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2 Samuel 23

CSB 1 These are the last words of David: The proclamation of David son of Jesse, the proclamation of the man raised on high, the one anointed by the God of Jacob, the favorite singer of Israel: NIV 1 These are the last words of David: “The inspired utterance of David son of Jesse, the utterance of the man exalted by the Most High, the man anointed by the God of Jacob, the hero of Israel’s songs: CSB 2 The Spirit of the Lord spoke through me, His word was on my tongue. NIV 2 “The Spirit of the LORD spoke through me; his word was on my tongue. CSB 3 The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, "The one who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God, NIV 3 The God of Israel spoke, the Rock of Israel said to me: ‘When one rules over people in righteousness, when he rules in the fear of God, CSB 4 is like the morning light when the sun rises on a cloudless morning, the glisten of rain on sprouting grass." NIV 4 he is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth.’ CSB 5 Is it not true my house is with God? For He has established an everlasting covenant with me, ordered and secured in every [detail]. Will He not bring about my whole salvation and [my] every desire? NIV 5 “If my house were not right with God, surely he would not have made with me an everlasting covenant, arranged and secured in every part; surely he would not bring to fruition my salvation and grant me my every desire. CSB 6 But all the wicked are like thorns raked aside; they can never be picked up by hand. NIV 6 But evil men are all to be cast aside like thorns, which are not gathered with the hand. CSB 7 The man who touches them must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear. They will be completely burned up on the spot. NIV 7 Whoever touches thorns uses a tool of iron or the shaft of a spear; they are burned up where they lie.” CSB 8 These are the names of David's warriors: Josheb-basshebeth the Tahchemonite was chief of the officers. He wielded his spear against 800 [men] he killed at one time. NIV 8 These are the names of David’s mighty warriors: Josheb-Basshebeth, a Tahkemonite, was chief of the Three; he raised his spear against eight hundred men, whom he killed in one encounter. CSB 9 After him, Eleazar son of Dodo son of Ahohi was among the three warriors with David when they defied the Philistines. The men of Israel retreated in the place they had gathered for battle, NIV 9 Next to him was Eleazar son of Dodai the Ahohite. As one of the three mighty warriors, he was with David when they taunted the Philistines gathered at Pas Dammim for battle. Then the Israelites retreated, CSB 10 but Eleazar stood [his ground] and attacked the Philistines until his hand was tired and stuck to his sword. The Lord brought about a great victory that day. Then the troops came back to him, but only to plunder the dead. NIV 10 but Eleazar stood his ground and struck down the Philistines till his hand grew tired and froze to the sword. The LORD brought about a great victory that day. The troops returned to Eleazar, but only to strip the dead. CSB 11 After him was Shammah son of Agee the Hararite. The Philistines had assembled [in formation] where there was a field full of lentils. The troops fled from the Philistines, NIV 11 Next to him was Shammah son of Agee the Hararite. When the Philistines banded together at a place where there was a field full of lentils, Israel’s troops fled from them. CSB 12 but Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field, defended it, and struck down the Philistines. So the Lord brought about a great victory. NIV 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. CSB 13 Three of the 30 leading [warriors] went down at harvest time and came to David at the cave of Adullam, while a company of Philistines was camping in the Valley of Rephaim. NIV 13 During harvest time, three of the thirty chief warriors came down to David at the cave of Adullam, while a band of Philistines was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim. CSB 14 At that time David was in the stronghold, and a Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem. NIV 14 At that time David was in the stronghold, and the Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem. CSB 15 David was extremely thirsty and said, "If only someone would bring me water to drink from the well at the city gate of Bethlehem!" NIV 15 David longed for water and said, “Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!” CSB 16 So three of the warriors broke through the Philistine camp and drew water from the well at the gate of Bethlehem. They brought it back to David, but he refused to drink it. Instead, he poured it out to the Lord. NIV 16 So the three mighty warriors broke