12 “Why is my lord weeping?” asked Hazael.

“Because I know the harm(A) you will do to the Israelites,” he answered. “You will set fire to their fortified places, kill their young men with the sword, dash(B) their little children(C) to the ground, and rip open(D) their pregnant women.”

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14 the roar of battle will rise against your people,
    so that all your fortresses will be devastated(A)
as Shalman(B) devastated Beth Arbel on the day of battle,
    when mothers were dashed to the ground with their children.(C)

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