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1 Chronicles 5:22

    1 Chronicles 5:22 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For there fell down many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For there fell down many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelled in their steads until the captivity.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For there fell many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their stead until the captivity.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And a very great number went to their death, because the war was God's purpose. And they went on living in their place till they were taken away as prisoners.

    Webster's Revision

    For there fell many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their stead until the captivity.

    World English Bible

    For there fell many slain, because the war was of God. They lived in their place until the captivity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For there fell many slain, because the war was of God. And they dwelt in their stead until the captivity.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 5:22

    For there fell down many slain - The hundred thousand men mentioned above were probably made slaves, and were not slain. The Targum says, one hundred thousand souls of men.

    The war was of God - The Targum says, the war was מן מימרא דיי min meymera dayai, "from the Word of the Lord."

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Chronicles 5:22

    5:22 Was of God - Undertaken in his fear, and carried on in a dependence on him. Then we may expect to prosper in any enterprize, and then only, when we take God along with us.