2 Kings 16:12

“And when the king was come from Damascus, the King saw the altar: and the King approched to the altar, and offered thereon.”

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Other Translations

And when the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king approached to the altar, and offered thereon.
- King James Version

When the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; then the king approached the altar and went up to it,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king drew near unto the altar, and offered thereon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the king came from Damascus, he saw the altar; and he went up on it and made an offering on it.
- Basic English Bible

And when the king came from Damascus, the king saw the altar; and the king approached to the altar, and offered upon it.
- Darby Bible

And when the king had come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king approached to the altar, and offered on it.
- Webster's Bible

When the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar: and the king drew near to the altar, and offered thereon.
- World English Bible

And the king cometh in from Damascus, and the king seeth the altar, and the king draweth near on the altar, and offereth on it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when the king was come from Damascus, the king saw the altar; and the king drew near unto the altar, and offered thereon.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 16:12


16:12 Offered - A sacrifice, and that not to God, but to the Syrian idols, to whom that altar was appropriated.


Discussion for 2 Kings 16

  • Engle
    Jews in the new testamnet are Edomites, they inhabited Judea after this. This is who Jesus called sons of the devil and liars and murderers. The small number of Israelites remaining in Judea heard Jesus word and followed him. Edomites descend from Esau who God hated.
  • Rony Castão Pereira
    The Lord God put before us the blessing or curse. King of Israel choose a curse worshipping false gods.
  • The Bible is being for filled. The Syrians drove the Jewish people out of Elath, and they dwell there until this day. There is no Peace there.
  • Cedric cabilao
    i thank GOD for His kindness He never stops loving His children He protects them and guides them. He is the provider of everething.
  • ROBERT COTTMAN SR
    i enjoyed it. i love the old testiment.i know the old testiment is the new testiment consealed, and the new testiment is the old testiment revield.

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