Parallel Verses

Amplified

Now Amaziah took courage and led his people out to the Valley of Salt, and he struck down 10,000 of the men of Seir (Edom).

New American Standard Bible

Now Amaziah strengthened himself and led his people forth, and went to the Valley of Salt and struck down 10,000 of the sons of Seir.

King James Version

And Amaziah strengthened himself, and led forth his people, and went to the valley of salt, and smote of the children of Seir ten thousand.

Holman Bible

Amaziah strengthened his position and led his people to the Valley of Salt. He struck down 10,000 Seirites,

International Standard Version

But Amaziah encouraged himself and led his army out to the Salt Valley to kill 10,000 soldiers from Seir.

A Conservative Version

And Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and smote ten thousand of the sons of Seir.

American Standard Version

And Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and smote of the children of Seir ten thousand.

Bible in Basic English

Then Amaziah took heart, and went out at the head of his people and came to the Valley of Salt, where he put to death ten thousand of the children of Seir;

Darby Translation

But Amaziah strengthened himself, and led forth his people, and went to the valley of salt, and smote of the children of Seir ten thousand.

Julia Smith Translation

And Amaziah strengthened himself, and he will lead out his people, and go to the valley of salt, and he will strike the sons of Seir, ten thousand.

King James 2000

And Amaziah strengthened himself, and led forth his people, and went to the valley of salt, and killed of the children of Seir ten thousand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Amaziah strengthened himself, and leading his army, he went [to] the Valley of Salt. And he struck [down] ten thousand men of Seir.

Modern King James verseion

And Amaziah made himself strong, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and struck ten thousand of the sons of Seir.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Amaziah took heart and carried out his host and went to Saltdale, where he slew of the children of Seir ten thousand.

NET Bible

Amaziah boldly led his army to the Valley of Salt, where he defeated 10,000 Edomites.

New Heart English Bible

Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and struck ten thousand of the children of Seir.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Amaziah, took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the valley of salt, - and smote of the sons of Seir, ten thousand;

Webster

And Amaziah strengthened himself, and led forth his people, and went to the valley of salt, and smote of the children of Seir ten thousand.

World English Bible

Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and struck of the children of Seir ten thousand.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Amaziah hath strengthened himself, and leadeth his people, and goeth to the Valley of Salt, and smiteth the sons of Seir -- ten thousand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אמציהוּ אמציה 
'Amatsyah 
Usage: 40

נהג 
Nahag 
Usage: 31

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and went
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

to the valley
גּי גּיא 
Gay' 
Usage: 60

of salt
מלח 
melach 
Usage: 28

and smote
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

of Seir
שׂעיר 
Se`iyr 
Usage: 39

ten
עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

References

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Fausets

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Context Readings

Amaziah's Campaign Against Edom

10 So Amaziah dismissed the troops that came to him from Ephraim, to go home. So their anger was kindled and burned greatly against Judah, and they returned home in the heat of anger. 11 Now Amaziah took courage and led his people out to the Valley of Salt, and he struck down 10,000 of the men of Seir (Edom). 12 The sons of Judah also captured 10,000 alive and brought them to the top of the cliff. They threw them down from the top of the cliff and they were all crushed to pieces.



Cross References

2 Kings 14:7

Amaziah killed 10,000 [men] of Edom in the Valley of Salt, and took Sela (rock) by war, and renamed it Joktheel, to this day.

2 Samuel 8:13

So David made a name for himself when he returned from killing 18,000 Arameans (Syrians) in the Valley of Salt.

Psalm 60:1

O God, You have rejected us and cast us off. You have broken [down our defenses and scattered] us;
You have been angry; O restore us and turn again to us.

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