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1 Samuel 11:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he numbered them in Bezek; and the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And when he numbered them in Bezek, the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He numbered them in Bezek; and the sons of Israel were 300,000, and the men of Judah 30,000.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And when he numbered them in Bezek, the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he numbered them in Bezek, and the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, when he numbered them in Bezek, the sons of Israel were found to be—three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he inspecteth them in Bezek, and the sons of Israel are three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he numbered them in Bezec: and there were of the children of Israel three hundred thousand: and of the men of Juda thirty thousand.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And when he numbred them in Bezek, the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Iudah thirty thousand.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he reviews them at Bezec in Bama, every man of Israel six hundred thousand, and the men of Judah{gr.Juda} seventy thousand.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And when he numbered them in Bezeq, the children of Yisrael were three hundred thousand, and the men of Yehudah thirty thousand.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And when he numbered 6485
{6485} Prime
פָּקַד
paqad
{paw-kad'}
A primitive root; to visit (with friendly or hostile intent); by analogy to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit, etc.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
them in Bezek בֶּזֶק, 966
{0966} Prime
בֶּזֶק
Bezeq
{beh'-zak}
From H0965; lightning; Bezek, a place in Palestine.
the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
were x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
three 7969
{7969} Prime
שָׁלוֹשׁ
shalowsh
{shaw-loshe'}
The last two forms being masculine; a primitive number; three; occasionally (ordinal) third, or (multiplicative) thrice.
hundred 3967
{3967} Prime
מֵאָה
me'ah
{may-aw'}
Probably a primitive numeral; a hundred; also as a multiplicative and a fraction.
thousand, 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
and the men 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
of Yh יְהוּדָה 3063
{3063} Prime
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
thirty 7970
{7970} Prime
שְׁלוֹשִׁים
sh@lowshiym
{shel-o-sheem'}
Multiple of H7969; thirty; or (ordinal) thirtieth.
thousand. 505
{0505} Prime
אֶלֶף
'eleph
{eh'-lef}
Properly the same as H0504; hence (an ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Samuel 11:8

_ _ Bezek — This place of general muster was not far from Shechem, on the road to Beth-shan, and nearly opposite the ford for crossing to Jabesh-gilead. The great number on the muster-roll showed the effect of Saul’s wisdom and promptitude.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 11:5-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Samuel 11:8

Men of Judah — Who are numbered apart to their honour, to shew how readily they, to whom the kingdom was promised, Genesis 49:10, submitted to their king, though of another tribe; and how willing they were to hazard themselves for their brethren although they might have excused themselves from the necessity of defending their own country from their dangerous neighbours the Philistines.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Bezek:

Judges 1:4-5 And Judah went up; and the LORD delivered the Canaanites and the Perizzites into their hand: and they slew of them in Bezek ten thousand men. ... And they found Adonibezek in Bezek: and they fought against him, and they slew the Canaanites and the Perizzites.

the children:

1 Samuel 13:15 And Samuel arose, and gat him up from Gilgal unto Gibeah of Benjamin. And Saul numbered the people [that were] present with him, about six hundred men.
1 Samuel 15:4 And Saul gathered the people together, and numbered them in Telaim, two hundred thousand footmen, and ten thousand men of Judah.
2 Samuel 24:9 And Joab gave up the sum of the number of the people unto the king: and there were in Israel eight hundred thousand valiant men that drew the sword; and the men of Judah [were] five hundred thousand men.
2 Chronicles 17:12-19 And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store. ... These waited on the king, beside [those] whom the king put in the fenced cities throughout all Judah.
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