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1 Chronicles 12

NCV 1 These were the men who came to David at Ziklag when David was hiding from Saul son of Kish. They were among the warriors who helped David in battle. NIV 1 These were the men who came to David at Ziklag, while he was banished from the presence of Saul son of Kish (they were among the warriors who helped him in battle; NCV 2 They came with bows for weapons and could use either their right or left hands to shoot arrows or to sling rocks. They were Saul's relatives from the tribe of Benjamin. NIV 2 they were armed with bows and were able to shoot arrows or to sling stones right-handed or left-handed; they were relatives of Saul from the tribe of Benjamin): NCV 3 Ahiezer was their leader, and there was Joash. (Ahiezer and Joash were sons of Shemaah, who was from the town of Gibeah.) There were also Jeziel and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth. There were Beracah and Jehu from the town of Anathoth. NIV 3 Ahiezer their chief and Joash the sons of Shemaah the Gibeathite; Jeziel and Pelet the sons of Azmaveth; Berakah, Jehu the Anathothite, NCV 4 And there was Ishmaiah from the town of Gibeon; he was one of the Thirty. In fact, he was the leader of the Thirty. There were Jeremiah, Jahaziel, Johanan, and Jozabad from Gederah. NIV 4 and Ishmaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty warrior among the Thirty, who was a leader of the Thirty; Jeremiah, Jahaziel, Johanan, Jozabad the Gederathite, NCV 5 There were Eluzai, Jerimoth, Bealiah, and Shemariah. There was Shephatiah from Haruph. NIV 5 Eluzai, Jerimoth, Bealiah, Shemariah and Shephatiah the Haruphite; NCV 6 There were Elkanah, Isshiah, Azarel, Joezer, and Jashobeam from the family group of Korah. NIV 6 Elkanah, Ishiah, Azarel, Joezer and Jashobeam the Korahites; NCV 7 And there were Joelah and Zebadiah, the sons of Jeroham, from the town of Gedor. NIV 7 and Joelah and Zebadiah the sons of Jeroham from Gedor. NCV 8 Part of the people of Gad joined David at his stronghold in the desert. They were brave warriors trained for war and skilled with shields and spears. They were as fierce as lions and as fast as gazelles over the hills. NIV 8 Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the wilderness. They were brave warriors, ready for battle and able to handle the shield and spear. Their faces were the faces of lions, and they were as swift as gazelles in the mountains. NCV 9 Ezer was the leader of Gad's army, and Obadiah was second in command. Eliab was third, NIV 9 Ezer was the chief, Obadiah the second in command, Eliab the third, NCV 10 Mishmannah was fourth, Jeremiah was fifth, NIV 10 Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah the fifth, NCV 11 Attai was sixth, Eliel was seventh, NIV 11 Attai the sixth, Eliel the seventh, NCV 12 Johanan was eighth, Elzabad was ninth, NIV 12 Johanan the eighth, Elzabad the ninth, NCV 13 Jeremiah was tenth, and Macbannai was eleventh in command. NIV 13 Jeremiah the tenth and Makbannai the eleventh. NCV 14 They were the commanders of the army from Gad. The least of these leaders was in charge of a hundred soldiers, and the greatest was in charge of a thousand. NIV 14 These Gadites were army commanders; the least was a match for a hundred, and the greatest for a thousand. NCV 15 They crossed the Jordan River and chased away the people living in the valleys, to the east and to the west. This happened in the first month of the year when the Jordan floods the valley. NIV 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. NCV 16 Other people from the tribes of Benjamin and Judah also came to David at his stronghold. NIV 16 Other Benjamites and some men from Judah also came to David in his stronghold. NCV 17 David went out to meet them and said to them, "If you have come peacefully to help me, I welcome you. Join me. But if you have come to turn me over to my enemies, even though I have done nothing wrong, the God of our fathers will see this and punish you." NIV 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.” NCV 18 Then the Spirit entered Amasai, the leader of the Thirty, and he said: "We belong to you, David. We are with you, son of Jesse. Success, success to you. Success to those who help you, because your God helps you." So David welcomed these men and made them leaders of his army. NIV 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. NCV 19 Some of the men from Manasseh also joined David when he went with the Philistines to fight Saul. But David and his men did not really help the Philistines. After talking about it, the Philistine leaders decided to send David away. They said, "If David goes back to his master Saul, we will be killed." NIV 19 Some of the tribe of Manasseh defected to David when he went with the Philistines to fight against Saul. (He and his men did not help the Philistines because, after consultation, their rulers sent him away. They said, “It will cost us our heads if he deserts to his master Saul.”) NCV 20 These are the men from Manasseh who joined David when he went to Ziklag: Adnah, Jozabad, Jediael, Michael, Jozabad, Elihu, and Zillethai. Each of