through the Philistine lines, drew water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem and carried it back to David. But he refused to drink it; instead, he poured it out before the LORD. CSB 17 David said, "Lord, I would never do such a thing! Is this not the blood of men who risked their lives?" So he refused to drink it. Such were the exploits of the three warriors. NIV 17 “Far be it from me, LORD, to do this!” he said. “Is it not the blood of men who went at the risk of their lives?” And David would not drink it. Such were the exploits of the three mighty warriors. CSB 18 Abishai, Joab's brother and son of Zeruiah, was leader of the Three. He raised his spear against 300 [men] and killed them, gaining a reputation among the Three. NIV 18 Abishai the brother of Joab son of Zeruiah was chief of the Three. He raised his spear against three hundred men, whom he killed, and so he became as famous as the Three. CSB 19 Was he not the most honored of the Three? He became their commander even though he did not become one of the Three. NIV 19 Was he not held in greater honor than the Three? He became their commander, even though he was not included among them. CSB 20 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was the son of a brave man from Kabzeel, a man of many exploits. Benaiah killed two sons of Ariel of Moab, and he went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion. NIV 20 Benaiah son of Jehoiada, a valiant fighter from Kabzeel, performed great exploits. He struck down Moab’s two mightiest warriors. He also went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion. CSB 21 He also killed an Egyptian, a huge man. Even though the Egyptian had a spear in his hand, Benaiah went down to him with a club, snatched the spear out of the Egyptian's hand, and then killed him with his own spear NIV 21 And he struck down a huge Egyptian. Although the Egyptian had a spear in his hand, Benaiah went against him with a club. He snatched the spear from the Egyptian’s hand and killed him with his own spear. CSB 22 These were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoiada, who had a reputation among the three warriors. NIV 22 Such were the exploits of Benaiah son of Jehoiada; he too was as famous as the three mighty warriors. CSB 23 He was the most honored of the Thirty, but he did not become one of the Three. David put him in charge of his bodyguard. NIV 23 He was held in greater honor than any of the Thirty, but he was not included among the Three. And David put him in charge of his bodyguard. CSB 24 Among the Thirty were: Joab's brother Asahel, Elhanan son of Dodo of Bethlehem, NIV 24 Among the Thirty were: Asahel the brother of Joab, Elhanan son of Dodo from Bethlehem, CSB 25 Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite, NIV 25 Shammah the Harodite, Elika the Harodite, CSB 26 Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh the Tekoite, NIV 26 Helez the Paltite, Ira son of Ikkesh from Tekoa, CSB 27 Abiezer the Anathothite, Mebunnai the Hushathite, NIV 27 Abiezer from Anathoth, Sibbekai the Hushathite, CSB 28 Zalmon the Ahohite, Maharai the Netophathite, NIV 28 Zalmon the Ahohite, Maharai the Netophathite, CSB 29 Heleb son of Baanah the Netophahite, Ittai son of Ribai from Gibeah of the Benjaminites, NIV 29 Heled son of Baanah the Netophathite, Ithai son of Ribai from Gibeah in Benjamin, CSB 30 Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai from the Wadis of Gaash, NIV 30 Benaiah the Pirathonite, Hiddai from the ravines of Gaash, CSB 31 Abi-albon the Arbathite, Azmaveth the Barhumite, NIV 31 Abi-Albon the Arbathite, Azmaveth the Barhumite, CSB 32 Eliahba the Shaalbonite, the sons of Jashen, Jonathan son of NIV 32 Eliahba the Shaalbonite, the sons of Jashen, Jonathan CSB 33 Shammah the Hararite, Ahiam son of Sharar the Hararite, NIV 33 son of Shammah the Hararite, Ahiam son of Sharar the Hararite, CSB 34 Eliphelet son of Ahasbai son of the Maacathite, Eliam son of Ahithophel the Gilonite, NIV 34 Eliphelet son of Ahasbai the Maakathite, Eliam son of Ahithophel the Gilonite, CSB 35 Hezro the Carmelite, Paarai the Arbite, NIV 35 Hezro the Carmelite, Paarai the Arbite, CSB 36 Igal son of Nathan from Zobah, Bani the Gadite, NIV 36 Igal son of Nathan from Zobah, the son of Hagri, CSB 37 Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Beerothite, the armor-bearer for Joab son of Zeruiah, NIV 37 Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the Beerothite, the armor-bearer of Joab son of Zeruiah, CSB 38 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite, NIV 38 Ira the Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite CSB 39 and Uriah the Hittite. There were 37 in all. NIV 39 and Uriah the Hittite. There were thirty-seven in all.

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