Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Jeroboam had set an ambush to come from the rear, so that Israel was in front of Judah and the ambush was behind them.

King James Version

But Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come about behind them: so they were before Judah, and the ambushment was behind them.

Holman Bible

Now Jeroboam had sent an ambush around to advance from behind them. So they were in front of Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

International Standard Version

But Jeroboam had sent an ambush to attack from the rear, so Israel was in front of Judah, with the ambush set in place behind them.

A Conservative Version

But Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come around behind them, so they were before Judah, and the ambushment was behind them.

American Standard Version

But Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come about behind them: so they were before Judah, and the ambushment was behind them.

Amplified

But Jeroboam caused an ambushment to come around them from behind, so his troops were before Judah and the ambush behind.

Bible in Basic English

But Jeroboam had put some of his men to make a surprise attack on them from the back, so some were facing Judah and others were stationed secretly at their back.

Darby Translation

But Jeroboam caused an ambush to come about behind them; and they were before Judah, and the ambush behind them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But Jeroboam caused an ambush to come about behind them; so they were before Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jeroboam turned about an ambush to come from behind them: and they will be before Judah, and the ambush from behind them.

King James 2000

But Jeroboam sent an ambush to come around behind them: so they were in front of Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jeroboam sent around an ambush to come behind them. So they were in front of Judah, but the ambush [was] behind them.

Modern King James verseion

But Jeroboam caused an ambush to come around behind them, so that they were in front of Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But for all that, Jeroboam sent men privily above to come behind upon them: and so they were before Judah, and the layers in wait were behind them.

NET Bible

Now Jeroboam had sent some men to ambush the Judahite army from behind. The main army was in front of the Judahite army; the ambushers were behind it.

New Heart English Bible

But Jeroboam caused an ambush to come about behind them: so they were before Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

New simplified Bible

Jeroboam set an ambush to attack them from behind. So Jeroboam's army was in front of Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

The Emphasized Bible

But, Jeroboam, sent round an ambush, to come up from behind them, - so they were before Judah and, the ambush, did come up from behind them.

Webster

But Jeroboam caused an ambush to come about behind them: so they were before Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

World English Bible

But Jeroboam caused an ambush to come about behind them: so they were before Judah, and the ambush was behind them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jeroboam hath brought round the ambush to come in from behind them, and they are before Judah, and the ambush is behind them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירבעם 
Yarob`am 
Usage: 104

מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

to come

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

סבב 
Cabab 
Usage: 157

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

and the ambushment
מארב 
Ma'arab 
Usage: 5

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Abijah And Civil War

12 "Now behold, God is with us at our head and His priests with the signal trumpets to sound the alarm against you. O sons of Israel, do not fight against the LORD God of your fathers, for you will not succeed." 13 But Jeroboam had set an ambush to come from the rear, so that Israel was in front of Judah and the ambush was behind them. 14 When Judah turned around, behold, they were attacked both front and rear; so they cried to the LORD, and the priests blew the trumpets.


Cross References

Joshua 8:4

He commanded them, saying, "See, you are going to ambush the city from behind it. Do not go very far from the city, but all of you be ready.

Joshua 8:9

So Joshua sent them away, and they went to the place of ambush and remained between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of Ai; but Joshua spent that night among the people.

2 Chronicles 20:22

When they began singing and praising, the LORD set ambushes against the sons of Ammon, Moab and Mount Seir, who had come against Judah; so they were routed.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom and no understanding And no counsel against the LORD.

Jeremiah 4:22

"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

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