Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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

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Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

13 So the king ordered, "Go and discover where he is, so I may send men to take him into custody." Later somebody told him, "Look! He's in Dothan!" 14 So the king of Aram sent out horses, chariots, and an elite force, and they arrived during the night and surrounded the city. 15 Meanwhile, the attendant to the man of God got up early in the morning and went outside, and there were the elite forces, surrounding the city, accompanied by horses and chariots! So Elisha's attendant cried out to him, "Oh no! Master! What will we do!?"


Cross References

1 Samuel 23:26

Saul went on one side of the mountain while David and his men went on the other side of the mountain. David was hurrying to get away from Saul while Saul and his men were closing in on David and his men to capture them.

1 Samuel 24:2

Saul took 3,000 of his best troops from all over Israel, and he went to look for David and his men in the direction of the Rocks of the Wild Goats.

2 Kings 1:9-13

So the king sent out 50 men, along with their leader. The leader approached Elijah, who was sitting at the top of a hill. He ordered Elijah, "Hey, man of God! The king orders you to come down!"

2 Kings 18:17

Sometime later, the king of Assyria sent Tartan, Rab-saris, and Rab-shakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah in Jerusalem, accompanied with a large army.

Matthew 26:47

Just then, while Jesus was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. A large crowd armed with swords and clubs was with him. They were from the high priests and elders of the people.

Matthew 26:55

At this point, Jesus asked the crowds, "Have you come out with swords and clubs to arrest me as if I were a bandit? Day after day I sat teaching in the Temple, yet you didn't arrest me.

John 18:3-6

So Judas took a detachment of soldiers and some officers from the high priests and the Pharisees and went there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.

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