KJV LexiconAnd it came to pass on the morrow
the morrow or (adverbially) tomorrow -- morrow, next day.
that he took
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
a thick cloth
a cloth (as netted) -- thick cloth.
to dip, to immerse -- dip, plunge.
it in water
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
to break apart, disperse, etc. -- break, chop in pieces, lay open, scatter, spread (abroad, forth, selves, out), stretch (forth, out).
it on his face
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
so that he died
causatively, to kill
God has seen; Chazael, a king of Syria -- Hazael.
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
in his stead
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
On the following day, he took the cover and dipped it in water and spread it on his face, so that he died. And Hazael became king in his place.
King James Bible
And it came to pass on the morrow, that he took a thick cloth, and dipped it in water, and spread it on his face, so that he died: and Hazael reigned in his stead.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The next day Hazael took a heavy cloth, dipped it in water, and spread it over the king's face. Ben-hadad died, and Hazael reigned instead of him.
International Standard Version
But the very next day, Hazael grabbed a thick covering, soaked it in water, and spread it over the king's face, and he suffocated. Then Hazael succeeded Ben-hadad as king.
The next day Hazael took a piece of cloth, dipped it in water, and spread it over Ben Hadad's face until he died. Then Hazael replaced him as king.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the next day Hazael took a blanket, soaked it in water, and smothered the king with it. Hazael ruled as king in his place.
King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass on the next day, that he took a thick cloth, and dipped it in water, and spread it on his face, so that he died: and Hazael reigned in his stead.
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