New Living Translation
So the king of Assyria attacked the Aramean capital of Damascus and led its population away as captives, resettling them in Kir. He also killed King Rezin.
King James Bible
And the king of Assyria hearkened unto him: for the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried the people of it captive to Kir, and slew Rezin.
Darby Bible Translation
And the king of Assyria hearkened to him; and the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried it captive to Kir, and put Rezin to death.
World English Bible
The king of Assyria listened to him; and the king of Assyria went up against Damascus, and took it, and carried [the people of] it captive to Kir, and killed Rezin.
Young's Literal Translation
And hearken unto him doth the king of Asshur, and the king of Asshur goeth up unto Damascus, and seizeth it, and removeth the people of it to Kir, and Rezin he hath put to death.
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Commentary2 Kings 16:9 Parallel Commentaries
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Chronicles 28:21
Ahaz took valuable items from the LORD's Temple, the royal palace, and from the homes of his officials and gave them to the king of Assyria as tribute. But this did not help him.
We destroyed Calno just as we did Carchemish. Hamath fell before us as Arpad did. And we destroyed Samaria just as we did Damascus.
This message came to me concerning Damascus: "Look, the city of Damascus will disappear! It will become a heap of ruins.
Elamites are the archers, with their chariots and charioteers. The men of Kir hold up the shields.
"It is true, LORD, that the kings of Assyria have destroyed all these nations.
This is what the LORD says: "The people of Damascus have sinned again and again, and I will not let them go unpunished! They beat down my people in Gilead as grain is threshed with iron sledges.
I will break down the gates of Damascus and slaughter the people in the valley of Aven. I will destroy the ruler in Beth-eden, and the people of Aram will go as captives to Kir," says the LORD.
Jump to PreviousAsshur Assyria Attacking Captive Captured Capturing Carried Carrying Damascus Death Deported Exile Hearken Hearkened Inhabitants Killed Kir Marched Removeth Rezin Seizeth Slew
Jump to NextAsshur Assyria Attacking Captive Captured Capturing Carried Carrying Damascus Death Deported Exile Hearken Hearkened Inhabitants Killed Kir Marched Removeth Rezin Seizeth Slew
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