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1 Kings 20:23

23 Meanwhile, the officials of the king of Aram advised him, “Their gods are godsy of the hills. That is why they were too strong for us. But if we fight them on the plains, surely we will be stronger than they.

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1 Kings 20:23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 And the servants of the king of Syria said to him, “Their gods are gods of the hills, and so they were stronger than we. But let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they.

1 Kings 20:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 And the servants of the king of Syria said unto him, Their gods are gods of the hills; therefore they were stronger than we; but let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they.

1 Kings 20:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 After their defeat, Ben-hadad’s officers said to him, “The Israelite gods are gods of the hills; that is why they won. But we can beat them easily on the plains.

1 Kings 20:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Then the servants of the king of Syria said to him, “Their gods are gods of the hills. Therefore they were stronger than we; but if we fight against them in the plain, surely we will be stronger than they.

1 Kings 20:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 Meanwhile the officers of Ben-Hadad king of Aram said to him, “The gods of Israel are mountain gods. Since we fought in a mountain area, Israel won. Let’s fight them on the flat land, and then we will win.

1 Kings 20:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 And the servants of the king of Syria said unto him, Their god is a god of the hills; therefore they were stronger than we: but let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they.

1 Kings 20:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 And the servants of the king of Syria said to him, Their gods are gods of the mountains; therefore they were stronger than we; but if we fight against them on the plateau, shall we not be stronger than they?

1 Kings 20:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 Meanwhile, the officers of King Benhadad of Aram told him, “Their god is a god of the hills. That is why they were stronger than we were. However, if we fight them on the plain, we will be stronger than they are.

1 Kings 20:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 Now the king of Aram’s servants said to him, “Their gods are gods of the hill country. That’s why they were stronger than we were. Instead, we should fight with them on the plain; then we will certainly be stronger than they will be.

1 Kings 20:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 The servants of the king of Aram said to him, “Their gods are gods of the hills, and so they were stronger than we; but let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we shall be stronger than they.

1 Kings 20:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 The servants of the king of Aram said to him, “Their gods are gods of the mountains, therefore they were stronger than we. Let us fight with them in the plain; surely we will be stronger than they.

1 Kings 20:23 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 During that time, the officials of the king of Aram gave him advice. They said, “The gods of Israel are gods of the hills. That’s why they were too strong for us. But suppose we fight them on the flatlands. Then we’ll certainly be stronger than they are.

1 Kings 20:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 Now the servants of the king of Aram said to him, “Their gods are gods of the mountains, therefore they were stronger than we; but rather let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we will be stronger than they.