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2 Kings 7:12 NLT

12 The king got out of bed in the middle of the night and told his officers, “I know what has happened. The Arameans know we are starving, so they have left their camp and have hidden in the fields. They are expecting us to leave the city, and then they will take us alive and capture the city.”

Study tools for 2 Kings 7:12

  • a 7:1 - Hebrew 1 seah [7.3 liters] of choice flour will cost 1 shekel [0.4 ounces or 11 grams]; also in 7:16, 18 .
  • b 7:1 - Hebrew 2 seahs [14.6 liters] of barley grain will cost 1 shekel [0.4 ounces or 11 grams]; also in 7:16, 18 .
  • c 7:3 - Or with a contagious skin disease. The Hebrew word used here and throughout this passage can describe various skin diseases.
  • d 7:6 - Possibly and the people of Muzur, a district near Cilicia.