21 and they said, “May the Lord look on you and judge(A) you! You have made us obnoxious(B) to Pharaoh and his officials and have put a sword(C) in their hand to kill us.”(D)

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Moses reported this to the Israelites, but they did not listen to him because of their discouragement and harsh labor.(A)

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So all Israel heard the news: “Saul has attacked the Philistine outpost, and now Israel has become obnoxious(A) to the Philistines.” And the people were summoned to join Saul at Gilgal.

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12 Achish trusted David and said to himself, “He has become so obnoxious(A) to his people, the Israelites, that he will be my servant for life.(B)

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When the Ammonites realized that they had become obnoxious(A) to David, they hired twenty thousand Aramean(B) foot soldiers from Beth Rehob(C) and Zobah,(D) as well as the king of Maakah(E) with a thousand men, and also twelve thousand men from Tob.(F)

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When the Ammonites realized that they had become obnoxious(A) to David, Hanun and the Ammonites sent a thousand talents[a] of silver to hire chariots and charioteers from Aram Naharaim,[b] Aram Maakah and Zobah.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 19:6 That is, about 38 tons or about 34 metric tons
  2. 1 Chronicles 19:6 That is, Northwest Mesopotamia
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