King Jabin of Hazor heard about Joshua’s victories, so he sent messages to many nearby kings and asked them to join him in fighting Israel. He sent these messages to King Jobab of Madon, the kings of Shimron and Achshaph,
King Jabin of Hazor heard about everything that had happened. So he decided to call together the armies of several kings. He sent a message to King Jobab of Madon to the king of Shimron, to the king of Acshaph,
When Jabin king of Hazor [C the largest and best fortified of the Canaanite cities] heard about all that had happened, he sent messages to Jobab king of Madon, to the king of Shimron, and to the king of Acshaph.
1 Divers kings and cities, and countries overcome by Joshua. 15 Joshua did all that Moses had commanded him. 20 God hardeneth the enemies’ hearts that they might be destroyed. And when Jabin king of Hazor had heard this, then he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron, and to the king of Achshaph,
When King Jabin of Hazor heard what had happened, he sent urgent messages to the following kings: King Jobab of Madon; The king of Shimron; The king of Achshaph; All the kings of the northern hill country; The kings in the Arabah, south of Chinneroth; Those in the lowland; The kings in the mountain areas of Dor, on the west; The kings of Canaan, both east and west; The kings of the Amorites; The kings of the Hittites; The kings of the Perizzites; The kings in the Jebusite hill country; The Hivite kings in the cities on the slopes of Mount Hermon, in the land of Mizpah.
When Jabin king of Hazor heard of all this, he sent word to Jobab king of Madon; to the king of Shimron; to the king of Acshaph; to all the kings in the northern mountains; to the kings in the valley south of Kinnereth; to the kings in the western foothills and Naphoth Dor; to the Canaanites both east and west; to the Amorites, Hittites, Perizzites, and Jebusites in the hill country; and to the Hivites below Hermon in the region of Mizpah.
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