Compare Translations for 1 Chronicles 14:3

1 Chronicles 14:3 ASV
And David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David begat more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 BBE
And while he was living in Jerusalem, David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 CEB
David married more secondary wives in Jerusalem and fathered more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 CJB
David took more concubines and wives in Yerushalayim, and David became father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 RHE
And David took other wives in Jerusalem: and he begot sons, and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 ESV
And David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David fathered more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 GW
David married more wives in Jerusalem and fathered more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 GNT
There in Jerusalem, David married more wives and had more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 HNV
David took more wives at Yerushalayim; and David became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 CSB
David took more wives in Jerusalem, and he became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 KJV
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 LEB
And David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David fathered more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NAS
Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NCV
David married more women in Jerusalem and had more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NIRV
In Jerusalem David got married to more women. He also became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NIV
In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NKJV
Then David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David begot more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NLT
Then David married more wives in Jerusalem, and they had many sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 NRS
David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 RSV
And David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David begot more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 DBY
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begot more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 MSG
David married more wives and had more children in Jerusalem.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 WBT
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 TMB
And David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David begot more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 TNIV
In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 WEB
David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David became the father of more sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 WYC
And David took other wives in Jerusalem, and he begat sons and daughters.
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1 Chronicles 14:3 YLT
And David taketh again wives in Jerusalem, and David begetteth again sons and daughters;
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1 Chronicles 14 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 14

David's victories.

- In this chapter we have an account of, 1. David's kingdom established. 2. His family built up. 3. His enemies defeated. ( 2 Samuel 5 ) upon as a type and figure of the exalted honour of the Son of David.

1 Chronicles 14 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 14

1 Chronicles 14:1 1 Chronicles 14:2 . HIRAM'S KINDNESS TO DAVID; DAVID'S FELICITY.

1. Now Hiram king of The alliance with this neighboring king, and the important advantages derived from it, were among the most fortunate circumstances in David's reign. The providence of God appeared concurrent with His promise in smoothing the early course of his reign. Having conquered the Jebusites and made Zion the royal residence, he had now, along with internal prosperity, established an advantageous treaty with a neighboring prince; and hence, in immediate connection with the mention of this friendly league, it is said, "David perceived that the Lord had confirmed him king over Israel."

2. his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel--This is an important truth, that sovereigns are invested with royal honor and authority, not for their own sakes so much as for that of their people. But while it is true of all kings, it was especially applicable to the monarchs of Israel, and even David was made to know that all his glory and greatness were given only to fit him, as the minister of God, to execute the divine purposes towards the chosen people.

1 Chronicles 14:3-7 . HIS WIVES.

3. David took more wives at His concubines are mentioned ( 1 Chronicles 3:9 ), where also is given a list of his children ( 1 Chronicles 14:5-8 ), and those born in Jerusalem ( 2 Samuel 5:14-16 ). In that, however, the names of Eliphalet and Nogah do not occur, and Beeliada appears to be the same as Eliada.

1 Chronicles 14:8-17 . HIS VICTORIES OVER THE PHILISTINES.

8. all the Philistines went up to seek David--in the hope of accomplishing his ruin (for so the phrase is used, 1 Samuel 23:15 , 1 Samuel 24:2 1 Samuel 24:3 ) before his throne was consolidated. Their hostility arose, both from a belief that his patriotism would lead him, erelong, to wipe out the national dishonor at Gilboa, and by fear, that in any invasion of their country, his thorough knowledge of their weak points would give him superior advantages. They resolved, therefore, to surprise and crush him before he was fairly seated on his throne.

11. they came up to Baal-perazim; and David smote them there--In an engagement fought at Mount Perazim ( Isaiah 28:21 ), in the valley of Rephaim, a few miles west of Jerusalem, the Philistines were defeated and put to flight.

12. when they had left their

13. the Philistines yet again spread themselves--They renewed the campaign the next season, taking the same route. David, according to divine directions, did not confront them.

14. Go not up after them--The text in 2 Samuel 5:23 , more correctly has, "Go not up."
turn away from them--that is, by stealing round a baca-grove, come upon their rear.

15. for God is gone forth before thee--that is, the rustling of the leaves by a strong breeze suddenly rising, was the sign by which David was divinely apprised of the precise moment for the attack. The impetuosity of his onset was like the gush of a pent-up torrent, which sweeps away all in its course; and in allusion to this incident the place got its name.

16. from Gibeon . . . to Gazer--Geba or Gibea ( 2 Samuel 5:25 ), now Yefa, in the province of Judah. The line from this to Gazer was intersected by the roads which led from Judah to the cities of the Philistines. To recover possession of it, therefore, as was effected by this decisive battle, was equivalent to setting free the whole mountain region of Judah as far as their most westerly slope [BERTHEAU].