1 Kings 22:33
New International Version
the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel and stopped pursuing him.

New Living Translation
the chariot commanders realized he was not the king of Israel, and they stopped chasing him.

English Standard Version
And when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Berean Study Bible
And when the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

New King James Version
And it happened, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

New American Standard Bible
Then, when the commanders of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

NASB 1995
When the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

NASB 1977
Then it happened, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Amplified Bible
When the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Christian Standard Bible
When the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when the Captains of the chariots saw that he was not the King of Israel, they turned away from him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that this was not the king of Israel, that they returned from him.

Contemporary English Version
they realized he wasn't Ahab, and they left him alone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the captains of the chariots perceived that he was not the king of and they turned away from him.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Good News Translation
they realized that he was not the king of Israel, and they stopped their attack.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
the chariot commanders realized that he wasn't the king of Israel. They turned away from him.

International Standard Version
When the chariot commanders saw that their target was not the king of Israel, they stopped pursuing him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Literal Standard Version
and it comes to pass, at the heads of the charioteers seeing that he [is] not the king of Israel, that they turn back from after him.

NET Bible
When the chariot commanders realized he was not the king of Israel, they turned away from him.

New Heart English Bible
It happened, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

World English Bible
It happened, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, at the heads of the charioteers seeing that he is not the king of Israel, that they turn back from after him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ahab's Defeat and Death
32When the chariot commanders saw Jehoshaphat, they said, “Surely this is the king of Israel!” So they turned to fight against him, but Jehoshaphat cried out. 33And when the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him. 34However, a certain man drew his bow without taking special aim, and he struck the king of Israel between the joints of his armor. So the king said to his charioteer, “Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!”…

Cross References
1 Kings 22:32
When the chariot commanders saw Jehoshaphat, they said, "Surely this is the king of Israel!" So they turned to fight against him, but Jehoshaphat cried out.

1 Kings 22:34
However, a certain man drew his bow without taking special aim, and he struck the king of Israel between the joints of his armor. So the king said to his charioteer, "Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!"


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

that they turned

1 Kings 22:31
But the king of Syria commanded his thirty and two captains that had rule over his chariots, saying, Fight neither with small nor great, save only with the king of Israel.

Psalm 76:10
Surely the wrath of man shall praise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain.









Verse 33. - And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots perceived [in what way we are not told. But Ahab would be known to some of them, ch. 20:81] that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And
וַיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

when the chariot
הָרֶ֔כֶב (hā·re·ḵeḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7393: A vehicle, a team, cavalry, a rider, the upper millstone

commanders
שָׂרֵ֣י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

saw
כִּרְאוֹת֙ (kir·’ō·wṯ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7200: To see

that
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

he
ה֑וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

was not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

the king
מֶ֥לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4428: A king

of Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

they turned back
וַיָּשׁ֖וּבוּ (way·yā·šū·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

from pursuing him.
מֵאַחֲרָֽיו׃ (mê·’a·ḥă·rāw)
Preposition-m | third person masculine singular
Strong's 310: The hind or following part


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