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2 Kings 6:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore he sent thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and encompassed the city.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he sent thither horses and chariots, and a great host, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Therefore sent he thither—horses and chariots, and a strong force,—and they came in by night, and encompassed the city.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he sendeth thither horses and chariot, and a heavy force, and they come in by night, and go round against the city.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore, he sent thither horses, and chariots, and the strength of an army: and they came by night, and beset the city.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore sent he thither horses, and charets, and a great hoste: and they came by night, and compassed the citie about.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he sent thither horses, and chariots, and a mighty host: and they came by night, and compassed about the city.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore sent 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
he thither x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
horses, 5483
{5483} Prime
סוּס
cuwc
{soos}
From an unused root meaning to skip (properly for joy); a horse (as leaping); also a swallow (from its rapid flight).
and chariots, 7393
{7393} Prime
רֶכֶב
rekeb
{reh'-keb}
From H7392; a vehicle; by implication a team; by extension cavalry; by analogy a rider, that is, the upper millstone.
and a great 3515
{3515} Prime
כָּבֵד
kabed
{kaw-bade'}
From H3513; heavy; figuratively in a good sense (numerous) or in a bad sense (severe, difficult, stupid).
host: 2428
{2428} Prime
חַיִל
chayil
{khah'-yil}
From H2342; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength.
and they came 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
by night, 3915
{3915} Prime
לַיִל
layil
{lah'-yil}
From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the light), that is, night; figuratively adversity.
and compassed 5362
{5362} Prime
נָקַף
naqaph
{naw-kaf'}
A primitive root; to strike with more or less violence (beat, fell, corrode); by implication (of attack) to knock together, that is, surround or circulate.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the city 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
about. y5362
[5362] Standard
נָקַף
naqaph
{naw-kaf'}
A primitive root; to strike with more or less violence (beat, fell, corrode); by implication (of attack) to knock together, that is, surround or circulate.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Kings 6:13-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

2 Kings 6:14

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

(f) Though it was nothing in man's judgment to have taken Elisha, yet the wicked doubt, and think they are never able to prepare enough power, though it be but against one or a few.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
sent he thither horses:
It is strange the Syrian monarch did not think, that he who could penetrate his secrets with respect to the Israelitish army, could inform himself of all the machinations against his own life.
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 an hill. And he spake unto him, Thou man of God, the king hath said, Come down. ... And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, and the life of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.
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 for fear 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.
Matthew 26:47 And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and elders of the people.
Matthew 26:55 In that same hour said Jesus to the multitudes, Are ye come out as against a thief with swords and staves for 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, having received a band [of men] and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons. ... As soon then as he had said unto them, I am [he], they went backward, and fell to the ground.

great:
Heb. heavy,
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 fuller's field.
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