Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its territory, from watchtower to fortified city.

King James Version

He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

Holman Bible

He defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its borders, from watchtower to fortified city.

International Standard Version

He attacked the Philistines, invading Gaza and its borders from watchtower to fortified garrison.

A Conservative Version

He smote the Philistines to Gaza and the borders of it, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

American Standard Version

He smote the Philistines unto Gaza and the borders thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

Amplified

He smote the Philistines, even to Gaza [the most distant city] and its borders, from the [isolated] watchtower to the [populous] fortified city.

Bible in Basic English

He overcame the Philistines as far as Gaza and its limits, from the tower of the watchman to the walled town.

Darby Translation

He smote the Philistines unto Gazah and its borders, from the watchmen's tower to the fortified city.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He smote the Philistines, even unto Gaza and the borders thereof, from the towers of the watchmen to the fenced city.

Julia Smith Translation

He struck the rovers even to Azzah, and her bounds from the tower of those watching to the fortified city.

King James 2000

He struck the Philistines, even unto Gaza, and the borders thereof, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He attacked [the] Philistines up to Gaza and its territory from the watchtower up to the fortified city.

Modern King James verseion

He struck the Philistines to Gaza and its borders, from the Watch Tower to the fortified city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He beat the Philistines even unto Gaza and the coasts thereof, both in castles of garrisons and strong cities too.

NET Bible

He defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its territory, from the watchtower to the city fortress.

New Heart English Bible

He struck the Philistines to Gaza and its borders, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

The Emphasized Bible

He, smote the Philistines, as far as Gazah, and her boundaries, - from the watchmen's tower even to the fortified city.

Webster

He smote the Philistines, even to Gaza, and its borders, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

World English Bible

He struck the Philistines to Gaza and its borders, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

Youngs Literal Translation

he hath smitten the Philistines unto Gaza, and its borders, from a tower of watchers unto the fenced city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He smote
נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

פּלשׁתּי 
P@lishtiy 
Usage: 288

עזּה 
`Azzah 
Usage: 21

and the borders
גּבל גּבוּל 
G@buwl 
Usage: 240

מגדּלה מגדּל 
Migdal 
Usage: 50

to the fenced
מבצרה מבצר 
Mibtsar 
Usage: 37

Context Readings

Hezekiah Reigns In Judah

7 And the LORD was with him; wherever he went he prospered And he rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him. 8 He defeated the Philistines as far as Gaza and its territory, from watchtower to fortified city. 9 Now in the fourth year of King Hezekiah, which was the seventh year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, Shalmaneser king of Assyria came up against Samaria and besieged it.


Cross References

2 Kings 17:9

The sons of Israel did things secretly which were not right against the LORD their God. Moreover, they built for themselves high places in all their towns, from watchtower to fortified city.

Isaiah 14:29

"Do not rejoice, O Philistia, all of you, Because the rod that struck you is broken; For from the serpent's root a viper will come out, And its fruit will be a flying serpent.

2 Chronicles 28:18

The Philistines also had invaded the cities of the lowland and of the Negev of Judah, and had taken Beth-shemesh, Aijalon, Gederoth, and Soco with its villages, Timnah with its villages, and Gimzo with its villages, and they settled there.

1 Chronicles 4:41

These, recorded by name, came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and attacked their tents and the Meunites who were found there, and destroyed them utterly to this day, and lived in their place, because there was pasture there for their flocks.

2 Chronicles 26:10

He built towers in the wilderness and hewed many cisterns, for he had much livestock, both in the lowland and in the plain. He also had plowmen and vinedressers in the hill country and the fertile fields, for he loved the soil.

Isaiah 5:2

He dug it all around, removed its stones, And planted it with the choicest vine And He built a tower in the middle of it And also hewed out a wine vat in it; Then He expected it to produce good grapes, But it produced only worthless ones.

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