Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore sent he thither - horses and chariots, and a strong force, - and they came in by night, and encompassed 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 he sent horses and chariots and a powerful army there. 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.

Darby Translation

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

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.

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, that I may send and take him. And it was told him, saying - Lo! in Dothan. 14 Therefore sent he thither - horses and chariots, and a strong force, - and they came in by night, and encompassed the city. 15 And, when the attendant of the man of God arose early and went forth, lo! a force surrounding the city, with horses and chariots. Then said his young man unto him - Alas! my lord, what 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, - wherefore David became hurried, to get away from the presence of Saul, but, Saul and his men, were surrounding David and his men, to capture then:

1 Samuel 24:2

Then Saul took three thousand chosen men, out of all Israel, - and went to seek David and his men, over the face of the rocks of the mountain-goats.

2 Kings 1:9-13

Then sent he unto him a captain of fifty, with his fifty, and he went up unto him, and lo! he abode on the top of the mountain, and he said unto him, O man of God! the king, hath said, Come down!

2 Kings 18:17

And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rab-saris and Rab-shakeh, from Lachish unto King Hezekiah, with a heavy force to Jerusalem, - so they came up and drew near to Jerusalem, and took their stand by the upper channel of the pool, which is in the highway of the fuller's field.

Matthew 26:47

And, while, yet, he was speaking, lo! Judas, one of the twelve, came, and, with him, a large multitude, with swords and clubs, from the High-priests and Elders of the people.

Matthew 26:55

In that hour, said Jesus unto the multitudes: As against a robber, came ye forth, with swords and clubs, to arrest me? Daily in the temple, used I to sit teaching, and ye secured me not;

John 18:3-6

Judas, therefore, receiving the band, and officers, from among the High-priests and from amongthe Pharisees, cometh thither, with lights and torches and weapons.

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