them was a leader of a thousand men from Manasseh. NIV 20 When David went to Ziklag, these were the men of Manasseh who defected to him: Adnah, Jozabad, Jediael, Michael, Jozabad, Elihu and Zillethai, leaders of units of a thousand in Manasseh. NCV 21 All these men of Manasseh were brave soldiers, and they helped David fight against groups of men who went around the country robbing people. These soldiers became commanders in David's army. NIV 21 They helped David against raiding bands, for all of them were brave warriors, and they were commanders in his army. NCV 22 Every day more men joined David, and his army became large, like the army of God. NIV 22 Day after day men came to help David, until he had a great army, like the army of God. NCV 23 These are the numbers of the soldiers ready for battle who joined David at Hebron. They came to help turn the kingdom of Saul over to David, just as the Lord had said. NIV 23 These are the numbers of the men armed for battle who came to David at Hebron to turn Saul’s kingdom over to him, as the LORD had said: NCV 24 There were sixty-eight hundred men with their weapons from Judah. They carried shields and spears. NIV 24 from Judah, carrying shield and spear—6,800 armed for battle; NCV 25 There were seventy-one hundred men from Simeon. They were warriors ready for war. NIV 25 from Simeon, warriors ready for battle—7,100; NCV 26 There were forty-six hundred men from Levi. NIV 26 from Levi—4,600, NCV 27 Jehoiada, a leader from Aaron's family, was in that group. There were thirty-seven hundred with him. NIV 27 including Jehoiada, leader of the family of Aaron, with 3,700 men, NCV 28 Zadok was also in that group. He was a strong young warrior, and with him came twenty-two leaders from his family. NIV 28 and Zadok, a brave young warrior, with 22 officers from his family; NCV 29 There were three thousand men from Benjamin, who were Saul's relatives. Most of them had remained loyal to Saul's family until then. NIV 29 from Benjamin, Saul’s tribe—3,000, most of whom had remained loyal to Saul’s house until then; NCV 30 There were twenty thousand eight hundred men from Ephraim. They were brave warriors and were famous men in their own family groups. NIV 30 from Ephraim, brave warriors, famous in their own clans—20,800; NCV 31 There were eighteen thousand men from West Manasseh. Each one was especially chosen to make David king. NIV 31 from half the tribe of Manasseh, designated by name to come and make David king—18,000; NCV 32 There were two hundred leaders from Issachar. They knew what Israel should do, and they knew the right time to do it. Their relatives were with them and under their command. NIV 32 from Issachar, men who understood the times and knew what Israel should do—200 chiefs, with all their relatives under their command; NCV 33 There were fifty thousand men from Zebulun. They were trained soldiers and knew how to use every kind of weapon of war. They followed David completely. NIV 33 from Zebulun, experienced soldiers prepared for battle with every type of weapon, to help David with undivided loyalty—50,000; NCV 34 There were one thousand officers from Naphtali. They had thirty-seven thousand soldiers with them who carried shields and spears. NIV 34 from Naphtali—1,000 officers, together with 37,000 men carrying shields and spears; NCV 35 There were twenty-eight thousand six hundred men from Dan, who were ready for war. NIV 35 from Dan, ready for battle—28,600; NCV 36 There were forty thousand trained soldiers from Asher, who were ready for war. NIV 36 from Asher, experienced soldiers prepared for battle—40,000; NCV 37 There were one hundred twenty thousand soldiers from the east side of the Jordan River from the people of Reuben, Gad, and East Manasseh. They had every kind of weapon. NIV 37 and from east of the Jordan, from Reuben, Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh, armed with every type of weapon—120,000. NCV 38 All these fighting men were ready to go to war. They came to Hebron fully agreed to make David king of all Israel. All the other Israelites also agreed to make David king. NIV 38 All these were fighting men who volunteered to serve in the ranks. They came to Hebron fully determined to make David king over all Israel. All the rest of the Israelites were also of one mind to make David king. NCV 39 They spent three days there with David, eating and drinking, because their relatives had prepared food for them. NIV 39 The men spent three days there with David, eating and drinking, for their families had supplied provisions for them. NCV 40 Also, their neighbors came from as far away as Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali, bringing food on donkeys, camels, mules, and oxen. They brought much flour, fig cakes, raisins, wine, oil, cows, and sheep, because the people of Israel were very happy. NIV 40 Also, their neighbors from as far away as Issachar, Zebulun and Naphtali came bringing food on donkeys, camels, mules and oxen. There were plentiful supplies of flour, fig cakes, raisin cakes, wine, olive oil, cattle and sheep, for there was joy in Israel.

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