2 Samuel 23:8 NIV

David's Mighty Men

23:8-39pp -- 1Ch 11:10-41

8 These are the names of David's mighty men:1 Josheb-Basshebeth,a2 a Tahkemonite,b was chief of the Three; he raised his spear against eight hundred men, whom he killedc in one encounter.

References for 2 Samuel 23:8

    • b 23:8 - Hebrew; some Septuagint manuscripts suggest "Ish-Bosheth," that is, "Esh-Baal" (see also 1 Chron. 11:11 "Jashobeam").
    • c 23:8 - Probably a variant of "Hacmonite" (see 1 Chron. 11:11)
    • d 23:8 - Some Septuagint manuscripts (see also 1 Chron. 11:11); Hebrew and other Septuagint manuscripts "Three; it was Adino the Eznite who killed eight hundred men"