2 Kings 6:13
New International Version
"Go, find out where he is," the king ordered, "so I can send men and capture him." The report came back: "He is in Dothan."

New Living Translation
"Go and find out where he is," the king commanded, "so I can send troops to seize him." And the report came back: "Elisha is at Dothan."

English Standard Version
And he said, “Go and see where he is, that I may send and seize him.” It was told him, “Behold, he is in Dothan.”

Berean Study Bible
So the king said, “Go and see where he is, that I may send men to capture him.” On receiving the report, “Elisha is in Dothan,”

New American Standard Bible
So he said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him." And it was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."

King James Bible
And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Christian Standard Bible
So the king said, "Go and see where he is, so I can send men to capture him." When he was told, "Elisha is in Dothan,"

Contemporary English Version
"Find out where he is!" the king ordered. "I'll send soldiers to bring him here." They learned that Elisha was in the town of Dothan and reported it to the king.

Good News Translation
"Find out where he is," the king ordered, "and I will capture him." When he was told that Elisha was in Dothan,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the king said, "Go and see where he is, so I can send men to capture him." When he was told, "Elisha is in Dothan,"

International Standard Version
So the king ordered, "Go and discover where he is, so I may send men to take him into custody." Later somebody told him, "Look! He's in Dothan!"

NET Bible
The king ordered, "Go, find out where he is, so I can send some men to capture him." The king was told, "He is in Dothan."

New Heart English Bible
He said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and get him." It was told him, saying, "Look, he is in Dothan."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The king said, "Find out where he is. Then I will send men to capture him." The king was told, "He is in Dothan."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And he said: 'Go and see where he is, that I may send and fetch him.' And it was told him, saying: 'Behold, he is in Dothan.'

New American Standard 1977
So he said, “Go and see where he is, that I may send and take him.” And it was told him, saying, “Behold, he is in Dothan.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
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.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and bring him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

American King James Version
And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

American Standard Version
And he said, Go and see where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And he said, Go, see where this man is, and I will send and take him. And they sent word to him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothaim.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Go, and see where he is: that I may send, and take him. And they told him, saying: Behold he is in Dothan.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Go and see where he is, and I will send and fetch him. And it was told him saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

English Revised Version
And he said, Go and see where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said, Go, and spy where he is, that I may send and bring him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

World English Bible
He said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and get him." It was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."

Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Go ye and see where he is, and I send and take him;' and it is declared to him, saying, 'Lo -- in Dothan.'
Study Bible
Elisha Captures the Blinded Arameans
12But one of his servants replied, “No one, my lord the king. For Elisha, the prophet in Israel, tells the king of Israel the very words you speak in your bedroom.” 13So the king said, “Go and see where he is, that I may send men to capture him.” On receiving the report, “Elisha is in Dothan,” 14the king of Aram sent horses, chariots, and a great army. They went there by night and surrounded the city.…
Cross References
Genesis 37:17
"They have moved on from here," the man answered. "I heard them say, 'Let us go to Dothan.'" So Joseph set out after his brothers and found them at Dothan.

2 Kings 1:9
Then King Ahaziah sent to Elijah a captain with his company of fifty men. So the captain went up to Elijah, who was sitting on top of a hill, and said to him, "Man of God, the king declares, 'Come down!'"

2 Kings 6:12
But one of his servants replied, "No one, my lord the king. For Elisha, the prophet in Israel, tells the king of Israel the very words you speak in your bedroom."

2 Kings 6:14
the king of Aram sent horses, chariots, and a great army. They went there by night and surrounded the city.

Treasury of Scripture

And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.

spy where

1 Samuel 23:22,23
Go, I pray you, prepare yet, and know and see his place where his haunt is, and who hath seen him there: for it is told me that he dealeth very subtilly…

Psalm 10:8-10
He sitteth in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places doth he murder the innocent: his eyes are privily set against the poor…

Psalm 37:12-14,32,33
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth…

Genesis 37:17
And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.







Lexicon
So the king said,
וַיֹּ֗אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

“Go
לְכ֤וּ (lə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1980: To go, come, walk

and see
וּרְאוּ֙ (ū·rə·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

where
אֵיכֹ֣ה (’ê·ḵōh)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 351: In what manner? how? where?

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

that I may send
וְאֶשְׁלַ֖ח (wə·’eš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

men to capture him.”
וְאֶקָּחֵ֑הוּ (wə·’eq·qā·ḥê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect Cohortative if contextual - first person common singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

On receiving the report,
וַיֻּגַּד־ (way·yug·gaḏ-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hofal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5046: To be conspicuous

“Elisha is in Dothan,”
בְדֹתָֽן׃ (ḇə·ḏō·ṯān)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1886: Dothan -- a place North of Samaria
(13) Fetch.--Take.

Dothan.--A contracted dual (equivalent to Dothain LXX., Dothaim). It lay on a hill, twelve Roman miles north-east of Samaria, in a narrow pass (Judith 4:5; Judith 7:3; Judith 8:3), on the caravan route from Gilead to Egypt (Genesis 37:17). The old name survives in a Tell, covered with ruins, south-west of the modern Jenin.

Verse 13. - And he - i.e. Benhadad - said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him; i.e. "Send out spies to learn where Elisha is at present residing, that I may dispatch a force to the place, and get him into my power." The object was scarcely "to find out, through Elisha, what the King of Israel and other princes were plotting against him in their secret counsels" (Cassel), but simply to put a stop to Elisha's betrayal of his own plans to Jobs-ram. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan. The spies were sent, and brought back word that, at the time, Elisha was residing in Dothan. Dothan, the place where Joseph was sold by his brethren to the Ishmaelites (Genesis 37:17), lay evidently not very far from Shechem (Genesis 37:14), and is placed by Eusebius about twelve miles north of Samaria. In the Book of Judith (4:6; 7:3) it is mentioned among the cities bordering the southern edge of the Plain of Esdraelon. Modern travelers (Van de Velde, Robinson) have reasonably identified it with the present Dothan, a tel, or hill, of a marked character, covered with ruins, and from the foot of which arises a copious spring, to the south-west of Jenin, between that place and Jeba, a little to the left of the great road leading from Beisan (Scythopolis) to Egypt. 6:13-23 What Elisha said to his servant is spoken to all the faithful servants of God, when without are fightings, and within are fears. Fear not, with that fear which has torment and amazement; for they that are with us, to protect us, are more than they that are against us, to destroy us. The eyes of his body were open, and with them he saw the danger. Lord, open the eyes of our faith, that with them we may see thy protecting hand. The clearer sight we have of the sovereignty and power of Heaven, the less we shall fear the troubles of earth. Satan, the god of this world, blinds men's eyes, and so deludes them unto their own ruin; but when God enlightens their eyes, they see themselves in the midst of their enemies, captives to Satan, and in danger of hell, though, before, they thought their condition good. When Elisha had the Syrians at his mercy, he made it appear that he was influenced by Divine goodness as well as Divine power. Let us not be overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good. The Syrians saw it was to no purpose to try to assault so great and so good a man.
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