New American Standard Bible
They took therefore two chariots with horses, and the king sent after the army of the Arameans, saying, "Go and see."
King James Bible
They took therefore two chariot horses; and the king sent after the host of the Syrians, saying, Go and see.
Darby Bible Translation
And they took two chariots with their horses; and the king sent after the army of the Syrians, saying, Go and see.
World English Bible
They took therefore two chariots with horses; and the king sent after the army of the Syrians, saying, "Go and see."
Young's Literal Translation
And they take two chariot-horses, and the king sendeth after the camp of Aram, saying, 'Go, and see.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Two chariot horses - Translate, "two horse-chariots." They dispatched i. e. two war-chariots, with their proper complement of horses and men, to see whether the retreat was a reality or only a feint. The "horses" sent would be four or six, since chariots were drawn by either two or three horses.
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However, the lord on whom the king leaned expressed his disbelief. We hear not that any of the common people, the plebeians, ever did so; but an aristocrat did it. Strange it is, that God has seldom chosen the great men of this world. High places and faith in Christ do seldom well agree. This great man said, "Impossible!" and, with an insult to the prophet, he added, "If the Lord should make windows in heaven, might such a thing be." His sin lay in the fact, that after repeated seals of Elisha's …
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2 Kings 7:13
One of his servants said, "Please, let some men take five of the horses which remain, which are left in the city. Behold, they will be in any case like all the multitude of Israel who are left in it; behold, they will be in any case like all the multitude of Israel who have already perished, so let us send and see."
2 Kings 7:15
They went after them to the Jordan, and behold, all the way was full of clothes and equipment which the Arameans had thrown away in their haste. Then the messengers returned and told the king.
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