1 Samuel 14:9 NLT

9 If they say to us, ‘Stay where you are or we’ll kill you,’ then we will stop and not go up to them.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 14:9

  • a 14:2 - Or around the rock of Rimmon; compare Judg 20:45, 47 ; 21:13 .
  • b 14:14 - Hebrew half a yoke; a “yoke” was the amount of land plowed by a pair of yoked oxen in one day.
  • c 14:16 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads they went and there.
  • d 14:18 - As in some Greek manuscripts; Hebrew reads “Bring the Ark of God.” For at that time the Ark of God was with the Israelites.
  • e 14:19 - Hebrew Withdraw your hand.
  • f 14:27 - Or his eyes brightened; similarly in 14:29 .
  • g 14:41 - Greek version adds If the fault is with me or my son Jonathan, respond with Urim; but if the men of Israel are at fault, respond with Thummim.
  • h 14:47 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads he acted wickedly.
  • i 14:49 - Hebrew Ishvi, a variant name for Ishbosheth; also known as Esh-baal.