Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And they said, This is blood. The kings are surely slain, and they have stricken one another. And now, Moab, to the spoil!

New American Standard Bible

Then they said, “This is blood; the kings have surely fought together, and they have slain one another. Now therefore, Moab, to the spoil!”

King James Version

And they said, This is blood: the kings are surely slain, and they have smitten one another: now therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

Holman Bible

“This is blood!” they exclaimed. “The kings have clashed swords and killed each other. So, to the spoil, Moab!”

International Standard Version

So they concluded, "This must be blood! The kings must have had one mighty big fight and each man killed the other! So let's go get the battle spoil, Moab!"

A Conservative Version

And they said, This is blood. The kings are surely destroyed, and they have smitten each man his fellow. Now therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

American Standard Version

and they said, This is blood; the kings are surely destroyed, and they have smitten each man his fellow: now therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

Amplified

And they said, “This is blood! Clearly the kings have fought together, and have killed one another. Now then, Moab, to the spoil [and the plunder of the dead soldiers]!”

Bible in Basic English

Then they said, This is blood: it is clear that destruction has come on the kings; they have been fighting one another: now come, Moab, let us take their goods.

Darby Translation

And they said, This is blood: the kings are entirely destroyed, and have smitten one another; and now, Moab, to the spoil!

Julia Smith Translation

And they will say, This the blood of the sword; the kings were destroyed, and they will strike a man his neighbor: and now to the spoil, Moab.

King James 2000

And they said, This is blood: the kings are surely slain, and they have smitten one another: now therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then they said, "This [is] blood! Certainly the kings have fought one another, and each has killed his neighbor. Now, to the war booty, O Moab!"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

they said, "It is blood, the kings have fought together and one slain another. Now therefore ye Moabites get you to the spoil."

NET Bible

The Moabites said, "It's blood! The kings are totally destroyed! They have struck one another down! Now, Moab, seize the plunder!"

New Heart English Bible

They said, "This is blood. The kings are surely destroyed, and they have struck each other. Now therefore, Moab, to the spoil."

The Emphasized Bible

They said therefore - Blood, - this! Destroyed! The kings have destroyed each other! Yea they have smitten every man his neighbour, - Now, then, to the spoil, O Moab!

Webster

And they said, This is blood: the kings are surely slain, and they have smitten one another: now therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

World English Bible

They said, "This is blood. The kings are surely destroyed, and they have struck each other. Now therefore, Moab, to the spoil!"

Youngs Literal Translation

and say, 'Blood this is; the kings have been surely destroyed, and they smite each his neighbour; and now for spoil, Moab!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
This is blood
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

the kings
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

one
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

מואב 
Mow'ab 
Usage: 181

References

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Joram Meets Moab In Battle

22 And they rose up early in the morning, and the sun shone upon the water, and the Moabites saw the water on the other side red like blood. 23 And they said, This is blood. The kings are surely slain, and they have stricken one another. And now, Moab, to the spoil! 24 And they came to the camp of Israel, and the Israelites rose up and struck the Moabites, so that they fled before them. But they entered it and struck Moab.



Cross References

Exodus 15:9

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them, I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.

Judges 5:30

Do they not find and divide the spoil? A womb, two wombs to a man's head, to Sisera a prize of dyed garments, a prize of embroidered dyed garments for the necks of those that take the spoil.

2 Kings 6:18-20

And they came down to it, and Elisha prayed to Jehovah and said, I pray You, strike this people with blindness. And He struck them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.

2 Kings 7:6

For Jehovah had made the army of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots and a noise of horses, the noise of a great army. And they said to one another, Lo, the king of Israel has hired the kings of the Hittites and the kings of the Egyptians against us, to come on us.

2 Chronicles 20:25

And Jehoshaphat and his people came to take their plunder, they found among them in abundance both riches and precious jewels in great number with the dead bodies, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away. And they were three days in gathering of the plunder, it was so much.

Isaiah 10:14

And my hand has found as a nest the riches of the people; and as one gathers eggs that are left, I have gathered all the earth; and there was none who moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.

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