2 Chronicles 29:9
New International Version
This is why our fathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.

New Living Translation
Because of this, our fathers have been killed in battle, and our sons and daughters and wives have been captured.

English Standard Version
For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Berean Study Bible
For behold, this is why our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and daughters and wives are in captivity.

King James Bible
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

New King James Version
For indeed, because of this our fathers have fallen by the sword; and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity.

New American Standard Bible
For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity because of this.

NASB 1995
"For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

NASB 1977
“For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Amplified Bible
For behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity because of this.

Christian Standard Bible
Our fathers fell by the sword, and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity because of this.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Our fathers fell by the sword, and our sons, our daughters, and our wives are in captivity because of this.

American Standard Version
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our women and our sons and our daughters are in captivity, now also we have strayed from going after LORD JEHOVAH our God, and we have forsaken the covenant that he gave to our fathers; also he has forsaken us!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And, behold, your fathers have been smitten with the sword, and your sons and your daughters and your wives are in captivity in a land not their own, as it is even now.

Contemporary English Version
our ancestors killed in battle, but our own children and wives were taken captive.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, our fathers are fallen by the sword, our sons, and our daughters, and wives are led away captives for this wickedness.

English Revised Version
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Good News Translation
Our fathers were killed in battle, and our wives and children have been taken away as prisoners.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Our fathers were killed in battle, and our sons, daughters, and wives are prisoners because of this.

International Standard Version
Now look! Our ancestors have been killed with swords and our sons, daughters, and wives are being held captive because of all of this.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Literal Standard Version
And behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons, and our daughters, and our wives [are] in captivity for this.

NET Bible
Look, our fathers died violently and our sons, daughters, and wives were carried off because of this.

New Heart English Bible
For, look, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

World English Bible
For, behold, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

Young's Literal Translation
And lo, fallen have our fathers by the sword, and our sons, and our daughters, and our wives are in captivity for this.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hezekiah Cleanses the Temple
8Therefore, the wrath of the LORD has fallen upon Judah and Jerusalem, and He has made them an object of terror, horror, and mockery, as you can see with your own eyes. 9For behold, this is why our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and daughters and wives are in captivity. 10Now it is in my heart to make a covenant with the LORD, the God of Israel, so that His fierce anger will turn away from us.…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 28:5
So the LORD his God delivered Ahaz into the hand of the king of Aram, who attacked him and took many captives to Damascus. Ahaz was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who struck him with great force.

2 Chronicles 28:17
The Edomites had again come and attacked Judah and carried away captives.


Treasury of Scripture

For, see, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this.

our fathers

2 Chronicles 28:5-8,17
Wherefore the LORD his God delivered him into the hand of the king of Syria; and they smote him, and carried away a great multitude of them captives, and brought them to Damascus. And he was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who smote him with a great slaughter…

Leviticus 26:17
And I will set my face against you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.

Lamentations 5:7
Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.









(9) For.--And. (See 2Chronicles 28:5-6; 2Chronicles 28:8; 2Chronicles 28:17 for what is here stated.)

Verse 9. - (See 2 Chronicles 28:5, 8, 17.)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For behold,
וְהִנֵּ֛ה (wə·hin·nêh)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's 2009: Lo! behold!

this
זֹֽאת׃ (zōṯ)
Pronoun - feminine singular
Strong's 2063: Hereby in it, likewise, the one other, same, she, so much, such deed, that,

is why
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

our fathers
אֲבוֹתֵ֖ינוּ (’ă·ḇō·w·ṯê·nū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 1: Father

have fallen
נָפְל֥וּ (nā·p̄ə·lū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

by the sword,
בֶּחָ֑רֶב (be·ḥā·reḇ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2719: Drought, a cutting instrument, as a, knife, sword

and our sons
וּבָנֵ֨ינוּ (ū·ḇā·nê·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 1121: A son

and daughters
וּבְנוֹתֵ֧ינוּ (ū·ḇə·nō·w·ṯê·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 1323: A daughter

and wives
וְנָשֵׁ֛ינוּ (wə·nā·šê·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

are in captivity.
בַּשְּׁבִ֖י (baš·šə·ḇî)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7628: Exiled, captured, exile, booty


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