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2 Chronicles 32:3

    2 Chronicles 32:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city: and they did help him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city: and they did help him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city; and they helped him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He took up with his rulers and men of war the question of stopping up the water-springs outside the town; and they gave him their support.

    Webster's Revision

    he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city; and they helped him.

    World English Bible

    he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the springs which were outside of the city; and they helped him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city; and they helped him.

    Definitions for 2 Chronicles 32:3

    Without - Outside.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 32:3

    To stop the waters ... - Compare 2 Chronicles 32:30. Hezekiah's object was probably twofold - to hide the springs outside the city in order to distress the Assyrians, and to convey their water underground into the city, in order to increase his own supply during the siege.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Chronicles 32:3

    32:3 To stop - And withal to draw the waters by secret pipes underground to Jerusalem.