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2 Samuel 23:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But he stood in the midst of the plot, and defended it, and slew the Philistines; and Jehovah wrought a great victory.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But he took his stand in the midst of the plot, defended it and struck the Philistines; and the LORD brought about a great victory.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victory.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and he stood in the midst of the plot and delivered it, and smote the Philistines, and Jehovah wrought a great deliverance.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— then took he his stand in the midst of the allotment, and defended it, and smote the Philistines,—and Yahweh wrought a great victory.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he stationeth himself in the midst of the portion, and delivereth it, and smiteth the Philistines, and Jehovah worketh a great salvation.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He stood in the midst of the field, and defended it, and defeated the Philistines: and the Lord gave a great victory.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But hee stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slewe the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a great victorie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he stood firm in the midst of the portion, and rescued it, and smote the Philistines; and the Lord wrought a great deliverance.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Pelishtim: and Yahweh wrought a great victory.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But he stood 3320
{3320} Prime
יָצַב
yatsab
{yaw-tsab'}
A primitive root; to place (any thing so as to stay); reflexively to station, offer, continue.
z8691
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
in the midst 8432
{8432} Prime
תָּוֶךְ
tavek
{taw'-vek}
From an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, that is, (by implication) the centre.
of the ground, 2513
{2513} Prime
חֶלְקָה
chelqah
{khel-kaw'}
Feminine of H2506; properly smoothness; figuratively flattery; also an allotment.
and defended 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
it, and slew 5221
{5221} Prime
נָכָה
nakah
{naw-kaw'}
A primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the Plitm פְּלִשׁתִּים: 6430
{6430} Prime
פְּלִשְׁתִּי
P@lishtiy
{pel-ish-tee'}
Patrial from H6429; a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth.
and Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
wrought 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
a great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
victory. 8668
{8668} Prime
תְּשׁוּעָה
t@shuw`ah
{tesh-oo-aw'}
From H7768 in the sense of H3467; rescue (literally or figuratively, personal, national or spiritual).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Samuel 23:8-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Samuel 23:12

Lord wrought — How great soever the bravery of the instruments is, the praise of the achievement is to be given to God. These fought, but God wrought the victory.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Samuel 23:12

But he stood in the midst of the ground, and defended it, and slew the Philistines: and the LORD wrought a (h) great victory.

(h) Which has no respect for many or few, when he will show his power.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the LORD[YHWH]:

2 Samuel 23:10 He arose, and smote the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand clave unto the sword: and the LORD wrought a great victory that day; and the people returned after him only to spoil.
Psalms 3:8 Salvation [belongeth] unto the LORD: thy blessing [is] upon thy people. Selah.
Psalms 44:2 [How] thou didst drive out the heathen with thy hand, and plantedst them; [how] thou didst afflict the people, and cast them out.
Proverbs 21:31 The horse [is] prepared against the day of battle: but safety [is] of the LORD.
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2S 23:10. Ps 3:8; 44:2. Pv 21:31.

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