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1 Samuel 17:2

    1 Samuel 17:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the vale of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Saul and the men of Israel came together and took up their position in the valley of Elah, and put their forces in order against the Philistines.

    Webster's Revision

    And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the vale of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

    World English Bible

    Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and encamped in the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched in the vale of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 17:2

    Array - To put on; to clothe.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 17:2

    The valley of Elah - Some translate this the turpentine valley, or the valley of the terebinth trees; and others, the valley of oaks. The situation of this valley is well known.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 17:2

    The valley of Elah - i. e., of the terebinth, now called Wady es Sunt, from the acacias which are scattered in it.