And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD
, Is it
not because there is
not a God in Israel, that
thou sendest to enquire of Baal–zebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.
And they ſaid vnto him, There came a man vp to meet vs, and ſaid vnto vs, Goe, turne againe vnto the king that ſent you, and ſay vnto him, Thus ſaith the Lord, Is it not becauſe there is not a God in Iſrael, that thou ſendeſt to enquire of Baalzebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou ſhalt not come downe from that bedde on which thou art gone vp, but ſhalt ſurely die.
אַיִן , adverb, noun, negation, ʾayin — nothing, nought (value 61)
H369, אַיִן ʼayin, ah'-yin; as if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a nonentity; generally used as a negative particle:—else, except, fail, (father-) less, be gone, in(-curable), neither, never, no (where), none, nor, (any, thing), not, nothing, to nought, past, un(-searchable), well-nigh, without. Compare H370.
nothing, not, nought
to have not (of possession)
for lack of
Used in 686 Verses, 38 Books 787  Occurrence Count
אִישׁ , masculine noun, ʾiysh — man (value 311)
H376, אִישׁ ʼîysh, eesh; contracted for H582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation):—also, another, any (man), a certain, champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-) man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), none, one, people, person, steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare H802.
man, male (in contrast to woman, female)
human being, person (in contrast to God)
Used in 1850 Verses, 38 Books 2146  Occurrence Count
אֵל , preposition, ʾeyl — to, into, towards (value 31)
H413, אֵל ʼêl, ale; (but only used in the shortened constructive form אֶל ʼel ); a primitive particle; properly, denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, i.e. near, with or among; often in general, to:—about, according to, after, against, among, as for, at, because(-fore, -side), both...and, by, concerning, for, from, × hath, in(-to), near, (out) of, over, through, to(-ward), under, unto, upon, whether, with(-in).
to, toward, unto (of motion)
into (limit is actually entered)
toward (of direction, not necessarily physical motion)
against (motion or direction of a hostile character)
in addition to, to
concerning, in regard to, in reference to, on account of
according to (rule or standard)
at, by, against (of one's presence)
in between, in within, to within, unto (idea of motion to)
Used in 4202 Verses, 38 Books 5488  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
אַתָּה , personal pronoun, ʾatta — you (masc. sing.) (value 406)
H859, אַתָּה ʼattâh, at-taw'; or (shortened); אַתָּ ʼattâ; or אַת ʼath; feminine (irregular) sometimes אַתִּי ʼattîy; plural masculine אַתֶּם ʼattem; feminine אַתֶּן ʼatten; or אַתֵּנָה ʼattênâhlemma אתֵּנָה missing vowel, corrected to אַתֵּנָה; or אַתֵּנָּה ʼattênnâh; a primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you:—thee, thou, ye, you.
you (second pers. sing. masc.)
Used in 997 Verses, 39 Books 1092  Occurrence Count
בְּלִי , adverb of negation, substantive, bəliy — a wearing out (value 42)
H1097, בְּלִי belîy, bel-ee'; from H1086; properly, failure, i.e. nothing or destruction; usually (with preposition) without, not yet, because not, as long as, etc.:—corruption, ig(norantly), for lack of, where no...is, so that no, none, not, un(awares), without.
adverb of negation
without, no, not
Used in 57 Verses, 16 Books 58  Occurrence Count
בַּעַל זְבוּב , proper masculine noun, baʿal zəvuv — "Baal of flies", a Philistine god (value 119)
H1176, בַּעַל זְבוּב Baʻal Zebûwb, bah'-al zeb-oob'; from H1168 and H2070; Baal of (the) Fly; Baal-Zebub, a special deity of the Ekronites:—Baal-zebub.
Baal-zebub = "lord of the fly"
a Philistine deity worshipped at Ekron
Used in 4 Verses, 1 Book 4  Occurrence Count
דָבַר , verb, davar — to speak (value 206)
H1696, דָבַר dâbar, daw-bar'; a primitive root; perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue:—answer, appoint, bid, command, commune, declare, destroy, give, name, promise, pronounce, rehearse, say, speak, be spokesman, subdue, talk, teach, tell, think, use (entreaties), utter, × well, × work.
to speak, declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, sing
(Qal) to speak
(Niphal) to speak with one another, talk
(Pual) to be spoken
(Hithpael) to speak
(Hiphil) to lead away, put to flight
Used in 1049 Verses, 36 Books 1140  Occurrence Count
דָּרַשׁ , verb, darash — to resort to, seek (value 504)
H1875, דָּרַשׁ dârash, daw-rash'; a primitive root; properly, to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication, to seek or ask; specifically to worship:—ask, × at all, care for, × diligently, inquire, make inquisition, (necro-) mancer, question, require, search, seek (for, out), × surely.
