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2 Kings 8:20

    2 Kings 8:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In his time, Edom made themselves free from the rule of Judah, and took a king for themselves.

    Webster's Revision

    In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

    World English Bible

    In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    In his days Edom revolted from under the hand of Judah, and made a king over themselves.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 8:20

    Edom, which had been reduced by David 2 Samuel 8:14; 1 Kings 11:15-16, but had apparently revolted from Solomon 1 Kings 11:14, was again subjected to Judah in the reign of Jehoshaphat 2 Kings 3:8-26. The Edomites had, however, retained their native kings, and with them the spirit of independence. They now rose in revolt, and fulfilled the prophecy Genesis 27:40, remaining from henceforth a separate and independent people (Jeremiah 25:21; Jeremiah 27:3; Amos 1:11, etc.). Kings of Edom, who seem to be independent monarchs, are often mentioned in the Assyrian inscriptions.