What does 1 Chronicles 11:6 mean?
ESV: David said, "Whoever strikes the Jebusites first shall be chief and commander." And Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became chief.
NIV: David had said, "Whoever leads the attack on the Jebusites will become commander in chief." Joab son of Zeruiah went up first, and so he received the command.
NASB: Now David had said, 'Whoever is first to kill a Jebusite shall be chief and commander.' Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became chief.
CSB: David said, "Whoever is the first to kill a Jebusite will become chief commander." Joab son of Zeruiah went up first, so he became the chief.
NLT: David had said to his troops, 'Whoever is first to attack the Jebusites will become the commander of my armies!' And Joab, the son of David’s sister Zeruiah, was first to attack, so he became the commander of David’s armies.
KJV: And David said, Whosoever smiteth the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain. So Joab the son of Zeruiah went first up, and was chief.
NKJV: Now David said, “Whoever attacks the Jebusites first shall be chief and captain.” And Joab the son of Zeruiah went up first, and became chief.
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