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2 Samuel 22:1
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(a)And David spoke (b)the words of this song to the Lord in the day that the Lord delivered him from the [a]hand of all his enemies and from the [b]hand of Saul.
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2 Samuel 22:2
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He said, "(c)The Lord is my [c]rock and my fortress and my deliverer;
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2 Samuel 22:3
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[d](d)My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, My (e)shield and (f)the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and (g)my refuge; My savior, You save me from violence.
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2 Samuel 22:4
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"I call upon the Lord , (h)who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
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2 Samuel 22:5
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"For (i)the waves of death encompassed me; (j)The torrents of [e]destruction [f]overwhelmed me;
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2 Samuel 22:6
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(k)The cords of [g]Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
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2 Samuel 22:7
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"(l)In my distress I called upon the Lord , Yes, I [h]cried to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.
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2 Samuel 22:8
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"Then (m)the earth shook and quaked, (n)The foundations of heaven were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.
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2 Samuel 22:9
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"Smoke went up [i]out of His nostrils, (o)Fire from His mouth devoured; (p)Coals were kindled by it.
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2 Samuel 22:10
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"He bowed the heavens also, and came down With (q)thick darkness under His feet.
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2 Samuel 22:11
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"(r)And He rode on a cherub and flew; And He [j]appeared on (s)the wings of the wind.
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2 Samuel 22:12
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"(t)And He made darkness [k]canopies around Him, A mass of waters, thick clouds of the sky.
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2 Samuel 22:13
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"From the brightness before Him (u)Coals of fire were kindled.
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2 Samuel 22:14
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"(v)The Lord thundered from heaven, And the Most High uttered His voice.
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2 Samuel 22:15
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"(w)And He sent out arrows, and scattered them, Lightning, and [l]routed them.
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2 Samuel 22:16
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"Then the channels of the sea appeared, The foundations of the world were [m]laid bare By the rebuke of the Lord , (x)At the blast of the breath of His nostrils.
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2 Samuel 22:17
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"(y)He sent from on high, He took me; (z)He drew me out of many waters.
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2 Samuel 22:18
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"He delivered me from my strong enemy, From those who hated me, for they were too strong for me.
2 Samuel 22:19
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"They confronted me in the day of my calamity, (aa)But the Lord was my support.
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2 Samuel 22:20
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"(ab)He also brought me forth into a broad place; He rescued me, (ac)because He delighted in me.
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2 Samuel 22:21
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"(ad)The Lord has rewarded me according to my righteousness; (ae)According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
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2 Samuel 22:22
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"(af)For I have kept the ways of the Lord , And have not acted wickedly against my God.
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2 Samuel 22:23
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"(ag)For all His ordinances were before me, And as for His statutes, I did not depart from [n]them.
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2 Samuel 22:24
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"(ah)I was also [o]blameless toward Him, And I kept myself from my iniquity.
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2 Samuel 22:25
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"(ai)Therefore the Lord has recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to my cleanness before His eyes.
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2 Samuel 22:26
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"(aj)With the [p]kind You show Yourself [q]kind, With the [r]blameless You show Yourself [s]blameless;
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2 Samuel 22:27
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(ak)With the pure You show Yourself pure, (al)And with the perverted You show Yourself [t]astute.
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2 Samuel 22:28
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"(am)And You save an afflicted people; (an)But Your eyes are on the haughty whom You abase.
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2 Samuel 22:29
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"(ao)For You are my lamp, O Lord ; And the Lord illumines my darkness.
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2 Samuel 22:30
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"(ap)For by You I can [u]run upon a troop; By my God I can leap over a wall.
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2 Samuel 22:31
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"(aq)As for God, His way is [v]blameless; (ar)The word of the Lord is tested; (as)He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him.
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2 Samuel 22:32
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"(at)For who is God, besides the Lord ? (au)And who is a rock, besides our God?
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2 Samuel 22:33
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"(av)God is my strong fortress; And He [w]sets the [x]blameless in [y]His way.
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2 Samuel 22:34
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"(aw)He makes [z]my feet like hinds' feet, (ax)And sets me on my high places.
