2 Kings 7:7
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So they got up and fled in the dusk and abandoned their tents and their horses and donkeys. They left the camp as it was and ran for their lives.

King James Bible
Wherefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, even the camp as it was, and fled for their life.

Darby Bible Translation
And they rose up and fled in the dusk, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, the camp as it was, and fled for their life.

World English Bible
Therefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their donkeys, even the camp as it was, and fled for their life.

Young's Literal Translation
And they rise and flee in the twilight, and forsake their tents, and their horses, and their asses -- the camp as it is -- and flee for their life.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The Lord had made the - Syrians to hear a noise - This threw them into confusion; they imagined that they were about to be attacked by powerful auxiliaries, which the king of Israel had hired against them.

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they arose

Job 18:11 Terrors shall make him afraid on every side, and shall drive him to his feet.

Psalm 48:4-6 For, see, the kings were assembled, they passed by together...

Psalm 68:12 Kings of armies did flee apace: and she that tarried at home divided the spoil.

Proverbs 21:1 The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turns it wherever he will.

Proverbs 28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursues: but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Jeremiah 48:8,9 And the spoiler shall come on every city, and no city shall escape: the valley also shall perish, and the plain shall be destroyed...

their horses

Psalm 20:7,8 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God...

Psalm 33:17 An horse is a vain thing for safety: neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

Amos 2:14-16 Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force...

and fled for their life

Numbers 35:11,12 Then you shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which kills any person at unawares...

Proverbs 6:5 Deliver yourself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Isaiah 2:20 In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold, which they made each one for himself to worship...

Matthew 24:16-18 Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains...

Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation...

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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
Judges 7:21
While each man held his position around the camp, all the Midianites ran, crying out as they fled.

1 Kings 10:29
They imported a chariot from Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and a horse for a hundred and fifty. They also exported them to all the kings of the Hittites and of the Arameans.

Psalm 48:4
When the kings joined forces, when they advanced together,

Proverbs 28:1
The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

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