New International Version
"Go, find out where he is," the king ordered, "so I can send men and capture him." The report came back: "He is in Dothan."
King James Bible
And he said, Go and spy where he is, that I may send and fetch him. And it was told him, saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Go and see where he is, and I will send and fetch him. And it was told him saying, Behold, he is in Dothan.
World English Bible
He said, "Go and see where he is, that I may send and get him." It was told him, saying, "Behold, he is in Dothan."
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Go ye and see where he is, and I send and take him;' and it is declared to him, saying, 'Lo -- in Dothan.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, he is in Dothan - This is supposed to be the same place as that mentioned in Genesis 37:17. It lay about twelve miles from Samaria.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Dothan This is supposed to be the same place where Joseph was sold by his brethren; and it is placed by Eusebius
12 miles north of Samaria.
LibraryYoung Man! a Prayer for You
THIS YOUNG MAN waited upon a prophet: he could not have had a more instructive occupation; yet his eyes needed to be opened. He was well disposed towards good things, for the tone of his language to his master shows that he was heartily at one with him; but his eyes were not yet half opened. Being in great alarm for his master's safety, he ran to him to warn him: good servants should be their master's best friends. In return, his believing master prays for him. If we desire the good of our servants, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
The Absolute Godhood of God is Seen in Administration
Meditations for the Morning.
Letter xix (A. D. 1127) to Suger, Abbot of S. Denis
"They have moved on from here," the man answered. "I heard them say, 'Let's go to Dothan.'" So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan.
2 Kings 1:9
Then he sent to Elijah a captain with his company of fifty men. The captain went up to Elijah, who was sitting on the top of a hill, and said to him, "Man of God, the king says, 'Come down!'"
2 Kings 6:12
"None of us, my lord the king," said one of his officers, "but Elisha, the prophet who is in Israel, tells the king of Israel the very words you speak in your bedroom."
2 Kings 6:14
Then he sent horses and chariots and a strong force there. They went by night and surrounded the city.
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