2 Kings 16:5

“Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war: and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Rezin king of Syria, and Pekah sonne of Remaliah king of Israel, came vp to Ierusalem to warre: and they besieged Ahaz, but could not ouercome him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to {wage} war; and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war: and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Rezin, king of Aram, and Pekah, son of Remaliah, king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to make war; and they made an attack on Ahaz, shutting him in, but were not able to overcome him.
- Basic English Bible

Then Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah son of Remaliah, the king of Israel, came up to Jerusalem to battle; and they besieged Ahaz, but were unable to conquer him.
- Darby Bible

Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war: and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
- Webster's Bible

Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war: and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
- World English Bible

Then doth Rezin king of Aram go up, and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel, to Jerusalem, to battle, and they lay siege to Ahaz, and they have not been able to fight.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then Rezin king of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war; and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 16:5


16:5 Could not overcome - Because God of his own mere grace, undertook his protection, and disappointed the hopes of his enemies.


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