Among all these soldiers there were seven hundred chosen men who were left-handed, each of whom could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.
Out of all these people 700 choice men were left-handed; each one could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.
Seven hundred of Benjamin’s warriors were left–handed, each of whom could sling a rock and hit a target within a hairsbreadth, without missing.
There were another 700 super marksmen who were ambidextrous--they could sling a stone at a hair and not miss.
Who were left-handed, able to send a stone at a hair without error.
Of all this force, there were seven hundred picked men who were left-handed; every one could sling a stone at a hair, and not miss.
Among all this people were seven hundred select men who were left–handed; every one could sling a stone at a hair’s breadth and not miss.
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1 tn Heb “And from all this people.”
2 tn Heb “seven hundred choice men, bound/restricted in the right hand.” On the significance of the idiom, “bound/restricted in the right hand,” see the translator’s note on 3:15.
3 tn “at a single hair and not miss.”