2 Chronicles 35:23
New International Version
Archers shot King Josiah, and he told his officers, “Take me away; I am badly wounded.”

New Living Translation
But the enemy archers hit King Josiah with their arrows and wounded him. He cried out to his men, “Take me from the battle, for I am badly wounded!”

English Standard Version
And the archers shot King Josiah. And the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”

Berean Study Bible
There the archers shot King Josiah, who said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded!”

King James Bible
And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded.

New King James Version
And the archers shot King Josiah; and the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am severely wounded.”

New American Standard Bible
The archers shot King Josiah, and the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”

NASB 1995
The archers shot King Josiah, and the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”

NASB 1977
And the archers shot King Josiah, and the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”

Amplified Bible
The archers shot King Josiah, and the king said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded.”

Christian Standard Bible
The archers shot King Josiah, and he said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am severely wounded! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The archers shot King Josiah, and he said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am severely wounded!”

American Standard Version
And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Pharaoh the Cripple struck Yoshiah with two arrows, and the King said to his Servants: “Take me away, for I am struck with a mortal wound!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the archers shot at king Josias; and the king said to his servants, Take me away, for I am severely wounded.

Contemporary English Version
During the battle an Egyptian soldier shot Josiah with an arrow. Josiah told his servants, "Get me out of here! I've been hit."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And there he was wounded by the archers, and he said to his servants: Carry me out of the battle, for I am grievously wounded.

English Revised Version
And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded.

Good News Translation
During the battle King Josiah was struck by Egyptian arrows. He ordered his servants, "Take me away; I'm badly hurt!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some archers shot King Josiah. The king told his officers, "Take me away because I'm badly wounded."

International Standard Version
Some archers shot King Josiah, and the king told his servants, "Take me away, because I'm badly wounded."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants: 'Have me away; for I am sore wounded.'

Literal Standard Version
and the archers shoot at King Josiah, and the king says to his servants, “Remove me, for I have become very sick.”

NET Bible
Archers shot King Josiah; the king ordered his servants, "Take me out of this chariot, for I am seriously wounded."

New Heart English Bible
The archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, "Take me away, because I am seriously wounded."

World English Bible
The archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, "Take me away, because I am seriously wounded!"

Young's Literal Translation
and the archers shoot at king Josiah, and the king saith to his servants, 'Remove me, for I have become very sick.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Death of Josiah
22Josiah, however, did not turn away from him; instead, in order to engage him in battle, he disguised himself. He did not listen to Neco’s words from the mouth of God, but went to fight him on the Plain of Megiddo. 23There the archers shot King Josiah, who said to his servants, “Take me away, for I am badly wounded!” 24So his servants took him out of his chariot, put him in his second chariot, and brought him to Jerusalem, where he died. And Josiah was buried in the tomb of his fathers, and all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for him.…

Cross References
1 Kings 22:34
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!"

2 Chronicles 35:22
Josiah, however, did not turn away from him; instead, in order to engage him in battle, he disguised himself. He did not listen to Neco's words from the mouth of God, but went to fight him on the Plain of Megiddo.

2 Chronicles 35:24
So his servants took him out of his chariot, put him in his second chariot, and brought him to Jerusalem, where he died. And Josiah was buried in the tomb of his fathers, and all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for him.


Treasury of Scripture

And the archers shot at king Josiah; and the king said to his servants, Have me away; for I am sore wounded.

the archers

2 Chronicles 18:33
And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: therefore he said to his chariot man, Turn thine hand, that thou mayest carry me out of the host; for I am wounded.

Genesis 49:23
The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated him:

2 Kings 9:24
And Jehu drew a bow with his full strength, and smote Jehoram between his arms, and the arrow went out at his heart, and he sunk down in his chariot.

wounded [heb] made sick

1 Kings 22:34
And a certain man drew a bow at a venture, and smote the king of Israel between the joints of the harness: wherefore he said unto the driver of his chariot, Turn thine hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am wounded.

2 Kings 8:29
And king Joram went back to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Syria. And Ahaziah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Joram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.









(23) And the archers shot.--Comp. the death of Ahab (2Chronicles 18:33, and of Saul, 1Chronicles 10:3).

Have me away.--LXX., ????????? ??. "Take me out" (of the war-chariot).

For I am sore wounded.--So Ahab. (2Chronicles 18:33).



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
There the archers
וַיֹּרוּ֙ (way·yō·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 3384: To flow as water, to lay, throw, to point out, to teach

shot
הַיֹּרִ֔ים (hay·yō·rîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3384: To flow as water, to lay, throw, to point out, to teach

King
לַמֶּ֖לֶךְ (lam·me·leḵ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

Josiah,
יֹאשִׁיָּ֑הוּ (yō·šî·yā·hū)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2977: Josiah -- 'Yah supports', two Israelites

who
הַמֶּ֤לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4428: A king

said
וַיֹּ֨אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to his servants,
לַעֲבָדָיו֙ (la·‘ă·ḇā·ḏāw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

“Take me away,
הַעֲבִיר֔וּנִי (ha·‘ă·ḇî·rū·nî)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine plural | first person common singular
Strong's 5674: To pass over, through, or by, pass on

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

I am severely
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

wounded!”
הָחֳלֵ֖יתִי (hā·ḥo·lê·ṯî)
Verb - Hofal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2470: To be weak or sick


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