2 Kings 7:5
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New International Version
At dusk they got up and went to the camp of the Arameans. When they reached the edge of the camp, no one was there,

King James Bible
And they rose up in the twilight, to go unto the camp of the Syrians: and when they were come to the uttermost part of the camp of Syria, behold, there was no man there.

Darby Bible Translation
And they rose up in the dusk to go to the camp of the Syrians; and they came to the extremity of the camp of the Syrians; and behold, there was no man there.

World English Bible
They rose up in the twilight, to go to the camp of the Syrians. When they had come to the outermost part of the camp of the Syrians, behold, there was no man there.

Young's Literal Translation
And they rise in the twilight, to go in unto the camp of Aram, and they come in unto the extremity of the camp of Aram, and lo, there is not a man there,

2 Kings 7:5 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The uttermost part of the camp - Where the Syrian advanced guards should have been.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

in the twilight

1 Samuel 30:17 And David smote them from the twilight even to the evening of the next day: and there escaped not a man of them...

Ezekiel 12:6,7,12 In their sight shall you bear it on your shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: you shall cover your face...

behold

Deuteronomy 28:7 The LORD shall cause your enemies that rise up against you to be smitten before your face: they shall come out against you one way...

Deuteronomy 32:25,30 The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs...

Library
Silent Christians
'Then they said one to another, We do not well; this day is a day of good tidings, and we hold our peace; if we tarry till the morning light, some mischief will come upon us; now therefore come, that we may go and tell the king's household.'--2 KINGS vii. 9. The city of Samaria was closely besieged, and suffering all the horrors of famine. Women were boiling and eating their children, and the most revolting garbage was worth its weight in silver. Four starving lepers, sitting by the gate, plucked
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Elisha's Closing Ministry
Called to the prophetic office while Ahab was still reigning, Elisha had lived to see many changes take place in the kingdom of Israel. Judgment upon judgment had befallen the Israelites during the reign of Hazael the Syrian, who had been anointed to be the scourge of the apostate nation. The stern measures of reform instituted by Jehu had resulted in the slaying of all the house of Ahab. In continued wars with the Syrians, Jehoahaz, Jehu's successor, had lost some of the cities lying east of the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Kings 7:4
If we say, 'We'll go into the city'--the famine is there, and we will die. And if we stay here, we will die. So let's go over to the camp of the Arameans and surrender. If they spare us, we live; if they kill us, then we die."

2 Kings 7:6
for the Lord had caused the Arameans to hear the sound of chariots and horses and a great army, so that they said to one another, "Look, the king of Israel has hired the Hittite and Egyptian kings to attack us!"

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