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Joshua 10:16

    Joshua 10:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But these five kings fled, and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But these five kings fled, and hid themselves in a cave at Makkedah.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And these five kings fled, and hid themselves in the cave at Makkedah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But these five kings went in flight secretly to a hole in the rock at Makkedah.

    Webster's Revision

    And these five kings fled, and hid themselves in the cave at Makkedah.

    World English Bible

    These five kings fled, and hid themselves in the cave at Makkedah.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And these five kings fled, and hid themselves in the cave at Makkedah.

    Clarke's Commentary on Joshua 10:16

    Hid themselves in a cave - It is very likely that this cave was a fortified place among some rocks; for there were many such places in different parts of Palestine.

    Barnes' Notes on Joshua 10:16

    The thread of the narrative, broken by the four intermediate verses, Joshua 10:12-15, is now resumed from Joshua 10:11.

    Wesley's Notes on Joshua 10:16

    10:16 A cave - A place of the greatest secrecy; but there is no escaping the eye or hand of God. At Makkedah - Heb. in Makkedah, not in the city, for that was not yet taken; but in the territory of it.