8 These are the names of David's famous soldiers: the first was Josheb Basshebeth from Tachemon, who was the leader of "The Three"; he fought with his spear against eight hundred men and killed them all in one battle.

References for 2 Samuel 23:8

    • b 23:8 - [One ancient translation] "The Three"; [Hebrew] the third.
    • c 23:8 - [Probable text (see 1 Ch 11.11)] he fought with his spear; [Hebrew unclear.]