For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images.
For in the eight yeare of his reigne, while he was yet young, hee beganne to ſeeke after the God of Dauid his father: and in the twelfth yeere hee beganne to * purge Iudah and Ieruſalem from the high places and the groues, and the carued images, and the molten images.
אָב , masculine noun, ʾav — father (value 3)
H1, אָב ʼâb, awb; a primitive word; father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application:—chief, (fore-) father(-less), × patrimony, principal. Compare names in 'Abi-'.
father of an individual
of God as father of his people
head or founder of a household, group, family, or clan
grandfather, forefathers — of person
originator or patron of a class, profession, or art
of producer, generator (fig.)
of benevolence and protection (fig.)
term of respect and honour
ruler or chief (spec.)
Used in 1059 Verses, 31 Books 1207  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
אֲשֵׁרָה , proper feminine noun, ʾasheyra — a Phoenician goddess, also an image of the same (value 506)
H842, אֲשֵׁרָה ʼăshêrâh, ash-ay-raw'; or אֲשֵׁירָה ʼăshêyrâh; from H833; happy; Asherah (or Astarte) a Phoenician goddess; also an image of the same:—grove. Compare H6253.
Ashera(h) = "groves (for idol worship)"
a Babylonian (Astarte)-Canaanite goddess (of fortune and happiness), the supposed consort of Baal, her images
the goddess, goddesses
sacred trees or poles set up near an altar
Used in 40 Verses, 9 Books 40  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
בָּמָה , feminine noun, bama — a high place (value 47)
H1116, בָּמָה bâmâh, bam-maw'; from an unused root (meaning to be high); an elevation:—height, high place, wave.
high place, ridge, height, bamah (technical name for cultic platform)
high place, mountain
high places, battlefields
high places (as places of worship)
Used in 92 Verses, 18 Books 102  Occurrence Count
דָּוִד , proper masculine noun, david — perhaps "beloved one", a son of Jesse (value 14)
H1732, דָּוִד Dâvid, daw-veed'; rarely (fully); דָּוִיד Dâvîyd; from the same as H1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse:—David.
David = "beloved"
youngest son of Jesse and second king of Israel
Used in 910 Verses, 19 Books 1074  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
הוּא , demonstrative pronoun, third person singular personal pronoun, huʾ — he, she, it (value 12)
H1931, הוּא hûwʼ, hoo; of which the feminine (beyond the Pentateuch) is הִיא hîyʼ; he a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular; he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are:—he, as for her, him(-self), it, the same, she (herself), such, that (...it), these, they, this, those, which (is), who.
third person singular personal pronoun
he, she, it
himself (with emphasis)
resuming subj with emphasis
(with minimum emphasis following predicate)
that, it (neuter)
that (with article)
Used in 1692 Verses, 39 Books 1875  Occurrence Count
חָלַל , verb, halal — to bore, pierce (value 68)
H2490, חָלַל châlal, khaw-lal'; a primitive root (compare H2470); also denominative (from H2485) properly, to bore, i.e. (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an 'opening wedge'); to play (the flute):—begin (× men began), defile, × break, defile, × eat (as common things), × first, × gather the grape thereof, × take inheritance, pipe, player on instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.
to profane, defile, pollute, desecrate, begin
to profane oneself, defile oneself, pollute oneself
to be polluted, be defiled
to profane, make common, defile, pollute
to violate the honour of, dishonour
to violate (a covenant)
to treat as common
(Pual) to profane (name of God)
to let be profaned
(Hophal) to be begun
to wound (fatally), bore through, pierce, bore
(Qal) to pierce
(Pual) to be slain
(Poel) to wound, pierce
(Poal) to be wounded
(Piel) to play the flute or pipe
Used in 132 Verses, 27 Books 141  Occurrence Count
טָהֵר , verb, taheyr — to be clean or pure (value 214)
H2891, טָהֵר ṭâhêr, taw-hare'; a primitive root; properly, to be bright; i.e. (by implication) to be pure (physical sound, clear, unadulterated; Levitically, uncontaminated; morally, innocent or holy):—be (make, make self, pronounce) clean, cleanse (self), purge, purify(-ier, self).
to be clean, be pure
to be clean (physically - of disease)
to be clean ceremonially
to purify, be clean morally, made clean
to cleanse, purify
to pronounce clean
to perform the ceremony of cleansing
(Pual) to be cleansed, be pronounced clean
to purify oneself
to present oneself for purification
Used in 80 Verses, 15 Books 95  Occurrence Count
יְהוּדָה , proper masculine noun, yəhuda — probably "praised", a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Israelites (value 30)
H3063, יְהוּדָה Yehûwdâh, yeh-hoo-daw'; from H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory:—Judah.
Judah = "praised"
the son of Jacob by Leah
the tribe descended from Judah the son of Jacob
the territory occupied by the tribe of Judah
the kingdom comprised of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin which occupied the southern part of Canaan after the nation split upon the death of Solomon
a Levite in Ezra's time
an overseer of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah
a Levite musician in the time of Nehemiah
a priest in the time of Nehemiah
Used in 754 Verses, 33 Books 818  Occurrence Count
יְרוּשָׁלִַ͏ם , proper locative noun, yərushalaim — probably "foundation of peace", capital city of all Isr (value 586)
H3389, יְרוּשָׁלִַ͏ם Yerûwshâlaim, yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im; rarely יְרוּשָׁלַיִם Yerûwshâlayim; a dual (in allusion to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, seems to be that of H3390)); probably from (the passive participle of) H3384 and H7999; founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine:—Jerusalem.
