Matthew 22:7

But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 22:7

But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth, and hee sent foorth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burnt vp their citie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the king was wroth; and he sent his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the king was angry; and he sent his armies, and those who had put his servants to death he gave to destruction, burning down their town with fire.
- Basic English Bible

And [when] the king [heard of it he] was wroth, and having sent his forces, destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
- Darby Bible

But when the king heard of it, he was wroth: and he sent his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.
- Webster's Bible

So the king's anger was stirred, and he sent his troops and destroyed those murderers and burnt their city.
- Weymouth Bible

When the king heard that, he was angry, and sent his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
- World English Bible

But the kyng, whanne he hadde herd, was wroth; and he sente hise oostis, and he distruyede tho manquelleris, and brente her citee.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And the king having heard, was wroth, and having sent forth his soldiers, he destroyed those murderers, and their city he set on fire;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 22:7

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 22:7


22:7 The king sending forth his troops - The Roman armies employed of God for that purpose. Destroyed those murderers - Primarily the Jews.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 22:7


Mt 22:7 And when the king heard [of it], he was wroth. He who insults or assails a king's heralds assails the king's majesty. Destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city. Strikingly fulfilled in the fate of the Jews. The Roman armies were chosen to inflict the retribution upon the Jewish nation.

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