2 Kings 11:8
Good News Translation
You are to guard King Joash with drawn swords and stay with him wherever he goes. Anyone who comes near you is to be killed."

Contemporary English Version
Make sure they follow him wherever he goes, and tell them to keep their swords ready to kill anyone who tries to get near him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you shall compass him round about, having weapons in your hands: and if any man shall enter the precinct of the temple, let him be slain: and you shall be with the king, coming in and going out.

New American Bible
You shall surround the king, each with drawn weapons, and anyone who tries to approach the guard detail is to be killed; stay with the king, wherever he goes.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And you shall compass him round about, having weapons in your hands: and if any man shall enter the precinct of the temple, let him be slain: and you shall be with the king, coming in and going out.

he that cometh

2 Kings 11:15 But Joiada commanded the centurions that were over the army, and said to them: Have her forth without the precinct of the temple, and whosoever shall follow her, let him be slain with the sword. For the priest had said: Let her not be slain in the temple of the Lord.

Exodus 21:14 If a man kill his neighbour on set purpose, and by lying in wait for him: thou shalt take him away from my altar that he may die.

1 Kings 2:28-31 And the news came to Joab, because Joab had turned after Adonias, and had not turned after Solomon: and Joab fled into the tabernacle of the Lord, and took hold on the horn of the altar. . . .

2 Chronicles 23:7 And let the Levites be round about the king, every man with his arms; and if any other come into the temple, let him be slain; and let them be with the king, both coming in, and going out.

Context
Joash Anointed King in Judah
7But let two parts of you all that go forth on the sabbath, keep the watch of the house of the Lord about the king. 8And you shall compass him round about, having weapons in your hands: and if any man shall enter the precinct of the temple, let him be slain: and you shall be with the king, coming in and going out.9And the centurions did according to all things that Joiada the priest, had commanded them: and taking every one their men, that went in on the sabbath, with them that went out in the sabbath, came to Joiada, the priest.…
Cross References
Numbers 27:16
May the Lord the God of the spirits of all flesh provide a man, that may be over this multitude:

Numbers 27:17
And may go out and in before them, and may lead them out, or bring them in: lest the people of the Lord be as sheep without a shepherd.

2 Kings 11:7
But let two parts of you all that go forth on the sabbath, keep the watch of the house of the Lord about the king.

Additional Translations
You must surround the king with weapons in hand, and anyone who approaches the ranks must be put to death. You must stay close to the king wherever he goes.”And you shall compass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand: and he that comes within the ranges, let him be slain: and be you with the king as he goes out and as he comes in.

And ye shall compass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand; and he that cometh within the ranks, let him be slain: and be ye with the king when he goeth out, and when he cometh in.

And do ye compass the king about every man with his weapon in his hand, and he that goes into the ranges shall die: and they shall be with the king in his going out and in his coming in.

And ye shall encompass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand; and he that comes within the ranks shall be put to death; and ye shall be with the king when he goes out and when he comes in.

And ye shall compass the king round about, every man with his weapons in his hand; and he that cometh within the ranks, let him be slain: and be ye with the king when he goeth out, and when he cometh in.

And ye shall compass the king around, every man with his weapons in his hand: and he that cometh within the ranges, let him be slain. And be ye with the king as he goeth out and as he cometh in.

You shall surround the king, every man with his weapons in his hand; and he who comes within the ranks, let him be slain. Be with the king when he goes out, and when he comes in."

and ye have compassed the king round about, each with his weapons in his hand, and he who is coming unto the ranges is put to death; and be ye with the king in his going out and in his coming in.'
Jump to Previous
Approaches Circle Compass Compassed Death Encompass Goes Hand Inside Lines Ranges Ranks Round Slain Station Surround Weapon Weapons Within Yourselves
Jump to Next
Approaches Circle Compass Compassed Death Encompass Goes Hand Inside Lines Ranges Ranks Round Slain Station Surround Weapon Weapons Within Yourselves
Links
2 Kings 11:8 NIV
2 Kings 11:8 NLT
2 Kings 11:8 ESV
2 Kings 11:8 NASB
2 Kings 11:8 KJV

2 Kings 11:8 Bible Apps
2 Kings 11:8 Biblia Paralela
2 Kings 11:8 Chinese Bible
2 Kings 11:8 French Bible
2 Kings 11:8 German Bible

Alphabetical: and Anyone approaches around be close comes death each goes hand he his in king man must out put ranks shall Station Stay surround the Then to weapon weapons when wherever who whoever with within you your yourselves

OT History: 2 Kings 11:8 You shall surround the king every man (2Ki iiKi ii ki 2 kg 2kg) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

2 Kings 11:7
Top of Page
Top of Page