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2 Samuel 22:35
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"(ay)He trains my hands for battle, (az)So that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
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2 Samuel 22:36
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"You have also given me (ba)the shield of Your salvation, And Your [aa]help makes me great.
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2 Samuel 22:37
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"(bb)You enlarge my steps under me, And my [ab]feet have not slipped.
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2 Samuel 22:38
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"I pursued my enemies and (bc)destroyed them, And I did not turn back until they were consumed.
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2 Samuel 22:39
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"And I have devoured them and shattered them, so that they did not rise; And (bd)they fell under my feet.
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2 Samuel 22:40
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"For You have girded me with strength for battle; You have [ac]subdued under me (be)those who rose up against me.
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2 Samuel 22:41
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"You have also (bf)made my enemies turn their backs to me, And I [ad]destroyed those who hated me.
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2 Samuel 22:42
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"(bg)They looked, but there was none to save; (bh)Even to the Lord , but He did not answer them.
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2 Samuel 22:43
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"(bi)Then I pulverized them as the dust of the earth; (bj)I crushed and stamped them as the mire of the streets.
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2 Samuel 22:44
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"(bk)You have also delivered me from the contentions of my people; (bl)You have kept me as head of the nations; (bm)A people whom I have not known serve me.
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2 Samuel 22:45
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"(bn)Foreigners pretend obedience to me; As soon as they hear, they obey me.
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2 Samuel 22:46
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"Foreigners [ae]lose heart, (bo)And [af]come trembling out of their [ag]fortresses.
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2 Samuel 22:47
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"The Lord lives, and blessed be my rock; And exalted be [ah](bp)God, the rock of my salvation,
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2 Samuel 22:48
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(bq)The God who executes vengeance for me, (br)And brings down peoples under me,
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2 Samuel 22:49
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Who also brings me out from my enemies; You even lift me above (bs)those who rise up against me; (bt)You rescue me from the violent man.
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2 Samuel 22:50
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"(bu)Therefore I will give thanks to You, O Lord , among the nations, And I will sing praises to Your name.
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2 Samuel 22:51
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"(bv)He is a tower of [ai]deliverance to His king, And (bw)shows lovingkindness to His anointed, (bx)To David and his [aj]descendants forever."
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2 Samuel 23:1
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Now these are the last words of David. David the son of Jesse declares, (a)The man who was raised on high declares, (b)The anointed of the God of Jacob, And the sweet psalmist of Israel,
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2 Samuel 23:2
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"(c)The Spirit of the Lord spoke by me, And His word was on my tongue.
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2 Samuel 23:3
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"The God of Israel said, (d)The Rock of Israel spoke to me, ‘(e)He who rules over men righteously, (f)Who rules in the fear of God,
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2 Samuel 23:4
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(g)Is as the light of the morning when the sun rises, A morning without clouds, When the tender grass springs out of the earth, Through sunshine after rain.'
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2 Samuel 23:5
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"Truly is not my house so with God? For (h)He has made an everlasting covenant with me, Ordered in all things, and secured; For all my salvation and all my desire, Will He not indeed make it grow?
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2 Samuel 23:6
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"(i)But the worthless, every one of them will be thrust away like thorns, Because they cannot be taken in hand;
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2 Samuel 23:7
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But the man who touches them Must be [a]armed with iron and the shaft of a spear, And (j)they will be completely burned with fire in their [b]place."
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2 Samuel 23:8
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(k)These are the names of the mighty men whom David had: Josheb-basshebeth a Tahchemonite, chief of the [c]captains, he was called Adino the Eznite, because of eight hundred slain by him at one time;
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2 Samuel 23:9
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and after him was Eleazar the son of (l)Dodo the (m)Ahohite, one of the three mighty men with David when they [d]defied the Philistines who were gathered there to battle and the men of Israel had [e]withdrawn.
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2 Samuel 23:10
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(n)He arose and struck the Philistines until his hand was weary and [f]clung to the sword, and (o)the Lord brought about a great [g]victory that day; and the people returned after him only to strip the slain.
