1 Kings 20:17

“And the young men of the princes of the provinces went out first; and Benhadad sent out, and they told him, saying, There are men come out of Samaria.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 20:17

And the young men of the Princes of the Prouinces went out first, and Benhadad sent out, and they told him, saying, There are men come out of Samaria.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The young men of the rulers of the provinces went out first; and Ben-hadad sent out and they told him, saying, "Men have come out from Samaria."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the young men of the princes of the provinces went out first; and Ben-hadad sent out, and they told him, saying, There are men come out from Samaria.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the servants of the chiefs who were over the divisions of the land went forward first; and when Ben-hadad sent out, they gave him the news, saying, Men have come out from Samaria.
- Basic English Bible

And the servants of the princes of the provinces went out first; and Ben-Hadad sent out, and they told him saying, There are men come out of Samaria.
- Darby Bible

And the young men of the princes of the provinces went out first; and Ben-hadad sent out, and they told him, saying, There are men come out of Samaria.
- Webster's Bible

The young men of the princes of the provinces went out first; and Ben Hadad sent out, and they told him, saying, "Men are coming out from Samaria."
- World English Bible

And the young men of the heads of the provinces go out at the first, and Ben-Hadad sendeth, and they declare to him, saying, `Men have come out of Samaria.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the young men of the princes of the provinces went out first; and Ben-hadad sent out, and they told him, saying: 'There are men come out from Samaria.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 20:17

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 20:17


20:15 All Israel - All that were fit to go out to war; all, exceptthose whom their age, or the same infirmity excused.

20:18 Take them - He bids them not fight, for he thought they needednot to strike one stroke; and that the Israelites could not stand thefirst brunt.


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