Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.
* Becauſe they met not the children of Iſrael with bread, and with water, but hired Balaam againſt them, that he ſhould curſe them: howbeit our God turned the curſe into a bleſſing.
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
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
בִּלְעָם , proper locative noun, proper masculine noun, bilʿam — a prophet (value 142)
H1109, בִּלְעָם Bilʻâm, bil-awm'; probably from H1077 and H5971; not (of the) people, i.e. foreigner; Bilam, a Mesopotamian prophet; also a place in Palestine:—Balaam, Bileam.
Balaam = "not of the people"
n pr m
the son of Beor, a man endowed with the gift of prophecy
n pr loc
a town in Manasseh
Used in 57 Verses, 6 Books 61  Occurrence Count
בֵּן , masculine noun, beyn — son (value 52)
H1121, בֵּן bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.):—afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, × came up in, child, colt, × common, × corn, daughter, × of first, firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, × in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, rebel, + robber, × servant born, × soldier, son, + spark, steward, + stranger, × surely, them of, + tumultuous one, valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
son, grandson, child, member of a group
son, male child
children (pl. - male and female)
youth, young men (pl.)
young (of animals)
sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels]
people (of a nation) (pl.)
of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.)
a member of a guild, order, class
Used in 3654 Verses, 37 Books 4899  Occurrence Count
בְּרָכָה , feminine noun, bərakha — a blessing (value 227)
H1293, בְּרָכָה Berâkâh, ber-aw-kaw'; from H1288; benediction; by implication prosperity:—blessing, liberal, pool, present.
(source of) blessing
blessing, praise of God
a gift, present
treaty of peace
Used in 64 Verses, 18 Books 69  Occurrence Count
הָפַךְ , verb, hafakh — to turn, overturn (value 105)
H2015, הָפַךְ hâphak, haw-fak'; a primitive root; to turn about or over; by implication, to change, overturn, return, pervert:—× become, change, come, be converted, give, make (a bed), overthrow (-turn), perverse, retire, tumble, turn (again, aside, back, to the contrary, every way).
to turn, overthrow, overturn
to overturn, overthrow
to turn, turn about, turn over, turn around
to change, transform
to turn oneself, turn, turn back
to change oneself
to be perverse
to be turned, be turned over, be changed, be turned against
to be reversed
to be overturned, be overthrown
to be upturned
to transform oneself
to turn this way and that, turn every way
(Hophal) to turn on someone
Used in 92 Verses, 28 Books 94  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
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
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
לֶחֶם , masculine noun, lehem — bread, food (value 78)
H3899, לֶחֶם lechem, lekh'-em; from H3898; See also H1036 food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it):—(shew-) bread, × eat, food, fruit, loaf, meat, victuals.
bread, food, grain
food (in general)
Used in 277 Verses, 30 Books 297  Occurrence Count
מַיִם , masculine noun, mayim — waters, water (value 90)
H4325, מַיִם mayim, mah'-yim; dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen:— piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring)).
water of the feet, urine
of danger, violence, transitory things, refreshment (fig.)
Used in 522 Verses, 33 Books 575  Occurrence Count
עַל , conjunction, preposition, ʿal — upon, above, over (value 100)
H5921, עַל ʻal, al; properly, the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural often with prefix, or as conjunction with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications:—above, according to(-ly), after, (as) against, among, and, × as, at, because of, beside (the rest of), between, beyond the time, × both and, by (reason of), × had the charge of, concerning for, in (that), (forth, out) of, (from) (off), (up-) on, over, than, through(-out), to, touching, × with.
upon, on the ground of, according to, on account of, on behalf of, concerning, beside, in addition to, together with, beyond, above, over, by, on to, towards, to, against
upon, on the ground of, on the basis of, on account of, because of, therefore, on behalf of, for the sake of, for, with, in spite of, notwithstanding, concerning, in the matter of, as regards
above, beyond, over (of excess)
above, over (of elevation or pre-eminence)
upon, to, over to, unto, in addition to, together with, with (of addition)
over (of suspension or extension)
by, adjoining, next, at, over, around (of contiguity or proximity)
down upon, upon, on, from, up upon, up to,, towards, over towards, to, against (with verbs of motion)
to (as a dative)
because that, because, notwithstanding, although
Used in 4492 Verses, 39 Books 5753  Occurrence Count
קָדַם , verb, kadam — to come or be in front, meet (value 144)
H6923, קָדַם qâdam, kaw-dam'; a primitive root; to project (one self), i.e. precede; hence, to anticipate, hasten, meet (usually for help):—come (go, (flee)) before, disappoint, meet, prevent.
to meet, come or be in front, confront, go before
to meet, confront, come to meet, receive
to go before, go in front, be in front
to lead, be beforehand, anticipate, forestall
to come in front
to confront, anticipate
Used in 25 Verses, 10 Books 26  Occurrence Count
קָלַל , verb, kalal — to be slight, swift or trifling (value 160)
H7043, קָלַל qâlal, kaw-lal'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc.):—abate, make bright, bring into contempt, (ac-) curse, despise, (be) ease(-y, -ier), (be a, make, make somewhat, move, seem a, set) light(-en, -er, -ly, -ly afflict, -ly esteem, thing), × slight(-ly), be swift(-er), (be, be more, make, re-) vile, whet.
to be slight, be swift, be trifling, be of little account, be light
to be slight, be abated (of water)
to be swift
to be trifling, be of little account
to be swift, show oneself swift
to appear trifling, be too trifling, be insignificant
to be lightly esteemed
to make despicable
(Pual) to be cursed
to make light, lighten
to treat with contempt, bring contempt or dishonour
(Hithpalpel) to shake oneself, be moved to and fro
Used in 79 Verses, 22 Books 82  Occurrence Count
קְלָלָה , feminine noun, kəlala — a curse (value 165)
H7045, קְלָלָה qelâlâh, kel-aw-law'; from H7043; vilification:—(ac-) curse(-d, -ing).
curse, vilification, execration
Used in 33 Verses, 12 Books 33  Occurrence Count
שָׂכַר , verb, sakhar — to hire (value 520)
H7936, שָׂכַר sâkar, saw-kar'; or (by permutation) סָכַר çâkar; (Ezra 4:5), a primitive root (apparently akin (by prosthesis) to H3739 through the idea of temporary purchase; compare H7937); to hire:—earn wages, hire (out self), reward, × surely.
(Qal) to hire
(Niphal) to hire oneself out
(Hithpael) to earn wages
Used in 18 Verses, 13 Books 19  Occurrence Count
|Nehemiah 13:2Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.
|Original Text (WLC)
|כִּ֣י לֹ֧א קִדְּמ֛וּ אֶת־בְּנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל בַּלֶּ֣חֶם וּבַמָּ֑יִם וַיִּשְׂכֹּ֨ר עָלָ֤יו אֶת־בִּלְעָם֙ לְקַֽלְל֔וֹ וַיַּהֲפֹ֧ךְ אֱלֹהֵ֛ינוּ הַקְּלָלָ֖ה לִבְרָכָֽה׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Because they met
|not the children
|and with water,
|against them, that he should curse
|them: howbeit our God
|into a blessing.
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