New International Version
Then he sent horses and chariots and a strong force there. They went by night and surrounded the city.
King James Bible
Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sent thither horses and chariots, and a great host, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
World English Bible
Therefore he sent horses, chariots, and a great army there. They came by night, and surrounded the city.
Young's Literal Translation
And he sendeth thither horses and chariot, and a heavy force, and they come in by night, and go round against the city.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He sent thither horses - It is strange he did not think that he who could penetrate his secrets with respect to the Israelitish army, could inform himself of all his machinations against his own life.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
sent he thither horses It is strange the Syrian monarch did not think, that he who could penetrate his secrets with respect to the Israelitish army, could inform himself of all the machinations against his own life.
great [heb] heavy
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Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
"When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies, you will know that its desolation is near.
2 Kings 1:9
Then he sent to Elijah a captain with his company of fifty men. The captain went up to Elijah, who was sitting on the top of a hill, and said to him, "Man of God, the king says, 'Come down!'"
2 Kings 6:13
"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."
2 Kings 6:15
When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning, an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. "Oh no, my lord! What shall we do?" the servant asked.
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