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2 Samuel 23:11
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Now after him was Shammah the son of Agee a (p)Hararite. And the Philistines were gathered [h]into a troop where there was a plot of ground full of lentils, and the people fled from the Philistines.
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2 Samuel 23:12
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But he took his stand in the midst of the plot, defended it and struck the Philistines; and (q)the Lord brought about a great [i]victory.
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2 Samuel 23:13
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Then three of the thirty chief men went down and came to David in the harvest time to the (r)cave of Adullam, while the troop of the Philistines was camping in (s)the valley of Rephaim.
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2 Samuel 23:14
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David was then (t)in the stronghold, while the garrison of the Philistines was then in Bethlehem.
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2 Samuel 23:15
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(u)David had a craving and said, "Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!"
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2 Samuel 23:16
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(v)So the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines, and drew water from the well of Bethlehem which was by the gate, and took it and brought it to David. Nevertheless he would not drink it, but (w)poured it out to the Lord ;
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2 Samuel 23:17
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and he said, "Be it far from me, O Lord , that I should do this. (x)Shall I drink the blood of the men who went in jeopardy of their lives?" Therefore he would not drink it. These things the three mighty men did.
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2 Samuel 23:18
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(y)Abishai, the brother of Joab, the son of Zeruiah, was (z)chief of the [j]thirty. And he swung his spear against three hundred [k]and killed them, and had a name as well as the three.
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2 Samuel 23:19
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He was most honored of the thirty, therefore he became their commander; however, he did not attain to the three.
2 Samuel 23:20
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Then (aa)Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of (ab)Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, [l]killed the [m]two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in the middle of a pit on a snowy day.
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2 Samuel 23:21
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He [n]killed an Egyptian, [o]an impressive man. Now the Egyptian had a spear in his hand, but he went down to him with a club and snatched the spear from the Egyptian's hand and killed him with his own spear.
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2 Samuel 23:22
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These things (ac)Benaiah the son of Jehoiada did, and had a name as well as the three mighty men.
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2 Samuel 23:23
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He was honored among the thirty, but he did not attain to the three. And David appointed him over his guard.
2 Samuel 23:24
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(ad)Asahel the brother of Joab was among the thirty; Elhanan the son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
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2 Samuel 23:25
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(ae)Shammah the (af)Harodite, Elika the Harodite,
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2 Samuel 23:26
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Helez the Paltite, Ira the son of Ikkesh the (ag)Tekoite,
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2 Samuel 23:27
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Abiezer the (ah)Anathothite, Mebunnai the Hushathite,
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2 Samuel 23:28
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Zalmon the Ahohite, Maharai the (ai)Netophathite,
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2 Samuel 23:29
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(aj)Heleb the son of Baanah the Netophathite, Ittai the son of Ribai of (ak)Gibeah of the sons of Benjamin,
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2 Samuel 23:30
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Benaiah a (al)Pirathonite, Hiddai of the brooks of (am)Gaash,
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2 Samuel 23:31
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Abi-albon the Arbathite, Azmaveth the (an)Barhumite,
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2 Samuel 23:32
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Eliahba the (ao)Shaalbonite, the sons of Jashen, Jonathan,
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2 Samuel 23:33
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(ap)Shammah the Hararite, Ahiam the son of Sharar the Ararite,
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2 Samuel 23:34
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Eliphelet the son of Ahasbai, the son of (aq)the Maacathite, (ar)Eliam the son of (as)Ahithophel the Gilonite,
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2 Samuel 23:35
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(at)Hezro the (au)Carmelite, Paarai the Arbite,
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2 Samuel 23:36
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Igal the son of Nathan of (av)Zobah, Bani the Gadite,
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2 Samuel 23:37
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Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai the (aw)Beerothite, armor bearers of Joab the son of Zeruiah,
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2 Samuel 23:38
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Ira the (ax)Ithrite, Gareb the Ithrite,
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2 Samuel 23:39
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(ay)Uriah the Hittite; thirty-seven in all.
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