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1 Samuel 29:2

    1 Samuel 29:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands: but David and his men passed on in the rereward with Achish.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands: but David and his men passed on in the rear guard with Achish.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rearward with Achish.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the lords of the Philistines went on with their hundreds and their thousands, and David and his men came after with Achish.

    Webster's Revision

    And the lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rearward with Achish.

    World English Bible

    The lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rear with Achish.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands: and David and his men passed on in the rearward with Achish.

    Definitions for 1 Samuel 29:2

    Rereward - Towards the rear; rear guard.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 29:2

    By hundreds, and by thousands - They were probably divided, as the Jewish armies, by fifties, hundreds, and thousands; each having its proper officer or captain.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 29:2

    The lords - See Judges 3:3 note, as distinguished from ordinary "princes" 1 Samuel 29:3. The military divisions of the Philistine army were by hundreds and by thousands, like those of the Israelites 1 Samuel 8:12. David and his men formed a body-guard to Achish 1 Samuel 28:2.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 29:2

    29:2 With Achish - As the life - guard of Achish. Achish being, as it seems, the general of the army.