New International Version
The king was enraged. He sent his army and destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
King James Bible
But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
Darby Bible Translation
And [when] the king [heard of it he] was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
World English Bible
When the king heard that, he was angry, and sent his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
Young's Literal Translation
'And the king having heard, was wroth, and having sent forth his soldiers, he destroyed those murderers, and their city he set on fire;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But when the king - Himself or, this very king. I have added εκεινος on the authority of nine of the most ancient MSS. and nearly one hundred others; the later Syriac, six copies of the Itala, and some of the fathers. Several printed editions have it, and Griesbach has received it into the text.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibrarySacrifice to Caesar or to God
Eversley, 1869. Chester Cathedral, 1872. Matthew xxii. 21. "Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's." Many a sermon has been preached, and many a pamphlet written, on this text, and (as too often has happened to Holy Scripture), it has been made to mean the most opposite doctrines, and twisted in every direction, to suit men's opinions and superstitions. Some have found in it a command to obey tyrants, invaders, any and every government, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
On the Same Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxii. 42
The Heavenly Banquet.
Profession and Practice.
The rest seized his servants, mistreated them and killed them.
"Then he said to his servants, 'The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come.
But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring them here and kill them in front of me.'"
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