They chose
bachar  (baw-khar')
to try, i.e. (by implication) select -- acceptable, appoint, choose (choice), excellent, join, be rather, require.
chadash  (khaw-dawsh')
new -- fresh, new thing.
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
then was war
lachem  (law-khem')
in the gates
sha`ar  (shah'-ar)
an opening, i.e. door or gate -- city, door, gate, port (-er).
was there a shield
magen  (maw-gane')
a shield (i.e. the small one or buckler); figuratively, a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile -- armed, buckler, defence, ruler, + scale, shield.
or spear
romach  (ro'-makh)
a lance (as thrown); especially the iron point -- buckler, javelin, lancet, spear.
ra'ah  (raw-aw')
to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative)surely, think, view, visions.
among forty
'arba`iym  (ar-baw-eem')
forty -- forty.
'eleph  (eh'-lef)
hence (the ox's head being the first letter of the alphabet, and this eventually used as a numeral) a thousand -- thousand.
in Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.