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2 Samuel 2:7

    2 Samuel 2:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore now let your hands be strengthened, and be ye valiant: for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore now let your hands be strengthened, and be you valiant: for your master Saul is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be ye valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then let your hands be strong, and have no fear: though Saul your lord is dead, the people of Judah have made me their king.

    Webster's Revision

    Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be ye valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.

    World English Bible

    Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant; for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be ye valiant: for Saul your lord is dead, and also the house of Judah have anointed me king over them.

    Definitions for 2 Samuel 2:7

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Samuel 2:7

    Now let your hands be strengthened - David certainly wished to attach the men of Jabesh to his interest; he saw that they were generous and valiant, and must be of great service to him whose part they espoused; and he was no doubt afraid that they would attach themselves to the house of Saul, in consideration of the eminent services Saul had rendered them in rescuing them from Nahash, king of the Ammonites.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Samuel 2:7

    2:7 Be valiant - Be not afraid lest the Philistines should punish you for this fact, but take good courage, I will defend you. For, and c. - Or, though your master Saul be dead, and so your hearts may faint, as if you were now sheep without a shepherd.