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 2 Kings 6:24 - 30
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now it came about after this, that Ben-hadad R153 king of Aram gathered all his army and went up and besieged Samaria.
 
6:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There was a great famine R154 in Samaria; and behold, they besieged it, until a donkey's head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and a fourth of a kab F70 of dove's dung for five shekels of silver.
 
6:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As the king of Israel was passing by on the wall a woman cried out to him, saying, "Help, my lord, O king!"
 
6:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He said, "If F71 the LORD does not help you, from where shall I help you? From the threshing floor, or from the wine press?"
 
6:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And the king said to her, "What R155 is F72 the matter with you?" And she answered, F73 "This woman said to me, `Give your son that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.'
 
6:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"So R156 we boiled my son and ate him; and I said to her on the next day, `Give your son, that we may eat him'; but she has hidden her son."
 
6:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When the king heard the words of the woman, he R157 tore his clothes--now he was passing by on the wall--and the people looked, and behold, he had sackcloth beneath F74 on his body. F75
 

FOOTNOTES:
F70 I.e. One kab equals approx 2 qts
F71 Lit No, let the LORD help you
F72 Lit to you
F73 Lit said
F74 Lit within
F75 Lit flesh

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R153 1 Kings 20:1
R154 Leviticus 26:26
R155 Judges 18:23
R156 Leviticus 26:27-29; Deuteronomy 28:52,53,57; Lamentations 4:10
R157 1 Kings 21:27

 
 

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