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2 Kings 10:14

    2 Kings 10:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he said, Take them alive. And they took them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he said, Take them alive. And they took them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said, Take them alive. And they took them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing-house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said, Take them living. So they took them living, and put them to death in the water-hole of Beth-eked; of the forty-two men he put every one to death;

    Webster's Revision

    And he said, Take them alive. And they took them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing-house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.

    World English Bible

    He said, "Take them alive!" They took them alive, and killed them at the pit of the shearing house, even forty-two men. He didn't leave any of them.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said, Take them alive. And they took them alive, and slew them at the pit of the shearing house, even two and forty men; neither left he any of them.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 10:14

    The pit of the shearing house - Probably the place where they washed the sheep previously to shearing, or the fleeces after they were shorn off.