Did not the Cushites and Libyans have a huge army with chariots and a very large number of horsemen? But when you relied on the Lord, he handed them over to you!
So the Lord brought against them the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria. They seized Manasseh, put hooks in his nose, 1 bound him with bronze chains, and carried him away to Babylon.
For the Lord is angry at all the nations and furious with all their armies. He will annihilate them and slaughter them.
When they moved, I heard the sound of their wings – it was like the sound of rushing waters, or the voice of the Almighty, 1 or the tumult 2 of an army. When they stood still, they lowered their wings.
“For this is what the sovereign Lord says: Take note that 1 I am about to bring King Nebuchadrezzar 2 of Babylon, king of kings, against Tyre from the north, with horses, chariots, and horsemen, an army and hordes of people.
So Joshua and his whole army, including the bravest warriors, marched up from Gilgal. 1
The Philistines assembled all their troops 1 at Aphek, while Israel camped at the spring that is in Jezreel.
Then all the people, from the youngest to the oldest, as well as the army officers, left for 1 Egypt, because they were afraid of what the Babylonians might do.
So David and Abishai approached the army at night and found Saul lying asleep in the entrenchment with his spear stuck in the ground by his head. Abner and the army were lying all around him.
The Arameans fled before Israel. David killed 700 Aramean charioteers and 40,000 foot soldiers. 1 He also struck down Shobach, the general in command of the army, who died there.
Absalom had made Amasa general in command of the army in place of Joab. (Now Amasa was the son of an Israelite man named Jether, who had married 1 Abigail the daughter of Nahash and sister of Zeruiah, Joab’s mother.)
He has sacrificed many cattle, steers, and sheep and has invited all the king’s sons, Abiathar the priest, and Joab, the commander of the army, but he has not invited your servant Solomon.
Now Naaman, the commander of the king of Syria’s army, was esteemed and respected by his master, 1 for through him the Lord had given Syria military victories. But this great warrior had a skin disease. 2
Shelomith 1 and his relatives were in charge of all the storehouses containing the consecrated items dedicated by King David, the family leaders who led units of a thousand and a hundred, and the army officers.