2 Kings 6:14

14 Then he sent horses and chariots and a strong force there. They went by night and surrounded the city.

Read 2 Kings 6:14 Using Other Translations

Therefore sent he thither horses, and chariots, and a great host: and they came by night, and compassed the city about.
So he sent there horses and chariots and a great army, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
So one night the king of Aram sent a great army with many chariots and horses to surround the city.

What does 2 Kings 6:14 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Kings 6:14

Therefore sent he thither horses and chariots, and a great
host
To terrify the inhabitants from attempting to defend the prophet, but deliver him up at once:

and they came by night;
that they might come upon them unawares, and their design not be discovered, so as to have timely help from Samaria, which was not far off:

and compassed the city about;
that the prophet might not make his escape out of it.

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