New Living Translation
So the warriors released the prisoners and handed over the plunder in the sight of the leaders and all the people.
King James Bible
So the armed men left the captives and the spoil before the princes and all the congregation.
Darby Bible Translation
Then the armed men left the captives and the spoil before the princes and all the congregation.
World English Bible
So the armed men left the captives and the spoil before the princes and all the assembly.
Young's Literal Translation
And the armed men leave the captives and the prey before the heads and all the assembly;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
28:14 Left the captives - And herein they shewed a more truly heroic bravery, than they did in taking them. It is true honour for a man to yield to reason and religion even in spite of interest.
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Chronicles 28:13
"You must not bring the prisoners here!" they declared. "We cannot afford to add to our sins and guilt. Our guilt is already great, and the LORD's fierce anger is already turned against Israel."
2 Chronicles 28:15
Then the four men just mentioned by name came forward and distributed clothes from the plunder to the prisoners who were naked. They provided clothing and sandals to wear, gave them enough food and drink, and dressed their wounds with olive oil. They put those who were weak on donkeys and took all the prisoners back to their own people in Jericho, the city of palms. Then they returned to Samaria.
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