to resort to, seek, seek with care, enquire, require
to resort to, frequent (a place), (tread a place)
to consult, enquire of, seek
of heathen gods, necromancers
to seek deity in prayer and worship
to seek (with a demand), demand, require
to investigate, enquire
to ask for, require, demand
to practice, study, follow, seek with application
to seek with care, care for
to allow oneself to be enquired of, consulted (only of God)
to be sought, be sought out
to be required (of blood)
Used in 152 Verses, 25 Books 161  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
יָלַךְ , verb, yalakh — again, away, bear, bring, carry away, come away, depart, flow, (value 60)
H3212, יָלַךְ yâlak, yaw-lak'; a primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively, to carry (in various senses):—× again, away, bear, bring, carry (away), come (away), depart, flow, follow(-ing), get (away, hence, him), (cause to, made) go (away, -ing, -ne, one's way, out), grow, lead (forth), let down, march, prosper, pursue, cause to run, spread, take away (-journey), vanish, (cause to) walk(-ing), wax, × be weak.
to go, walk, come
to go, walk, come, depart, proceed, move, go away
to die, live, manner of life (fig.)
(Hiphil) to lead, bring, lead away, carry, cause to walk
Used in 936 Verses, 34 Books 1031  Occurrence Count
יָרַד , verb, yarad — to come or go down, descend (value 214)
H3381, יָרַד yârad, yaw-rad'; a primitive root; to descend (literally, to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively, to fall); causatively, to bring down (in all the above applications):—× abundantly, bring down, carry down, cast down, (cause to) come(-ing) down, fall (down), get down, go(-ing) down(-ward), hang down, × indeed, let down, light (down), put down (off), (cause to, let) run down, sink, subdue, take down.
to go down, descend, decline, march down, sink down
to go or come down
to be prostrated
to come down (of revelation)
to bring down
to send down
to take down
to lay prostrate
to let down
to be brought down
to be taken down
Used in 345 Verses, 32 Books 376  Occurrence Count
יִשְׂרָאֵל , proper masculine noun, yisraʾeyl — "God strives", another name of Jacob and his desc (value 541)
H3478, יִשְׂרָאֵל Yisrâʼêl, yis-raw-ale'; from H8280 and H410; he will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity:—Israel.
Israel = "God prevails"
the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel
the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob
the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
the name of the nation after the return from exile
Used in 2231 Verses, 34 Books 2505  Occurrence Count
כֹּה , adverb, koh — thus, here (value 25)
H3541, כֹּה kôh, ko; from the prefix k and H1931; properly, like this, i.e. by implication, (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now:—also, here, hitherto, like, on the other side, so (and much), such, on that manner, (on) this (manner, side, way, way and that way), mean while, yonder.
thus, here, in this manner
here, here and there
until now, until now...until then, meanwhile
Used in 540 Verses, 26 Books 575  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כֵּן , adjective, adverb, keyn — so, thus (value 70)
H3651, כֵּן kên, kane; from H3559; properly, set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjunction) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles):— after that (this, -ward, -wards), as... as, (for-) asmuch as yet, be (for which) cause, following, howbeit, in (the) like (manner, -wise), × the more, right, (even) so, state, straightway, such (thing), surely, there (where) -fore, this, thus, true, well, × you.
so, therefore, thus
so...as (paired with adverb)
forasmuch as (in phrase)
therefore, this being so (specific)
therefore, on this ground (general)
in such case
right, just, honest, true, veritable
right, just, honest
true!, right!, correct! (in assent)
Used in 731 Verses, 35 Books 764  Occurrence Count
לֹא , adverb, loʾ — not (value 31)
H3808, לֹא lôʼ, lo; or לוֹא lôwʼ; or לֹה lôh; (Deuteronomy 3:11), a primitive particle; + not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles:—× before, + or else, ere, + except, ig(-norant), much, less, nay, neither, never, no((-ne), -r, (-thing)), (× as though...,(can-), for) not (out of), of nought, otherwise, out of, + surely, + as truly as, + of a truth, + verily, for want, + whether, without.
not (with verb - absolute prohibition)
not (with modifier - negation)
without (with particle)
before (of time)
Used in 3966 Verses, 39 Books 5186  Occurrence Count
מוּת , verb, mut — to die (value 446)
H4191, מוּת mûwth, mooth; a primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively, to kill:—× at all, × crying, (be) dead (body, man, one), (put to, worthy of) death, destroy(-er), (cause to, be like to, must) die, kill, necro(-mancer), × must needs, slay, × surely, × very suddenly, × in (no) wise.
