Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and fortified Ramah in order to prevent anyone from going out or coming in to Asa king of Judah.

King James Version

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Holman Bible

Israel's King Baasha went to war against Judah. He built Ramah in order to deny anyone access to Judah's King Asa.

International Standard Version

King Baasha of Israel invaded Judah and interdicted Ramah by building fortifications around it so no one could enter or leave to join King Asa of Judah.

A Conservative Version

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow anyone to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

American Standard Version

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Amplified

Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and built up Ramah, that he might allow no one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Bible in Basic English

And Baasha, king of Israel, went up against Judah, building Ramah, so that no one was able to go out or in to Asa, king of Judah.

Darby Translation

And Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah, in order to let none go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Baasha, king of Israel, went up against Judah and built Ramah, that he might not allow any to go out or come in to Asa, king of Judah.

Julia Smith Translation

And Baasha, king of Israel, will come up against Judah, and he will build Ramah, so that he will not give to go out or to come in to Asa king of Judah.

King James 2000

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and he built Ramah {to hinder the coming and going of anyone to Asa} king of Judah.

Modern King James verseion

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and built Ramah, so that he might not allow any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, because that he would let none of Asa's people, king of Judah, go in or out.

NET Bible

King Baasha of Israel attacked Judah and established Ramah as a military outpost to prevent anyone from leaving or entering the land of King Asa of Judah.

New Heart English Bible

Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow anyone to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

The Emphasized Bible

And Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah, and built Ramah, - so as not to suffer any one to come out or go in unto Asa king of Judah.

Webster

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

World English Bible

Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not allow anyone to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Baasha king of Israel goeth up against Judah, and buildeth Ramah, not to permit any one going out and coming in to Asa king of Judah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּעשׁא 
Ba`sha' 
Usage: 28

מלך 
melek 
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521
Usage: 2521

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

went up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

and built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

רמה 
Ramah 
Usage: 36

that he might not suffer
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

any to go out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

or come in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to Asa
אסא 
'Aca' 
Usage: 58

Context Readings

King Asa's War With King Baasha

16 Now there was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel all their days. 17 Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and fortified Ramah in order to prevent anyone from going out or coming in to Asa king of Judah. 18 Then Asa took all the silver and the gold which were left in the treasuries of the house of the LORD and the treasuries of the king's house, and delivered them into the hand of his servants And King Asa sent them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, king of Aram, who lived in Damascus, saying,



Cross References

1 Kings 12:27

"If this people go up to offer sacrifices in the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, then the heart of this people will return to their lord, even to Rehoboam king of Judah; and they will kill me and return to Rehoboam king of Judah."

Joshua 18:25

Gibeon and Ramah and Beeroth,

2 Chronicles 16:1-6

In the thirty-sixth year of Asa's reign Baasha king of Israel came up against Judah and fortified Ramah in order to prevent anyone from going out or coming in to Asa king of Judah.

1 Kings 15:21-22

When Baasha heard of it, he ceased fortifying Ramah and remained in Tirzah.

1 Samuel 15:34

Then Samuel went to Ramah, but Saul went up to his house at Gibeah of Saul.

1 Kings 15:27

Then Baasha the son of Ahijah of the house of Issachar conspired against him, and Baasha struck him down at Gibbethon, which belonged to the Philistines, while Nadab and all Israel were laying siege to Gibbethon.

2 Chronicles 11:13-17

Moreover, the priests and the Levites who were in all Israel stood with him from all their districts.

Jeremiah 31:15

Thus says the LORD, "A voice is heard in Ramah, Lamentation and bitter weeping Rachel is weeping for her children; She refuses to be comforted for her children, Because they are no more."

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