2 Kings 6:16

16 So he answered, "1Do not fear, for 2those who are with us are more than those who are with them."

2 Kings 6:16 Meaning and Commentary

2 Kings 6:16

And he answered, fear not, for they that be with us are more
than they that be with them.
] Meaning the legions of angels that encamped around them.

2 Kings 6:16 In-Context

14 He sent horses and chariots and a great army there, and they came by night and surrounded the city.
15 Now when the attendant of the man of God had risen early and gone out, behold, an army with horses and chariots was circling the city. And his servant said to him, "Alas, my master! What shall we do?"
16 So he answered, "Do not fear, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them."
17 Then Elisha prayed and said, "O LORD , I pray, open his eyes that he may see." And the LORD opened the servant's eyes and he saw; and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
18 When they came down to him, Elisha prayed to the LORD and said, "Strike this people with blindness, I pray." So He struck them with blindness according to the word of Elisha.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Exodus 14:13
  • 2. 2 Chronicles 32:7, 8; Romans 8:31

Footnotes 1

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