New International Version
Some time later, Ben-Hadad king of Aram mobilized his entire army and marched up and laid siege to Samaria.
King James Bible
And it came to pass after this, that Benhadad king of Syria gathered all his host, and went up, and besieged Samaria.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass after this that Ben-Hadad king of Syria gathered all his army, and went up and besieged Samaria.
World English Bible
It happened after this, that Benhadad king of Syria gathered all his army, and went up and besieged Samaria.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass afterwards, that Ben-Hadad king of Aram gathereth all his camp, and goeth up, and layeth siege to Samaria,
2 Kings 6:24 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He prepared great provision for them - These, on the return to their master, could tell him strange things about the power of the God of Israel, and the magnanimity of its king.
So the bands of Syria came no more - Marauding parties were no more permitted by the Syrian king to make inroads upon Israel. And it is very likely that for some considerable time after this, there was no war between these two nations. What is mentioned in the next verse was more than a year afterwards.
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1 Kings 20:1
Now Ben-Hadad king of Aram mustered his entire army. Accompanied by thirty-two kings with their horses and chariots, he went up and besieged Samaria and attacked it.
2 Kings 7:4
If we say, 'We'll go into the city'--the famine is there, and we will die. And if we stay here, we will die. So let's go over to the camp of the Arameans and surrender. If they spare us, we live; if they kill us, then we die."
2 Kings 8:7
Elisha went to Damascus, and Ben-Hadad king of Aram was ill. When the king was told, "The man of God has come all the way up here,"
2 Kings 25:3
By the ninth day of the fourth month the famine in the city had become so severe that there was no food for the people to eat.
I will send fire on the house of Hazael that will consume the fortresses of Ben-Hadad.
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