to die, kill, have one executed
to die (as penalty), be put to death
to die, perish (of a nation)
to die prematurely (by neglect of wise moral conduct)
(Polel) to kill, put to death, dispatch
(Hiphil) to kill, put to death
to be killed, be put to death
to die prematurely
Used in 695 Verses, 28 Books 779  Occurrence Count
מִטָּה , feminine noun, mitta — a couch, bed (value 54)
H4296, מִטָּה miṭṭâh, mit-taw'; from H5186; a bed (as extended) for sleeping or eating; by analogy, a sofa, litter or bier:—bed(-chamber), bier.
Used in 29 Verses, 13 Books 29  Occurrence Count
מֶלֶךְ , masculine noun, melekh — king (value 90)
H4428, מֶלֶךְ melek, meh'-lek; from H4427; a king:—king, royal.
Used in 1919 Verses, 35 Books 2518  Occurrence Count
מִן , conjunction, preposition, min — from (value 90)
H4480, מִן min, min; or מִנִּי minnîy; or מִנֵּי minnêy; (constructive plural) (Isaiah 30:11); for H4482; properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses:—above, after, among, at, because of, by (reason of), from (among), in, × neither, × nor, (out) of, over, since, × then, through, × whether, with.
from, out of, on account of, off, on the side of, since, above, than, so that not, more than
from (expressing separation), off, on the side of
(with verbs of proceeding, removing, expelling)
(of material from which something is made)
(of source or origin)
out of, some of, from (partitively)
from, since, after (of time)
than, more than (in comparison)
from...even to, both...and, either...or
than, more than, too much for (in comparisons)
from, on account of, through, because (with infinitive)
Used in 1093 Verses, 38 Books 1227  Occurrence Count
עָלָה , verb, ʿala — to go up, ascend, climb (value 105)
H5927, עָלָה ʻâlâh, aw-law'; a primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative:—arise (up), (cause to) ascend up, at once, break (the day) (up), bring (up), (cause to) burn, carry up, cast up, shew, climb (up), (cause to, make to) come (up), cut off, dawn, depart, exalt, excel, fall, fetch up, get up, (make to) go (away, up); grow (over) increase, lay, leap, levy, lift (self) up, light, (make) up, × mention, mount up, offer, make to pay, perfect, prefer, put (on), raise, recover, restore, (make to) rise (up), scale, set (up), shoot forth (up), (begin to) spring (up), stir up, take away (up), work.
to go up, ascend, climb
to go up, ascend
to meet, visit, follow, depart, withdraw, retreat
to go up, come up (of animals)
to spring up, grow, shoot forth (of vegetation)
to go up, go up over, rise (of natural phenomenon)
to come up (before God)
to go up, go up over, extend (of boundary)
to excel, be superior to
to be taken up, be brought up, be taken away
to take oneself away
to be exalted
to bring up, cause to ascend or climb, cause to go up
to bring up, bring against, take away
to bring up, draw up, train
to cause to ascend
to rouse, stir up (mentally)
to offer, bring up (of gifts)
to cause to ascend, offer
to be carried away, be led up
to be taken up into, be inserted in
to be offered
(Hithpael) to lift oneself
Used in 817 Verses, 36 Books 887  Occurrence Count
עֶקְרוֹן , proper locative noun, ʿekron — a Philistine city (value 426)
H6138, עֶקְרוֹן ʻEqrôwn, ek-rone'; from H6131; eradication; Ekron, a place in Palestine:—Ekron.
Ekron = "emigration" or "torn up by the roots"
the most northerly of the 5 principal cities of the Philistines; located in the lowlands of Judah and later given to Dan
Used in 20 Verses, 8 Books 22  Occurrence Count
קִרְאָה , masculine noun, kirʾa — against he come, help, meet, seek, to, in the way (value 306)
H7125, קִרְאָה qirʼâh, keer-aw'; from H7122; an encountering, accidental, friendly or hostile (also adverbially, opposite):—× against (he come), help, meet, seek, × to, × in the way.
