2 Kings 14:7
Good News Translation
Amaziah killed ten thousand Edomite soldiers in Salt Valley; he captured the city of Sela in battle and called it Joktheel, the name it still has.

Contemporary English Version
While Amaziah was king, he killed 10,000 Edomite soldiers in Salt Valley. He captured the town of Sela and renamed it Joktheel, which is still its name.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He slew of Edom in the valley of the Saltpits, ten thousand men, and took the rock by war, and called the name thereof Jectehel, unto this day.

New American Bible
Amaziah struck down ten thousand Edomites in the Salt Valley. He took Sela in battle and renamed it Joktheel, the name it has to this day.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He slew of Edom in the valley of the Saltpits, ten thousand men, and took the rock by war, and called the name thereof Jectehel, unto this day.

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3177 B.C.
slew

2 Kings 8:20-22 In his days Edom revolted from being under Juda, and made themselves a king. . . .

2 Chronicles 25:11,12 And Amasias taking courage led forth his people, and went to the vale of saltpits, and slew of the children of Seir ten thousand. . . .

2 Samuel 8:13 David also made himself a name, when he returned after taking Syria in the valley of the saltpits, killing eighteen thousand:

1 Chronicles 18:12 And Abisai the son of Sarvia slew of the Edomites in the vale of the saltpits, eighteen thousand:

Psalm 60:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the inscription of a title, to David himself, for doctrine, [2] When he set fire to Mesopotamia of Syria and Sobal: and Joab returned and slew of Edom, in the vale of the saltpits, twelve thousand men. [3] O God, thou hast cast us off, and hast destroyed us; thou hast been angry, and hast had mercy on us.

Selah.

600 miles from Gaza, and

125 from the Persian Gulf; but Cellarius and Reland very justly consider that the numbers have been changed, and that we ought to read

125 miles from Gaza, and

600 from the Persian Gulf. Eusebius places Beerothbenajaakan

30 miles west from Petra, and Ellath ten miles east; and Burckhardt discovered the ruins of this ancient city in a valley called Wady Mousa.

Joktheel

Joshua 15:38 Delean and Masepha and Jecthel,

Context
Amaziah Reigns in Judah
6But the children of the murderers he did not put to death, according to that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, wherein the Lord commanded, saying: The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: but every man shall die for his own sin. 7He slew of Edom in the valley of the Saltpits, ten thousand men, and took the rock by war, and called the name thereof Jectehel, unto this day.
Cross References
Joshua 15:38
Delean and Masepha and Jecthel,

2 Samuel 8:13
David also made himself a name, when he returned after taking Syria in the valley of the saltpits, killing eighteen thousand:

2 Kings 14:10
Thou hast beaten and prevailed over Edom, and thy heart hath lifted thee up; be content with this glory, and sit at home; why provokest thou evil, that thou shouldst fall, and Juda with thee?

1 Chronicles 18:12
And Abisai the son of Sarvia slew of the Edomites in the vale of the saltpits, eighteen thousand:

2 Chronicles 25:11
And Amasias taking courage led forth his people, and went to the vale of saltpits, and slew of the children of Seir ten thousand.

Isaiah 16:1
Send forth, O Lord, the lamb, the ruler of the earth, from Petra of the desert, to the mount of the daughter of Sion.

Jeremiah 49:16
Thy arrogancy hath deceived thee, and the pride of thy heart: O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, and endeavourest to lay hold on the height of the hill: but though thou shouldst make thy nest as high as an eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord.

Obadiah 1:3
Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible.

Additional Translations
Amaziah struck down ten thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. He took Sela in battle and called it Joktheel, its name to this very day.He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel to this day.

He slew of Edom in the Valley of Salt ten thousand, and took Sela by war, and called the name of it Joktheel, unto this day.

He smote of Edom ten thousand in the valley of salt, and took the Rock in the war, and called its name Jethoel until this day.

He smote of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Sela in the war, and called the name of it Joktheel to this day.

He slew of Edom in the Valley of Salt ten thousand, and took Sela by war, and called the name of it Joktheel, unto this day.

He slew of Edom in the valley of Salt ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel to this day.

He killed of Edom in the Valley of Salt ten thousand, and took Sela by war, and called its name Joktheel, to this day.

He hath smitten Edom, in the valley of salt -- ten thousand, and seized Selah in war, and one calleth its name Joktheel unto this day,
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