And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the LORD
said, Judah shall go up
And the children of Iſrael aroſe, and went vp to the houſe of God, and aſked counſell of God, and ſaide, Which of vs ſhall goe vp firſt to the battell againſt the children of Beniamin? And the Lord ſaid, Iudah ſhall goe vp firſt.
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
בַּיִת , proper patrial adjective, adverb, masculine noun, bayit — a house (value 412)
H1004, בַּיִת bayith, bah'-yith; probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.):—court, daughter, door, + dungeon, family, + forth of, × great as would contain, hangings, home(born), (winter) house(-hold), inside(-ward), palace, place, + prison, + steward, + tablet, temple, web, + within(-out).
house, dwelling habitation
shelter or abode of animals
human bodies (fig.)
of abode of light and darkness
of land of Ephraim
home, house as containing a family
those belonging to the same household
family of descendants, descendants as organized body
on the inside
Used in 1712 Verses, 38 Books 2045  Occurrence Count
בֵּית־אֵל , proper locative noun, beyt–ʾeyl — "house of God", a city in Ephraim, also a place in S. Judah (value 443)
H1008, בֵּית־אֵל Bêyth-ʼÊl, bayth-ale'; from H1004 and H410; house of God; Beth-El, a place in Palestine:—Beth-el.
Bethel = "house of God"
ancient place and seat of worship in Ephraim on border of Benjamin, identified with Luz (former name)
a place in south country of Judah, not far from Beersheba and Ziklag
Used in 65 Verses, 14 Books 72  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
בִּנְיָמִין , proper masculine noun, binyamiyn — "son of (the) right hand", youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Isr (value 162)
H1144, בִּנְיָמִין Binyâmîyn, bin-yaw-mene'; from H1121 and H3225; son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory:—Benjamin.
Benjamin = "son of the right hand"
Jacob's and Rachel's youngest son, Joseph's full brother
son of Bilhan, great-grandson of Benjamin
a Benjamite, one of the sons of Harim, in the time of Ezra who had taken a strange wife
the tribe descended from Benjamin, the son of Jacob
Used in 159 Verses, 19 Books 166  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
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
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
מִי , interrogative pronoun, miy — who? (value 50)
H4310, מִי mîy, me; an interrogative pronoun of persons, as H4100 is of things, who? (occasionally, by a peculiar idiom, of things); also (indefinitely) whoever; often used in oblique construction with prefix or suffix:—any (man), × he, × him, O that! what, which, who(-m, -se, -soever), would to God.
who?, whose?, whom?, would that, whoever, whosoever
Used in 342 Verses, 35 Books 422  Occurrence Count
מִלְחָמָה , feminine noun, milhama — a battle, war (value 123)
H4421, מִלְחָמָה milchâmâh, mil-khaw-maw'; from H3898 (in the sense of fighting); a battle (i.e. the engagement); generally, war (i.e. war-fare):—battle, fight(-ing), war(-rior).
Used in 308 Verses, 27 Books 319  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
עִם , preposition, ʿim — with (value 110)
H5973, עִם ʻim, eem; from H6004; adverb or preposition, with (i.e. in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English):—accompanying, against, and, as (× long as), before, beside, by (reason of), for all, from (among, between), in, like, more than, of, (un-) to, with(-al).
as long as
in spite of
Used in 919 Verses, 33 Books 1045  Occurrence Count
קוּם , verb, kum — to arise, stand up, stand (value 146)
H6965, קוּם qûwm, koom; a primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative):—abide, accomplish, × be clearer, confirm, continue, decree, × be dim, endure, × enemy, enjoin, get up, make good, help, hold, (help to) lift up (again), make, × but newly, ordain, perform, pitch, raise (up), rear (up), remain, (a-) rise (up) (again, against), rouse up, set (up), (e-) stablish, (make to) stand (up), stir up, strengthen, succeed, (as-, make) sure(-ly), (be) up(-hold, -rising).
to rise, arise, stand, rise up, stand up
to arise (hostile sense)
to arise, become powerful
to arise, come on the scene
to maintain oneself
to be established, be confirmed
to stand, endure
to be fixed
to be valid
to be proven
to be fulfilled
to be set, be fixed
to confirm, ratify, establish, impose
(Polel) to raise up
(Hithpael) to raise oneself, rise up
to cause to arise, raise
to raise, set up, erect, build
to raise up, bring on the scene
to raise up, rouse, stir up, investigate
to raise up, constitute
to cause to stand, set, station, establish
to make binding
to carry out, give effect to
(Hophal) to be raised up
Used in 596 Verses, 36 Books 623  Occurrence Count
שָׁאַל , verb, shaʾal — to ask, inquire (value 331)
H7592, שָׁאַל shâʼal, shaw-al'; or שָׁאֵל shâʼêl; a primitive root; to inquire; by implication, to request; by extension, to demand:—ask (counsel, on), beg, borrow, lay to charge, consult, demand, desire, × earnestly, enquire, greet, obtain leave, lend, pray, request, require, salute, × straitly, × surely, wish.
to ask, enquire, borrow, beg
to ask, ask for
to ask (as a favour), borrow
to enquire, enquire of
to enquire of, consult (of deity, oracle)
(Niphal) to ask for oneself, ask leave of absence
to enquire, enquire carefully
to beg, practise beggary
to be given on request
to grant, make over to, let (one) ask (successfully) or give or lend on request (then) grant or make over to
Used in 157 Verses, 27 Books 166  Occurrence Count
תְּחִלָּה , feminine noun, təhilla — a beginning (value 443)
H8462, תְּחִלָּה techillâh, tekh-il-law'; from H2490 in the sense of opening; a commencement; relatively original (adverb, -ly):—begin(-ning), first (time).
the first time
from the beginning, in the beginning (with prep)
Used in 21 Verses, 13 Books 22  Occurrence Count
|Judges 20:18Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? And the LORD said, Judah shall go up first.
|Original Text (WLC)
|וַיָּקֻ֜מוּ וַיַּעֲל֣וּ בֵֽית־אֵל֮ וַיִּשְׁאֲל֣וּ בֵאלֹהִים֒ וַיֹּֽאמְרוּ֙ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מִ֚י יַעֲלֶה־לָּ֣נוּ בַתְּחִלָּ֔ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה עִם־בְּנֵ֣י בִנְיָמִ֑ן וַיֹּ֥אמֶר יְהוָ֖ה יְהוּדָ֥ה בַתְּחִלָּֽה׃
|Verse #7073 (Ch. #231) — 21 words, 90 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|And the children
|and went up
|to the house
|counsel of God,
|of us shall go up
|to the battle
|against the children
|And the LORD
|shall go up first.
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