18 and he ordered that the people of Judah be taught this lament of the bow (it is written in the Book of Jashar):

Read 2 Samuel 1:18 Using Other Translations

(Also he bade them teach the children of Judah the use of the bow: behold, it is written in the book of Jasher.)
and he said it should be taught to the people of Judah; behold, it is written in the Book of Jashar. He said:
and he commanded that it be taught to the people of Judah. It is known as the Song of the Bow, and it is recorded in