New International Version
As the sun was setting, a cry spread through the army: "Every man to his town. Every man to his land!"
King James Bible
And there went a proclamation throughout the host about the going down of the sun, saying, Every man to his city, and every man to his own country.
Darby Bible Translation
And there went the cry throughout the host at the going down of the sun, saying, Every man to his city, and every man to his own country!
World English Bible
A cry went throughout the army about the going down of the sun, saying, "Every man to his city, and every man to his country!"
Young's Literal Translation
and he causeth the cry to pass over through the camp, at the going in of the sun, saying, 'Each unto his city, and each unto his land.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Every man to his city - It appears that the Israelites and Jews maintained the fight the whole of the day; but when at evening the king died, and this was known, there was a proclamation made, probably with the consent of both Syrians and Israelites, that the war was over. Ahab being dead, his subjects did not choose to contend for Ramoth-gilead; so the Israelites went to their own cities, and the Syrians to their own country.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'And the king of Israel said unto his servants, Know ye that Ramoth in Gilead is ours, and we be still, and take it not out of the hand of the king of Syria?'--1 KINGS xxii. 3. This city of Ramoth in Gilead was an important fortified place on the eastern side of the Jordan, and had, many years before the date of our text, been captured by its northern neighbours in the kingdom of Syria. A treaty had subsequently been concluded and broken a war followed thereafter, in which Ben-hadad, King of Syria, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
Sovereignty of God in Administration
1 Kings 22:35
All day long the battle raged, and the king was propped up in his chariot facing the Arameans. The blood from his wound ran onto the floor of the chariot, and that evening he died.
1 Kings 22:37
So the king died and was brought to Samaria, and they buried him there.
2 Kings 14:12
Judah was routed by Israel, and every man fled to his home.
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