13:3 The Lord was furious with 1 Israel and handed them over to 2 King Hazael of Syria and to Hazael’s son Ben Hadad for many years. 3
2 Kings 13:7Context
13:7 Jehoahaz had no army left 4 except for fifty horsemen, ten chariots, and 10,000 foot soldiers. The king of Syria had destroyed his troops 5 and trampled on them like dust. 6
1 tn Heb “and the anger of the
2 tn Heb “he gave them into the hand of.”
3 tn Heb “all the days.”
4 tn Heb “Indeed he did not leave to Jehoahaz people.” The identity of the subject is uncertain, but the king of Syria, mentioned later in the verse, is a likely candidate.
5 tn Heb “them,” i.e., the remainder of this troops.
6 tn Heb “and made them like dust for trampling.”