New International Version
The Edomites had again come and attacked Judah and carried away prisoners,
King James Bible
For again the Edomites had come and smitten Judah, and carried away captives.
Darby Bible Translation
And again the Edomites came and smote Judah, and carried away captives.
World English Bible
For again the Edomites had come and struck Judah, and carried away captives.
Young's Literal Translation
and again the Edomites have come, and smite in Judah, and take captive a captivity.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The kings of Assyria to help him - Instead of מלכי malchey; Kings; the Vulgate, Syriac, Arabic, and Chaldee, one MS., and the parallel place, 2 Kings 16:7, have מלך melek, King, in the singular number. This king was Tiglath-pileser, as we learn from the second book of Kings.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
captives [heb] a captivity
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'He sacrificed unto the gods of Damascus, which smote him: and he said, Because the gods of the kings of Syria help them, therefore will I sacrifice to them, that they may help me. But they were the ruin of him, and of all Israel.'--2 CHRON. xxviii. 23. Ahaz came to the throne when a youth of twenty. From the beginning he reversed the policy of his father, and threw himself into the arms of the heathen party. In a comparatively short reign of sixteen years he stamped out the worship of God, and …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
2 Chronicles 29:9
This is why our fathers have fallen by the sword and why our sons and daughters and our wives are in captivity.
"This is what the Sovereign LORD says: 'Because Edom took revenge on Judah and became very guilty by doing so,
This is what the LORD says: "For three sins of Edom, even for four, I will not relent. Because he pursued his brother with a sword and slaughtered the women of the land, because his anger raged continually and his fury flamed unchecked,
Because of the violence against your brother Jacob, you will be covered with shame; you will be destroyed forever.
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