Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

he decided with his officers and his warriors to cut off the supply of water from the springs which were outside the city, and they helped him.

King James Version

He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city: and they did help him.

Holman Bible

so he consulted with his officials and his warriors about stopping up the waters of the springs that were outside the city, and they helped him.

International Standard Version

he developed a plan with his commanders and his elite forces to cut off the water supply from the springs that were outside the city, and they helped him to carry it out.

A Conservative Version

he took counsel with his rulers and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were outside the city. And they helped him.

American Standard Version

he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city; and they helped him.

Amplified

He decided with his officers and his mighty men to stop up the waters of the fountains which were outside the city [by enclosing them with masonry and concealing them], and they helped him.

Bible in Basic English

He took up with his rulers and men of war the question of stopping up the water-springs outside the town; and they gave him their support.

Darby Translation

he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the fountains of waters that were outside the city; and they helped him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were outside the city, and they helped him.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will take counsel with his chiefs and his strong ones to stop the waters of the fountains which were without to the city: and they will help him.

King James 2000

He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were outside the city: and they did help him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

he took counsel with his commanders and his mighty warriors to block off the waters of the springs that [came] from outside the city, and they helped him.

Modern King James verseion

he took counsel with his rulers and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains outside the city. And they helped him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he took counsel with his captains and men of might, to stop the water of the fountains that were without the city - and they were content to help him.

NET Bible

he consulted with his advisers and military officers about stopping up the springs outside the city, and they supported him.

New Heart English Bible

he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the springs which were outside of the city; and they helped him.

The Emphasized Bible

he took counsel with his captains and his heroes, to stop the waters of the fountains, which were outside the city, - -and they helped him.

Webster

He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city: and they helped him.

World English Bible

he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the springs which were outside of the city; and they helped him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he taketh counsel with his heads and his mighty ones, to stop the waters of the fountains that are at the outside of the city -- and they help him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with his princes
שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

to stop
שׂתם סתם 
Catham 
Usage: 14

of the fountains
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

עזר 
`azar 
Usage: 81

Context Readings

Sennacherib's Invasion Of Judah

2 Now when Hezekiah saw that Sennacherib had come and that he intended to make war on Jerusalem, 3 he decided with his officers and his warriors to cut off the supply of water from the springs which were outside the city, and they helped him. 4 So many people assembled and stopped up all the springs and the stream which flowed through the region, saying, "Why should the kings of Assyria come and find abundant water?"


Cross References

2 Kings 18:20

"You say (but they are only empty words), 'I have counsel and strength for the war.' Now on whom do you rely, that you have rebelled against me?

2 Kings 20:20

Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah and all his might, and how he made the pool and the conduit and brought water into the city, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?

2 Chronicles 30:2

For the king and his princes and all the assembly in Jerusalem had decided to celebrate the Passover in the second month,

Proverbs 15:22

Without consultation, plans are frustrated, But with many counselors they succeed.

Proverbs 20:18

Prepare plans by consultation, And make war by wise guidance.

Proverbs 24:6

For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.

Isaiah 22:8-11

And He removed the defense of Judah. In that day you depended on the weapons of the house of the forest,

Isaiah 40:13

Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, Or as His counselor has informed Him?

Romans 11:34

For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD, OR WHO BECAME HIS COUNSELOR?



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