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2 Kings 25:3

    2 Kings 25:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now on the ninth day of the fourth month, the store of food in the town was almost gone, so that there was no food for the people of the land.

    Webster's Revision

    On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

    World English Bible

    On the ninth day of the [fourth] month the famine was severe in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    On the ninth day of the fourth month the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 25:3

    25:3 The people - For the common people, but only for the great men. Now they eat their own children for want of food, Lam 4:3, and c. Jeremiah in this extremity, earnestly persuaded the king to surrender; but his heart was hardened to his destruction.