2 Samuel 10:17

And when it was told David, he gathered all Israel together, and passed over Jordan, and came to Helam. And the Syrians set themselves in array against David, and fought with him.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Helam. Ptolemy mentions Alamata, on the Euphrates. But perhaps we ought to read the Hebrew Lehem, "he came upon them. "See 1 Paralipomenon xix. 17. Some translate, "he came to their army."

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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