12 But Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field. He defended it and struck the Philistines down, and the LORD brought about a great victory.

Read 2 Samuel 23:12 Using Other Translations

But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory.
But he took his stand in the midst of the plot and defended it and struck down the Philistines, and the LORD worked a great victory.
but Shammah held his ground in the middle of the field and beat back the Philistines. So the LORD brought about a great victory.