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1 Chronicles 14:12

    1 Chronicles 14:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they had left their gods there, David gave a commandment, and they were burned with fire.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they had left their gods there, David gave a commandment, and they were burned with fire.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Philistines did not take their images with them in their flight; and at David's orders they were burned with fire.

    Webster's Revision

    And they left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.

    World English Bible

    They left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they left their gods there; and David gave commandment, and they were burned with fire.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Chronicles 14:12

    When they had left their gods there - The practice of carrying images of the gods to battle was common among the nations of antiquity, and arose from the belief that there was virtue in the images themselves, and that military success would be obtained by means of them.