2 Kings 14:8
Good News Translation
Then Amaziah sent messengers to King Jehoash of Israel, challenging him to fight.

Contemporary English Version
One day, Amaziah sent a message to King Jehoash of Israel: "Come out and face me in battle!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then Amasias sent messengers to Joas, son of Joachaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying: Come, let us see one another.

New American Bible
Then Amaziah sent messengers to Joash, son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, with this message: “Come, let us meet face to face.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Then Amasias sent messengers to Joas, son of Joachaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying: Come, let us see one another.

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Amaziah

2 Chronicles 25:17-24 Then Amasias king of Juda taking very bad counsel, sent to Joas the son of Joachaz the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying: Come, let us see one another. . . .

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2 Kings 14:11 But Amasias did not rest satisfied. So Joas, king of Israel, went up; and he and Amasias, king of Juda, saw one another in Bethsames, a town in Juda.

2 Samuel 2:14-17 And Abner said to Joab: Let the young men rise, and play before us. And Joab answered: Let them rise. . . .

Proverbs 13:10 Among the proud there are always contentions: but they that do all things with counsel, are ruled by wisdom.

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.

Proverbs 18:6 The lips of a fool intermeddle with strife: and his mouth provoketh quarrels.

Proverbs 20:18 Designs are strengthened by counsels: and wars are to be managed by governments.

Proverbs 25:8 The things which thy eyes have seen, utter not hastily in a quarrel: lest afterward thou mayst not be able to make amends, when thou hast dishonoured thy friend.

Context
Amaziah Defeated by Joash
8Then Amasias sent messengers to Joas, son of Joachaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying: Come, let us see one another.9And Joas, king of Israel, sent again to Amasias, king of Juda, saying: A thistle of Libanus sent to a cedar tree, which is in Libanus, saying: Give thy daughter to my son to wife. And the beasts of the forest, that are in Libanus, passed, and trod down the thistle.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 2:14
And Abner said to Joab: Let the young men rise, and play before us. And Joab answered: Let them rise.

1 Kings 20:18
And he said: Whether they come for peace, take them alive: or whether they come to fight, take them alive.

2 Kings 13:12
But the rest of the acts of Joas, and all that he did, and his valour wherewith he fought against Amasias, king of Juda, are they not written in the book of the words of the days of the kings of Israel?

2 Chronicles 25:17
Then Amasias king of Juda taking very bad counsel, sent to Joas the son of Joachaz the son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying: Come, let us see one another.

Additional Translations
Then Amaziah sent messengers to the king of Israel, Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, the son of Jehu. “Come, let us meet face to face,” he said.Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Then Amessias sent messengers to Joas son of Joachaz son of Ju king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu king of Israel, saying, Come, let us look one another in the face.

Then Amaziah sent messengers to Jehoash, the son of Jehoahaz son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, "Come, let us look one another in the face."

then hath Amaziah sent messengers unto Jehoash son of Jehoahaz, son of Jehu, king of Israel, saying, 'Come, we look one another in the face.'
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