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1 Chronicles 12 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:1 - And these are those coming in unto David to Ziklag, while shut up because of Saul son of Kish, and they are among the mighty ones, helping the battle,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:2 - armed with bow, right and left handed, with stones, and with arrows, with bows, of the brethren of Saul, of Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:3 - The head is Ahiezer, and Joash, sons of Shemaab the Gibeathite, and Jeziel, and Pelet, sons of Azmaveth, and Berachah, and Jehu the Antothite,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:4 - and Ishmaiah the Gibeonite, a mighty one among the thirty, and over the thirty, and Jeremiah, and Jahaziel, and Johanan, and Josabad the Gederathite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:5 - Eluzai, and Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and Shemariah, and Shephatiah the Haruphite;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:6 - Elkanah, and Jesiah, and Azareel, and Joezer, and Jashobeam the Korhites,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:7 - and Joelah, and Zebadiah, sons of Jeroham of Gedor.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:8 - And of the Gadite there have been separated unto David, to the fortress, to the wilderness, mighty of valour, men of the host for battle, setting in array target and buckler, and their faces the face of the lion, and as roes on the mountains for speed:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:9 - Ezer the head, Obadiah the second, Eliab the third,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:10 - Mishmannah the fourth, Jeremiah the fifth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:11 - Attai the sixth, Eliel the seventh,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:12 - Johanan the eighth, Elzabad the ninth,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:13 - Jeremiah the tenth, Machbannai the eleventh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:14 - These are of the sons of Gad, heads of the host, one of a hundred is the least, and the greatest, of a thousand;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:15 - these are they who have passed over the Jordan in the first month, -- and it is full over all its banks -- and cause all they of the valley to flee to the east and to the west.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:16 - And there come of the sons of Benjamin and Judah unto the stronghold to David,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:17 - and David goeth out before them, and answereth and saith to them, 'If for peace ye have come in unto me, to help me, I have a heart to unite with you; and if to betray me to mine adversaries -- without violence in my hands -- the God of our fathers doth see and reprove.'
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:18 - And the Spirit hath clothed Amasai, head of the captains: 'To thee, O David, and with thee, O son of Jesse -- peace! peace to thee, and peace to thy helper, for thy God hath helped thee;' and David receiveth them, and putteth them among the heads of the troop.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:19 - And of Manasseh there have fallen unto David in his coming with the Philistines against Israel to battle -- and they helped them not, for by counsel the princes of the Philistines sent him away, saying, 'With our heads he doth fall unto his master Saul.' --
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:20 - In his going unto Ziglag there have fallen unto him of Manasseh, Adnah, and Jozabad, and Jediael, and Michael, and Jozabad, and Elihu, and Zillthai, heads of the thousands that are of Manasseh;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:21 - and they have helped with David over the troop, for mighty of valour are all of them, and they are captains in the host,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:22 - for at that time, day by day, they come in unto David to help him, till it is a great camp, like a camp of God.

Supporters Gathered at Hebron

Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:23 - And these are the numbers of the head, of the armed men of the host; they have come in unto David to Hebron to turn round the kingdom of Saul unto him, according to the mouth of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:24 - The sons of Judah, bearing target and spear, are six thousand and eight hundred, armed ones of the host.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:25 - Of the sons of Simeon, mighty ones of valour for the host, are seven thousand and a hundred.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:26 - Of the sons of Levi are four thousand and six hundred;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:27 - and Jehoiada is the leader of the Aaronite, and with him are three thousand and seven hundred,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:28 - and Zadok, a young man, mighty of valour, and of the house of his father are twenty and two heads.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:29 - And of the sons of Benjamin, brethren of Saul, are three thousand, and hitherto their greater part are keeping the charge of the house of Saul.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:30 - And of the sons of Ephraim are twenty thousand and eight hundred, mighty of valour, men of name, according to the house of their fathers.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:31 - And of the half of the tribe of Manasseh are eighteen thousand, who have been defined by name, to come in to cause David to reign.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:32 - And of the sons of Issachar, having understanding for the times, to know what Israel should do; their heads are two hundred, and all their brethren are at their command.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:33 - Of Zebulun, going forth to the host, arranging battle with all instruments of battle, are fifty thousand, and keeping rank without a double heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:34 - And of Naphtali, a thousand heads, and with them, with target and spear, are thirty and seven thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:35 - And of the Danite, arranging battle, are twenty and eight thousand and six hundred.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:36 - And of Asher, going forth to the host, to arrange battle, are forty thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:37 - And from beyond the Jordan, of the Reubenite, and of the Gadite, and of the half of the tribe of Manasseh, with all instruments of the host for battle, are a hundred and twenty thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:38 - All these are men of war, keeping rank -- with a perfect heart they have come to Hebron, to cause David to reign over all Israel, and also all the rest of Israel are of one heart, to cause David to reign,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:39 - and they are there, with David, three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren have prepared for them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:40 - And also those near unto them, unto Issachar, and Zebulun, and Naphtali, are bringing in bread on asses, and on camels, and on mules, and on oxen -- food of fine flour, fig-cakes and grape-cakes, and wine, and oil, and oxen, and sheep, in abundance, for joy is in Israel.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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