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Matthew 22:7

    Matthew 22:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But when the king heard thereof, he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But the king was wroth; and he sent his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But the king was angry; and he sent his armies, and those who had put his servants to death he gave to destruction, burning down their town with fire.

    Webster's Revision

    But the king was wroth; and he sent his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.

    World English Bible

    When the king heard that, he was angry, and sent his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But the king was wroth; and he sent his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.

    Definitions for Matthew 22:7

    Wroth - To be provoked; angered.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 22:7

    But when the king - Himself or, this very king. I have added εκεινος on the authority of nine of the most ancient MSS. and nearly one hundred others; the later Syriac, six copies of the Itala, and some of the fathers. Several printed editions have it, and Griesbach has received it into the text.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 22:7

    But when the king heard ... - This doubtless refers to the Jews and to Jerusalem. They were murderers, having slain the prophets; and God was about to send forth the armies of the Romans under his providential direction, and to burn up their city. See the notes at Matthew 24.

    Wroth - Angry; displeased.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 22:7

    22:7 The king sending forth his troops - The Roman armies employed of God for that purpose. Destroyed those murderers - Primarily the Jews.