New International Version
Elam takes up the quiver, with her charioteers and horses; Kir uncovers the shield.
King James Bible
And Elam bare the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.
Darby Bible Translation
-- Elam beareth the quiver with chariots of men [and] horsemen; and Kir uncovereth the shield.
World English Bible
Elam carried his quiver, with chariots of men and horsemen; and Kir uncovered the shield.
Young's Literal Translation
And Elam hath borne a quiver, In a chariot of men -- horsemen, And Kir hath exposed a shield.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Chariots of men "The Syriac" - It is not easy to say what רכב אדם recheb adam, a chariot of men, can mean. It seems by the form of the sentence, which consists of three members, the first and the third mentioning a particular people, that the second should do so likewise. Thus ברכב ארם ופרשים berecheb aram uparashim, "with chariots the Syrian, and with horsemen:" the similitude of the letters ד daleth and ר resh is so great, and the mistakes arising from it are so frequent, that I readily adopt the correction of Houbigant, ארם aram, Syria, instead of אדם adam, man; which seems to me extremely probable. The conjunction ו vau, and, prefixed to פרשים parashim, horsemen, seems necessary in whatever way the sentence may be taken; and it is confirmed by five MSS., (one ancient), four of De Rossi's, and two ancient of my own; one by correction of Dr. Kennicott's, and three editions. Kir was a city belonging to the Medes. The Medes were subject to the Assyrians in Hezekiah's time, (see 2 Kings 16:9, and 2 Kings 17:6); and so perhaps might Elam (the Persians) likewise be, or auxiliaries to them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
uncovered. Heb. made naked
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Sennacherib (705-681 B. C. )
2 Kings 16:9
The king of Assyria complied by attacking Damascus and capturing it. He deported its inhabitants to Kir and put Rezin to death.
A dire vision has been shown to me: The traitor betrays, the looter takes loot. Elam, attack! Media, lay siege! I will bring to an end all the groaning she caused.
Your choicest valleys are full of chariots, and horsemen are posted at the city gates.
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "See, I will break the bow of Elam, the mainstay of their might.
I will break down the gate of Damascus; I will destroy the king who is in the Valley of Aven and the one who holds the scepter in Beth Eden. The people of Aram will go into exile to Kir," says the LORD.
"Are not you Israelites the same to me as the Cushites?" declares the LORD. "Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt, the Philistines from Caphtor and the Arameans from Kir?
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