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2 Kings 13:5

Overview - 2 Kings 13
Jehoahaz's wicked reign.
Jehoahaz, oppressed by Hazael, is relieved by prayer.
Joash succeeds him.
10 His wicked reign.
12 Jeroboam succeeds him.
14 Elisha dying, prophesies to Joash three victories over the Syrians.
20 The Moabites invading the land, Elisha's bones raise a dead man.
22 Joash gets three victories over Ben-hadad.
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2 Kings 13:5  (King James Version)
(And the LORD gave Israel a saviour, so that they went out from under the hand of the Syrians: and the children of Israel dwelt in their tents, as beforetime.
 


a saviour
This saviour was undoubtedly Joash, whose successful wars are subsequently detailed. Houbigant recommends to read the seventh verse after the fourth.
25 ; 2 Kings 14:25 2 Kings 14:27 Nehemiah 9:27 ; Isaiah 19:20 ; Obadiah 1:21 ; Luke 2:11

before-time
Hebrew yesterday and third day.
Exodus 4:10 ; Deuteronomy 19:4 ; 1 Samuel 19:7 ; 1 Chronicles 11:2
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