Parallel Verses

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.

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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Smith

Context Readings

Arameans Plot To Take Elisha

13 And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and take him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan. 14 He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city. 15 And when the servant of the man of God was risen early to go forth, behold, a host compassed the city both with horsemen and chariots. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! 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; and David made haste to get away from the presence of Saul, for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take them.

1 Samuel 24:2

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

2 Kings 1:9-13

Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him, and, behold, he sat on the top of a mountain. And he spoke unto him, Man of God, the king has commanded thee to come down.

2 Kings 18:17

And the king of Assyria sent Tartan and Rabsaris and Rabshakeh from Lachish to King Hezekiah with a great host against Jerusalem. And they went up and came to Jerusalem. And when they were come up, they came and stood by the conduit of the upper pool, which is in the highway of the washer's field.

Matthew 26:47

And while he yet spoke, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the princes of the priests and elders of the people.

Matthew 26:55

In that same hour Jesus said to the multitude, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves to take me? I sat daily with you teaching in the temple, and ye laid no hold on me.

John 18:3-6

Judas then, taking a company of soldiers and ministers of the high priests and of the Pharisees, came there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

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