New Living Translation
Elamites are the archers, with their chariots and charioteers. The men of Kir hold up the shields.
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.
Isaiah 22:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:6 Elam - The Persians, who now, and for a long time after, were subject to the Assyrian and Chaldean emperors. Quiver - Being expert bowmen. Horsemen - As some fought on foot, so others fought from chariots and horses. Kir - The Medes, so called from Kir, an eminent city and region of Media. Uncovered - Prepared it and themselves for the battle.
CHAPTERS I-XXXIX Isaiah is the most regal of the prophets. His words and thoughts are those of a man whose eyes had seen the King, vi. 5. The times in which he lived were big with political problems, which he met as a statesman who saw the large meaning of events, and as a prophet who read a divine purpose in history. Unlike his younger contemporary Micah, he was, in all probability, an aristocrat; and during his long ministry (740-701 B.C., possibly, but not probably later) he bore testimony, as …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
2 Kings 16:9
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.
I see a terrifying vision: I see the betrayer betraying, the destroyer destroying. Go ahead, you Elamites and Medes, attack and lay siege. I will make an end to all the groaning Babylon caused.
Chariots fill your beautiful valleys, and charioteers storm your gates.
This is what the LORD of Heaven's Armies says: "I will destroy the archers of Elam--the best of their forces.
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.
"Are you Israelites more important to me than the Ethiopians?" asks the LORD. "I brought Israel out of Egypt, but I also brought the Philistines from Crete and led the Arameans out of Kir.
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