Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And David got a name for him when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

New American Standard Bible

So David made a name for himself when he returned from killing 18,000 Arameans in the Valley of Salt.

King James Version

And David gat him a name when he returned from smiting of the Syrians in the valley of salt, being eighteen thousand men.

Holman Bible

David made a reputation for himself when he returned from striking down 18,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

International Standard Version

David made a name for himself when he returned from killing 18,000 Edomites in the Salt Valley.

American Standard Version

And David gat him a name when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

Amplified

So David made a name for himself when he returned from killing 18,000 Arameans (Syrians) in the Valley of Salt.

Bible in Basic English

And David got great honour for himself, when he came back, by the destruction of Edom in the valley of Salt, to the number of eighteen thousand men.

Darby Translation

And David made him a name when he returned, after he had smitten the Syrians in the valley of salt, eighteen thousand men.

Julia Smith Translation

And David will make a name in his turning back from his smiting Aram in the valley of salt, eighteen thousand.

King James 2000

And David got him a name when he returned from defeating of the Edomites in the valley of salt, being eighteen thousand men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So David made a name for himself when he returned from defeating Aram in the Valley of Salt, eighteen thousand.

Modern King James verseion

And David made a name for himself when he returned from striking the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, eighteen thousand men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And David made him a name after he returned from the slaughter of the Syrians in the valley of salt where he slew eighteen thousand men.

NET Bible

David became famous when he returned from defeating the Arameans in the Valley of Salt, he defeated 18,000 in all.

New Heart English Bible

David earned a reputation when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

The Emphasized Bible

And David made a name, when he returned from his smiting of the Syrians in the valley of salt, - eighteen thousand.

Webster

And David made him a name when he returned from smiting of the Syrians in the valley of Salt, being eighteen thousand men.

World English Bible

David earned a reputation when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men.

Youngs Literal Translation

And David maketh a name in his turning back from his smiting Aram in the valley of Salt -- eighteen thousand;

Interlinear

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

him a name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

of the Syrians
ארם 
'Aram 
Usage: 132

in the valley
גּי גּיא 
Gay' 
Usage: 60

of salt
מלח 
melach 
Usage: 28

שׁמונה שׁמנה שׁמונה שׁמנה 
Sh@moneh 
Usage: 109

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

Context Readings

David's Military Victories Continue

12 of Syria, and of Moab, and of the sons of Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalek, and of the spoil of Hadadezer, son of Rehob, king of Zobah. 13 And David got a name for him when he returned from smiting the Syrians in the Valley of Salt, even eighteen thousand men. 14 And he put garrisons in Edom. He put garrisons throughout all Edom, and all the Edomites became servants to David. And LORD gave victory to David wherever he went.


Cross References

2 Kings 14:7

He killed ten thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt, and took Sela by war, and called the name of it Joktheel, to this day.

2 Samuel 7:9

And I have been with thee wherever thou went, and have cut off all thine enemies from before thee. And I will make thee a great name, like the name of the great ones that are on the earth.

1 Chronicles 18:12

Moreover Abishai the son of Zeruiah smote eighteen thousand of the Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

2 Chronicles 25:11

And Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and smote ten thousand of the sons of Seir.

Psalm 60:1

O God thou have cast us off. Thou have broken us down. Thou have been angry. O restore us again.

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