2 Kings 3:20
New International Version
The next morning, about the time for offering the sacrifice, there it was--water flowing from the direction of Edom! And the land was filled with water.

New Living Translation
The next day at about the time when the morning sacrifice was offered, water suddenly appeared! It was flowing from the direction of Edom, and soon there was water everywhere.

English Standard Version
The next morning, about the time of offering the sacrifice, behold, water came from the direction of Edom, till the country was filled with water.

Berean Study Bible
The next morning, at the time of the morning sacrifice, water suddenly flowed from the direction of Edom and filled the land.

New American Standard Bible
It happened in the morning about the time of offering the sacrifice, that behold, water came by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

King James Bible
And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat offering was offered, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

Christian Standard Bible
About the time for the grain offering the next morning, water suddenly came from the direction of Edom and filled the land.

Contemporary English Version
The next morning, while the sacrifice was being offered, water suddenly started flowing from the direction of Edom, and it flooded the land.

Good News Translation
The next morning, at the time of the regular morning sacrifice, water came flowing from the direction of Edom and covered the ground.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
About the time for the grain offering the next morning, water suddenly came from the direction of Edom and filled the land.

International Standard Version
The very next day, about the time of the morning offering, water suddenly appeared, coming from the direction of Edom, and the land overflowed with water!

NET Bible
Sure enough, the next morning, at the time of the morning sacrifice, water came flowing down from Edom and filled the land.

New Heart English Bible
It happened in the morning, about the time of offering the offering, that look, water came by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That is what happened in the morning. At the time of the grain offering, water flowed from Edom and filled the countryside.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass in the morning, about the time of making the offering, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

New American Standard 1977
And it happened in the morning about the time of offering the sacrifice, that behold, water came by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And it came to pass in the morning, when the present was offered, that water came by the way of Edom, and the land was filled with water.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass in the morning, when the grain offering was offered, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

American King James Version
And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat offering was offered, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass in the morning, about the time of offering the oblation, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass in the morning, when the sacrifices used to be offered, that behold, water came by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass in the morning, when the oblation was offered up, that behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass in the morning, about the time of offering the oblation, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat-offering was offered, that behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

World English Bible
It happened in the morning, about the time of offering the offering, that behold, water came by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass in the morning, at the ascending of the morning -present, that lo, waters are coming in from the way of Edom, and the land is filled with the waters,
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Joram Overcomes Moab's Rebellion
19And you shall attack every fortified city and every city of importance. You shall cut down every good tree, stop up every spring, and ruin every good field with stones.” 20The next morning, at the time of the morning sacrifice, water suddenly flowed from the direction of Edom and filled the land. 21Now all the Moabites had heard that the kings had come up to fight against them. So all who could bear arms, young and old, were summoned and stationed at the border.…
Cross References
Exodus 29:39
In the morning offer one lamb, and at twilight offer the other.

Exodus 29:40
With the first lamb offer a tenth of an ephah of fine flour, mixed with a quarter hin of oil from pressed olives, and a drink offering of a quarter hin of wine.

2 Kings 3:21
Now all the Moabites had heard that the kings had come up to fight against them. So all who could bear arms, young and old, were summoned and stationed at the border.

Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat offering was offered, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

when the meat

Exodus 29:39,40 The one lamb you shall offer in the morning; and the other lamb you …

1 Kings 18:36 And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, …

Daniel 9:21 Yes, whiles I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom …

there came water This supply was altogether miraculous; for there was neither wind nor rain, nor any other natural means to furnish it.

filled

Psalm 78:15,16,20 He split the rocks in the wilderness, and gave them drink as out …

Isaiah 35:6,7 Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb …







Lexicon
The next morning,
בַבֹּ֙קֶר֙ (ḇab·bō·qer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1242: Dawn, morning

at the time of the morning sacrifice,
כַּעֲל֣וֹת (ka·‘ă·lō·wṯ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

water
מַ֥יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

suddenly
וְהִנֵּה־ (wə·hin·nêh-)
Conjunctive waw | Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

flowed
בָּאִ֖ים (bā·’îm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

from the direction
מִדֶּ֣רֶךְ (mid·de·reḵ)
Preposition-m | Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1870: A road, a course of life, mode of action

of Edom
אֱד֑וֹם (’ĕ·ḏō·wm)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 123: The name of a condiment

and filled
וַתִּמָּלֵ֥א (wat·tim·mā·lê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Nifal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4390: To fill, be full of

the land.
הָאָ֖רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land
(20) When the meat offering was offered.--Comp. 1Kings 18:29; 1Kings 18:36. A more exact definition of the time. The reckoning by hours was unknown before the captivity. According to the Talmud, the morning sacrifice was offered in the Temple the moment it became light. (Ewald assumes that "the meat offering" was offered on this occasion in the camp.) That help came to the distressed army just at the hour of morning worship was a striking coincidence. (This allusion to the law of Exodus 29:38, seq., may be an indirect hit at the northern kingdom.)

There came water.--Water was coming from the way (direction) of Edom. It would seem that a sudden storm of rain had fallen on the mountains of Seir, at some distance from the camp (Josephus says at a distance of three days' march); and the water found its natural outlet in the dry wady. Reuss thinks this explanation "superfluous," in the face of "the author's intention to describe a miracle;" but there are different kinds of miracle, and, in the present instance, the miraculous element is visible in the prophet's prediction of the coming help, and in the coincidence of the natural phenomena with the needs of the Israelites. (Comp. 2Kings 7:1-2, seq.) [This statement seems to preclude also the naturalistic explanation founded on the meaning of the Arabic name of the locality. Hisyun, hasyun, hasan, mean water which gathers on a hard bottom under the sand in certain localities, and which the Arabs get at by scooping holes in the ground. See Lane, Arab. Eng. Lex. s.v.]

Verse 20. - And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat offering was offered - i.e. about sunrise, which was the time of the morning sacrifice - that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom. The Wady-el- Ahsy drains a portion of Southern Moab, and also a considerable tract of Northern Edom. The nocturnal storm had burst, not in the Moabite country, where it would have attracted the attention of the Moabites, but in some comparatively distant part of the Idumaean territory, so that the Moabites were not aware of it. Josephus says that the storm burst at a distance of three days' journey from the Israelite camp ('Ant. Jud.,' 9:3. § 2); but this can only be his conjecture. And the country was filled, with water. By "the country" (ha-arets) must be meant here the bed or channel of the water-course. This was suddenly filled with a rushing stream, which, however, rapidly ran off, leaving the water-course dry, excepting where the pits had been made by the Israelites. But this supply was ample for the army. 3:20-27 It is a blessing to be favoured with the company of those who have power with God, and can prevail by their prayers. A kingdom may be upheld and prosper, in consequence of the fervent prayers of those who are dear to God. May we place our highest regard upon such as are most precious in his account. When sinners are saying Peace, peace, destruction comes upon them: despair will follow their mad presumption. In Satan's service and at his suggestion, such horrid deeds have been done, as cause the natural feelings of the heart to shudder; like the king of Moab's sacrificing his son. It is well not to urge the worst of men to extremities; we should rather leave them to the judgment of God.
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