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2 Kings 3:20

    2 Kings 3:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat offering was offered, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass in the morning, when the meat offering was offered, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass in the morning, about the time of offering the oblation, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now in the morning, about the time when the offering was made, they saw water flowing from the direction of Edom till the country was full of water.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass in the morning, about the time of offering the oblation, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

    World English Bible

    It happened in the morning, about the time of offering the offering, that behold, water came by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass in the morning, about the time of offering the oblation, that, behold, there came water by the way of Edom, and the country was filled with water.

    Definitions for 2 Kings 3:20

    Meat - Food.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 3:20

    When the meat-offering was offered - This was the first of all offerings, and was generally made at sun-rising.

    There came water - This supply was altogether miraculous, for there was neither wind nor rain, nor any other natural means by which it could be supplied.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 3:20

    When the meat offering was offered - i. e. about sunrise, when the morning sacrifice was offered. Compare 1 Kings 18:29.

    There came water by the way of Edom - The Wady-el-Ahsy drains a considerable portion of northern Edom. Heavy rain had fallen during the night in some part of this tract, and with the morning a freshet of water came down the valley, filling the pits.