Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

The battle that day was extremely fierce, and Abner and the men of Israel were defeated by David's soldiers.

New American Standard Bible

That day the battle was very severe, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.

King James Version

And there was a very sore battle that day; and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

International Standard Version

The battle was very violent that day, with Abner and the men of Israel being defeated in the presence of David's servants.

A Conservative Version

And the battle was very severe that day. And Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

American Standard Version

And the battle was very sore that day: and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

Amplified

A very fierce battle followed, and Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.

Bible in Basic English

And there was hard fighting that day; and Abner and the men of Israel gave way before the servants of David.

Darby Translation

And the battle that day was very severe; and Abner and the men of Israel were routed before the servants of David.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And there was a very severe battle that day where Abner and the men of Israel were overcome before the slaves of David.

Julia Smith Translation

And the war will be hard even exceedingly, in that day; and Abner will be smitten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

King James 2000

And there was a very fierce battle that day; and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then the battle {became increasingly fierce} on that day, and Abner and the men of Israel [were] defeated before the servants of David.

Modern King James verseion

And there was a very grievous battle that day. And Abner and the men of Israel were beaten before the servants of David.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And there began an exceeding cruel battle that same day. But Abner and the men of Israel were put to the worse of the servants of David.

NET Bible

Now the battle was very severe that day; Abner and the men of Israel were overcome by David's soldiers.

New Heart English Bible

The battle was very severe that day: and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

The Emphasized Bible

So the battle became exceeding obstinate, on that day, - and Abner and the men of Israel were defeated before the servants of David.

Webster

And there was a very severe battle that day; and Abner was defeated, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

World English Bible

The battle was very severe that day: and Abner was beaten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the battle is very hard on that day, and Abner is smitten, and the men of Israel, before the servants of David.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁה 
Qasheh 
Usage: 36

מלחמה 
Milchamah 
Usage: 319

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

and Abner
אבינר אבנר 
'Abner 
Usage: 63

נגף 
Nagaph 
Usage: 49

and the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

War Between Judah And Israel

16 Then each man grabbed his opponent by the head and [thrust] his sword into his opponent's side so that they all died together. So this place, which is in Gibeon, is named Field of Blades. 17 The battle that day was extremely fierce, and Abner and the men of Israel were defeated by David's soldiers. 18 The three sons of Zeruiah were there: Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. Asahel was a fast runner, like one of the wild gazelles.


Cross References

2 Samuel 3:1

The war between the house of Saul and the house of David was long and drawn out, with David growing stronger and the house of Saul becoming weaker.



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