Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And he sent thither horses and chariots, and a great host, and they came by night and surrounded the city.

New American Standard Bible

He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.

King James Version

Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.

Holman Bible

he sent horses, chariots, and a massive army there. They went by night and surrounded the city.

International Standard Version

So the king of Aram sent out horses, chariots, and an elite force, and they arrived during the night and surrounded the city.

A Conservative Version

Therefore he sent there horses, and chariots, and a great army. And they came by night, and encompassed the city about.

American Standard Version

Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.

Amplified

So [the Syrian king] sent there horses, chariots, and a great army. They came by night and surrounded the city.

Bible in Basic English

So he sent there horses and carriages and a great army; and they came by night, circling the town.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

So he sent horsemen and chariots there and a great host, who came by night and compassed the city about.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will send there horses and chariots, and weighty strength: and they will come by night, and they will surround upon the city.

King James 2000

Therefore sent he there horses, and chariots, and a great army: and they came by night, and surrounded the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So he sent horses, chariots, and an oppressing army there. They arrived at night and surrounded the town.

Modern King James verseion

And he sent there horses and chariots and a great army. And they came by night and surrounded the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he sent thither horse and chariots and a great Host. And they came thither by night and compassed the town about.

NET Bible

So he sent horses and chariots there, along with a good-sized army. They arrived during the night and surrounded the city.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore he sent horses, chariots, and a great army there. They came by night, and surrounded the city.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore sent he thither - horses and chariots, and a strong force, - and they came in by night, and encompassed the city.

Webster

Therefore he sent thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and encompassed the city.

World English Bible

Therefore he sent horses, chariots, and a great army there. They came by night, and surrounded the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he sendeth thither horses and chariot, and a heavy force, and they come in by night, and go round against the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

סס סוּס 
Cuwc 
Usage: 140

and chariots
רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

and a great
כּבד 
Kabed 
Usage: 40

חיל 
Chayil 
Usage: 243

and they came

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

by night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and compassed
נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

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Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

13 And he said, Go and see where he is, and I will send and fetch him. And it was told him saying, Behold, he is in Dothan. 14 And he sent thither horses and chariots, and a great host, and they came by night and surrounded the city. 15 And when the attendant of the man of God rose early and went forth, behold, an army surrounded the city, with horses and chariots. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! how shall we do?


Cross References

1 Samuel 23:26

And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain; and David made haste to get away from Saul; and Saul and his men sought to surround David and his men to take them.

1 Samuel 24:2

And Saul took three thousand men, chosen out of all Israel, and went to seek David and his men upon the rocks of the wild goats.

2 Kings 1:9-13

And he sent to him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and behold, he sat on the top of the mount. And he spoke to him: Man of God, the king says, Come down!

2 Kings 18:17

And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rab-shakeh from Lachish, with a strong force, against king Hezekiah, to Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the aqueduct of the upper pool, which is on the highway of the fuller's field.

Matthew 26:47

And while he was yet speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great crowd with swords and sticks from the chief priests and elders of the people.

Matthew 26:55

In that hour Jesus said to the crowds, Are ye come out as against a robber with swords and sticks to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye did not seize me.

John 18:3-6

Judas therefore, having got the band, and officers of the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

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