masculine noun (BDB)
to encounter, befall, meet
to meet, encounter
to befall (fig)
Used in 98 Verses, 18 Books 100  Occurrence Count
שׁוּב , verb, shuv — to turn back, return (value 308)
H7725, שׁוּב shûwb, shoob; a primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again:—((break, build, circumcise, dig, do anything, do evil, feed, lay down, lie down, lodge, make, rejoice, send, take, weep)) × again, (cause to) answer ( again), × in any case (wise), × at all, averse, bring (again, back, home again), call (to mind), carry again (back), cease, × certainly, come again (back), × consider, continually, convert, deliver (again), deny, draw back, fetch home again, × fro, get (oneself) (back) again, × give (again), go again (back, home), (go) out, hinder, let, (see) more, × needs, be past, × pay, pervert, pull in again, put (again, up again), recall, recompense, recover, refresh, relieve, render (again), requite, rescue, restore, retrieve, (cause to, make to) return, reverse, reward, say nay, send back, set again, slide back, still, × surely, take back (off), (cause to, make to) turn (again, self again, away, back, back again, backward, from, off), withdraw.
to return, turn back
to turn back, return
to turn back
to return, come or go back
to return unto, go back, come back
of human relations (fig)
of spiritual relations (fig)
to turn back (from God), apostatise
to turn away (of God)
to turn back (to God), repent
turn back (from evil)
of inanimate things
to bring back
to restore, refresh, repair (fig)
to lead away (enticingly)
to show turning, apostatise
(Pual) restored (participle)
(Hiphil) to cause to return, bring back
to bring back, allow to return, put back, draw back, give back, restore, relinquish, give in payment
to bring back, refresh, restore
to bring back, report to, answer
to bring back, make requital, pay (as recompense)
to turn back or backward, repel, defeat, repulse, hinder, reject, refuse
to turn away (face), turn toward
to turn against
to bring back to mind
to show a turning away
to reverse, revoke
(Hophal) to be returned, be restored, be brought back
(Pulal) brought back
Used in 949 Verses, 38 Books 1033  Occurrence Count
שָׁלַח , verb, shalah — to send (value 338)
H7971, שָׁלַח shâlach, shaw-lakh'; a primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications):—× any wise, appoint, bring (on the way), cast (away, out), conduct, × earnestly, forsake, give (up), grow long, lay, leave, let depart (down, go, loose), push away, put (away, forth, in, out), reach forth, send (away, forth, out), set, shoot (forth, out), sow, spread, stretch forth (out).
to send, send away, let go, stretch out
to stretch out, extend, direct
to send away
to let loose
(Niphal) to be sent
to send off or away or out or forth, dismiss, give over, cast out
to let go, set free
to shoot forth (of branches)
to let down
(Pual) to be sent off, be put away, be divorced, be impelled
(Hiphil) to send
Used in 790 Verses, 34 Books 843  Occurrence Count
שָׁם , adverb, sham — there, thither (value 340)
H8033, שָׁם shâm, shawm; a primitive particle (rather from the relative pronoun, H834); there (transferring to time) then; often thither, or thence:—in it, thence, there (-in, of, out), thither, whither.
thither (after verbs of motion)
from there, thence
then (as an adverb of time)
Used in 732 Verses, 36 Books 830  Occurrence Count
|2 Kings 1:6Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And they said unto him, There came a man up to meet us, and said unto us, Go, turn again unto the king that sent you, and say unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Is it not because there is not a God in Israel, that thou sendest to enquire of Baal–zebub the god of Ekron? therefore thou shalt not come down from that bed on which thou art gone up, but shalt surely die.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַיֹּאמְר֨וּ אֵלָ֜יו אִ֣ישׁ ׀ עָלָ֣ה לִקְרָאתֵ֗נוּ וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלֵינוּ֮ לְכ֣וּ שׁוּבוּ֮ אֶל־הַמֶּ֣לֶךְ אֲשֶׁר־שָׁלַ֣ח אֶתְכֶם֒ וְדִבַּרְתֶּ֣ם אֵלָ֗יו כֹּ֚ה אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה הַֽמִבְּלִ֤י אֵין־אֱלֹהִים֙ בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל אַתָּ֣ה שֹׁלֵ֔חַ לִדְרֹ֕שׁ בְּבַ֥עַל זְב֖וּב אֱלֹהֵ֣י עֶקְר֑וֹן לָ֠כֵן הַמִּטָּ֞ה אֲשֶׁר־עָלִ֥יתָ שָּׁ֛ם לֹֽא־תֵרֵ֥ד מִמֶּ֖נָּה כִּֽי־מ֥וֹת תָּמֽוּת׃
|Verse #9540 (Ch. #314) — 41 words, 155 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And they said
|unto him, There came
|us, and said
|unto us, Go,
|unto the king
|you, and say
|unto him, Thus saith
|Is it not because there is not a God
|that thou sendest
|therefore thou shalt not come down
|from that bed
|on which thou art gone up,
|but shalt surely
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