1 Chronicles 12:16

16 Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold.

1 Chronicles 12:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 And there came of the children of Benjamin and Judah to the hold unto David.
ESV
16 And some of the men of Benjamin and Judah came to the stronghold to David.
NLT
16 Others from Benjamin and Judah came to David at the stronghold.
MSG
16 There were also men from the tribes of Benjamin and Judah who joined David in his wilderness fortress.
CSB
16 Other Benjaminites and men from Judah also went to David at the stronghold.

1 Chronicles 12:16 Meaning and Commentary

1 Chronicles 12:16

And there came of the men of Benjamin, and of Judah
Besides those before mentioned, ( 1 Chronicles 12:2 ) ,

to the hold unto David;
the same as in ( 1 Chronicles 12:8 ) .

1 Chronicles 12:16 In-Context

14 These Gadites were army commanders; the least was a match for a hundred, and the greatest for a thousand.
15 It was they who crossed the Jordan in the first month when it was overflowing all its banks, and they put to flight everyone living in the valleys, to the east and to the west.
16 Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold.
17 David went out to meet them and said to them, “If you have come to me in peace to help me, I am ready for you to join me. But if you have come to betray me to my enemies when my hands are free from violence, may the God of our ancestors see it and judge you.”
18 Then the Spirit came on Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said: “We are yours, David! We are with you, son of Jesse! Success, success to you, and success to those who help you, for your God will help you.” So David received them and made them leaders of his raiding bands.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S 2 Samuel 3:19