battle is in a forest of Ephraim;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
So the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

into the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

קראה 
Qir'ah 
Usage: 99

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

and the battle
מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

was in the wood
יער 
Ya`ar 
Usage: 58

Context Readings

Absalom Dies In Battle

5 The king charged Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, "Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom." And all the people heard when the king charged all the commanders concerning Absalom. 6 Then the people went out into the field against Israel, and the battle took place in the forest of Ephraim. 7 The people of Israel were defeated there before the servants of David, and the slaughter there that day was great, 20,000 men.



Cross References

Joshua 17:18

but the hill country shall be yours. For though it is a forest, you shall clear it, and to its farthest borders it shall be yours; for you shall drive out the Canaanites, even though they have chariots of iron and though they are strong."

Joshua 17:15

Joshua said to them, "If you are a numerous people, go up to the forest and clear a place for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the Rephaim, since the hill country of Ephraim is too narrow for you."

Judges 12:4-6

Then Jephthah gathered all the men of Gilead and fought Ephraim; and the men of Gilead defeated Ephraim, because they said, "You are fugitives of Ephraim, O Gileadites, in the midst of Ephraim and in the midst of Manasseh."

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