2 Chronicles 18:32
New International Version
for when the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they stopped pursuing him.

New Living Translation
As soon as the chariot commanders realized he was not the king of Israel, they stopped chasing him.

English Standard Version
For as soon as the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Berean Study Bible
And when the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

King James Bible
For it came to pass, that, when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back again from pursuing him.

New King James Version
For so it was, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

New American Standard Bible
When the commanders of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

NASB 1995
When the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

NASB 1977
Then it happened when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Amplified Bible
When the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Christian Standard Bible
When the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was that when the Commanders of the chariots saw Yehoshaphat, that he was not the King of Israel, they turned themselves from behind him.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned away from him.

Contemporary English Version
And when they realized he wasn't Ahab, they left him alone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For when the captains of the cavalry saw, that he was not the king of Israel, they left him.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Good News Translation
The chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, so they stopped pursuing him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and the chariot commanders realized that Jehoshaphat wasn't the king of Israel. Then they turned away from him.

International Standard Version
When the chariot commanders saw that their target was not the king of Israel, they stopped pursuing him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Literal Standard Version
indeed, it comes to pass, at the heads of the charioteers seeing that it has not been the king of Israel—they turn back from after him.

NET Bible
When the chariot commanders realized he was not the king of Israel, they turned away from him.

New Heart English Bible
It happened, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

World English Bible
It happened, when the captains of the chariots saw that it was not the king of Israel, that they turned back from pursuing him.

Young's Literal Translation
yea, it cometh to pass, at the heads of the charioteers seeing that it hath not been the king of Israel -- they turn back from after him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Ahab's Defeat and Death
31When the chariot commanders saw Jehoshaphat, they said, “This is the king of Israel!” So they turned to fight against him, but Jehoshaphat cried out, and the LORD helped him. God drew them away from him. 32And when the chariot commanders saw that he was not the king of Israel, they turned back from pursuing him. 33However, a certain man drew his bow without taking special aim, and he struck the king of Israel between the joints of his armor. So the king said to his charioteer, “Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!”…

Cross References
2 Chronicles 18:31
When the chariot commanders saw Jehoshaphat, they said, "This is the king of Israel!" So they turned to fight against him, but Jehoshaphat cried out, and the LORD helped him. God drew them away from him.

2 Chronicles 18:33
However, a certain man drew his bow without taking special aim, and he struck the king of Israel between the joints of his armor. So the king said to his charioteer, "Turn around and take me out of the battle, for I am badly wounded!"


Treasury of Scripture

For it came to pass, that, when the captains of the chariots perceived that it was not the king of Israel, they turned back again from pursuing him.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And when the chariot
הָרֶ֔כֶב (hā·re·ḵeḇ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7393: A vehicle, a team, cavalry, a rider, the upper millstone

commanders
שָׂרֵ֣י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

saw
כִּרְאוֹת֙ (kir·’ō·wṯ)
Preposition-k | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7200: To see

that
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

he was
וַיְהִ֗י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

the king
מֶ֣לֶךְ (me·leḵ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4428: A king

of Israel,
יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל (yiś·rā·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3478: Israel -- 'God strives', another name of Jacob and his desc

they turned back
וַיָּשֻׁ֖בוּ (way·yā·šu·ḇū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

from pursuing him.
מֵאַחֲרָֽיו׃ (mê·’a·ḥă·rāw)
Preposition-m | third person masculine singular
Strong's 310: The hind or following part


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