Jerusalem = "teaching of peace"
the chief city of Palestine and capital of the united kingdom and the nation of Judah after the split
Used in 600 Verses, 26 Books 643  Occurrence Count
מָלַךְ , verb, malakh — to be or become king or queen, to reign (value 90)
H4427, מָלַךְ mâlak, maw-lak'; a primitive root; to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel:—consult, × indeed, be (make, set a, set up) king, be (make) queen, (begin to, make to) reign(-ing), rule, × surely.
to be or become king or queen, reign
(Qal) to be or become king or queen, reign
(Hiphil) to make one king or queen, cause to reign
(Hophal) to be made king or queen
to counsel, advise
(Niphal) to consider
Used in 284 Verses, 22 Books 346  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
מַסֵּכָה , feminine noun, masseykha — a libation, molten metal or image (value 125)
H4541, מַסֵּכָה maççêkâh, mas-say-kaw'; from H5258; properly, a pouring over, i.e. fusion of metal (especially a cast image); by implication, a libation, i.e. league; concretely a coverlet (as if poured out):—covering, molten (image), vail.
a pouring, libation, molten metal, cast image, drink offering
libation (with covenant sacrifice)
molten metal, molten image, molten gods
web, covering, veil, woven stuff
Used in 28 Verses, 14 Books 28  Occurrence Count
נַעַר , masculine noun, naʿar — a boy, lad, youth, retainer (value 320)
H5288, נַעַר naʻar, nah'-ar; from H5287; (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication, a servant; also (by interch. of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age):—babe, boy, child, damsel (from the margin), lad, servant, young (man).
a boy, lad, servant, youth, retainer
boy, lad, youth
Used in 221 Verses, 24 Books 237  Occurrence Count
עוֹד , adverb, substantive, ʿod — a going around, continuance, still, yet, again, beside (value 80)
H5750, עוֹד ʻôwd, ode; or עֹד ʻôd; from H5749; properly, iteration or continuance; used only adverbially (with or without preposition), again, repeatedly, still, more:—again, × all life long, at all, besides, but, else, further(-more), henceforth, (any) longer, (any) more(-over), × once, since, (be) still, when, (good, the) while (having being), (as, because, whether, while) yet (within).
a going round, continuance
still, yet, again, besides
still, yet (of continuance or persistence)
still, yet, more (of addition or repetition)
still, moreover, besides
Used in 459 Verses, 36 Books 488  Occurrence Count
עָשָׂר , masculine/feminine noun, ʿasar — ten (value 570)
H6240, עָשָׂר ʻâsâr, aw-sawr'; for H6235; ten (only in combination), i.e. -teen; also (ordinal) -teenth:—(eigh-, fif-, four-, nine-, seven-, six-, thir-) teen(-th), + eleven(-th), + sixscore thousand, + twelve(-th).
ten, -teen (in combination with other numbers)
used only in combination to make the numbers 11-19
Used in 292 Verses, 23 Books 338  Occurrence Count
פְּסִיל , masculine noun, pəsiyl — an idol, image (value 180)
H6456, פְּסִיל peçîyl, pes-eel'; from H6458; an idol:—carved (graven) image, quarry.
image, idol, graven image
Used in 24 Verses, 9 Books 24  Occurrence Count
שְׁמֹנֶה , masculine/feminine noun, shəmoneh — eight (a cardinal number) (value 395)
H8083, שְׁמֹנֶה shemôneh, shem-o-neh'; or שְׁמוֹנֶה shemôwneh; feminine שְׁמֹנָה shemônâh; or שְׁמוֹנָה shemôwnâh; apparently from H8082 through the idea of plumpness; a cardinal number, eight (as if a surplus above the 'perfect' seven); also (as ordinal) eighth:—eight(-een, -eenth), eighth.
eight (as cardinal number)
eighth (as ordinal number)
in combination with other numbers
Used in 105 Verses, 18 Books 109  Occurrence Count
שָׁנֶה , feminine noun, shaneh — a year (value 355)
H8141, שָׁנֶה shâneh, shaw-neh'; (in plural or (feminine) שָׁנָה shânâh; from H8138; a year (as a revolution of time):— whole age, × long, old, year(× -ly).
as division of time
as measure of time
as indication of age
a lifetime (of years of life)
Used in 647 Verses, 32 Books 856  Occurrence Count
שְׁנַיִם , adjective, dual masculine/feminine noun, shənayim — two (a cardinal number) (value 400)
H8147, שְׁנַיִם shenayim, shen-ah'-yim; dual of H8145; feminine שְׁתַּיִם shettayim; two; also (as ordinal) twofold:—both, couple, double, second, twain, twelfth, twelve, twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
two (the cardinal number)
two, both, double, twice
second (the ordinal number)
in combination with other numbers
both (a dual number)
Used in 646 Verses, 31 Books 762  Occurrence Count
|2 Chronicles 34:3Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began to seek after the God of David his father: and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem from the high places, and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וּבִשְׁמוֹנֶ֨ה שָׁנִ֜ים לְמָלְכ֗וֹ וְהוּא֙ עוֹדֶ֣נּוּ נַ֔עַר הֵחֵ֕ל לִדְר֕וֹשׁ לֵאלֹהֵ֖י דָּוִ֣יד אָבִ֑יו וּבִשְׁתֵּ֧ים עֶשְׂרֵ֣ה שָׁנָ֗ה הֵחֵל֙ לְטַהֵ֔ר אֶת־יְהוּדָה֙ וִיר֣וּשָׁלִַ֔ם מִן־הַבָּמוֹת֙ וְהָ֣אֲשֵׁרִ֔ים וְהַפְּסִלִ֖ים וְהַמַּסֵּכֽוֹת׃
|Verse #11937 (Ch. #401) — 24 words, 111 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|For in the eighth
|of his reign,
|while he was yet young,
|after the God
|and in the twelfth
|from the high places,
|and the groves,
|and the carved images,
|and the molten images.
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