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2 Kings 7:12 NIV

12 The king got up in the night and said to his officers, “I will tell you what the Arameans have done to us. They know we are starving; so they have left the camp to hide in the countryside, thinking, ‘They will surely come out, and then we will take them alive and get into the city.’ ”

References for 2 Kings 7:12

Study tools for 2 Kings 7:12

  • a 7:1 - That is, probably about 12 pounds or about 5.5 kilograms of flour; also in verses 16 and 18
  • b 7:1 - That is, about 2/5 ounce or about 12 grams; also in verses 16 and 18
  • c 7:1 - That is, probably about 20 pounds or about 9 kilograms of barley; also in verses 16 and 18
  • d 7:3 - The Hebrew for "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin; also in verse 8.