Ozem sixth, and David seventh.
Their sisters were Zeruiah and Abigail. Zeruiah's three sons: Abishai, Joab, and Asahel.
The fighting men were: Joab's brother Asahel, Elhanan son of Dodo of Bethlehem,
was as light
Saul and Jonathan, loved and delightful, they were not parted in life or in death. They were swifter than eagles, stronger than lions.
Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the desert. They were fighting men, trained for battle, expert with shield and spear. Their faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as gazelles on the mountains.
He is not impressed by the strength of a horse; He does not value the power of a man.
The LORD values those who fear Him, those who put their hope in His faithful love.
Again I saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, or the battle to the strong, or bread to the wise, or riches to the discerning, or favor to the skillful; rather, time and chance happen to all of them.
Escape will fail the swift, the strong one will not prevail by his strength, and the brave will not save his life.
He makes my feet like the feet of a deer and sets me securely on the heights.
Before the day breaks and the shadows flee, turn [to me], my love, and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the divided mountains.
Hurry [to me], my love, and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the mountains of spices.
Yahweh my Lord is my strength; He makes my feet like those of a deer and enables me to walk on mountain heights! [For the choir director: on stringed instruments.]