2 Kings 13:18

“And he said, Take the arrows. And he took them. And he said unto the king of Israel, Smite upon the ground. And he smote thrice, and stayed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Kings 13:18

And he sayd, Take the arrowes. And he tooke them. And hee said vnto the king of Israel, Smite vpon the ground. And he smote thrise, and stayed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then he said, "Take the arrows, and he took them. And he said to the king of Israel, "Strike the ground," and he struck {it} three times and stopped."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, Take the arrows; and he took them. And he said unto the king of Israel, Smite upon the ground; and he smote thrice, and stayed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, Take the arrows: and he took them. And he said to the king of Israel, Send them down into the earth; and he did so three times and no more.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Take the arrows. And he took [them]. And he said to the king of Israel, Smite upon the ground. And he smote thrice, and stayed.
- Darby Bible

And he said, Take the arrows. And he took them. And he said to the king of Israel, Smite upon the ground. And he smote thrice, and ceased.
- Webster's Bible

He said, "Take the arrows;" and he took them. He said to the king of Israel, "Strike the ground;" and he struck three times, and stopped.
- World English Bible

And he saith, `Take the arrows,' and he taketh; and he saith to the king of Israel, `Smite to the earth;' and he smiteth three times, and stayeth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he said: 'Take the arrows'; and he took them. And he said unto the king of Israel: 'Smite upon the ground'; and he smote thrice, and stayed.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Kings 13:18

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 13:18


13:18 Smite - The former sign portended victory, this was to declare the number of the victories.


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