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2 Samuel 18:8

The battle spread out over the whole countryside, and the forest swallowed up more men that day than the sword.

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2 Samuel 18:8 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The battle spread over the face of all the country, and the forest devoured more people that day than the sword.

2 Samuel 18:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For the battle was there scattered over the face of all the country: and the wood devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

2 Samuel 18:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The battle raged all across the countryside, and more men died because of the forest than were killed by the sword.

2 Samuel 18:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For the battle there was scattered over the face of the whole countryside, and the woods devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

2 Samuel 18:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

The battle spread through all the country, but that day more men died in the forest than in the fighting.

2 Samuel 18:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

For the battle was there spread over the face of all the country; and the forest devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

2 Samuel 18:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the battle was there scattered over the face of all the country; and the forest devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.

2 Samuel 18:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The fighting spread over the whole country. That day the woods devoured more people than the battle.

2 Samuel 18:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The battle spread over the entire region, and that day the forest claimed more people than the sword.

2 Samuel 18:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The battle spread over the face of all the country; and the forest claimed more victims that day than the sword.

2 Samuel 18:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The battle there was spreading over the surface of all the land, and the forest devoured more among the army than the sword did on that day.

2 Samuel 18:8 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

The fighting spread out over the whole countryside. But more men were killed in the forest that day than out in the open.

2 Samuel 18:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

For the battle there was spread over the whole countryside, and the forest devoured more people that day than the sword devoured.