KJV LexiconAnd Ahijah
brother (i.e. worshipper) of Jah; Achijah, the name of nine Israelites -- Ahiah, Ahijah.
to manipulate, i.e. seize; chiefly to capture, wield, specifically, to overlay; figuratively, to use unwarrantably
new -- fresh, new thing.
a dress -- clothes, garment, raiment.
that was on him and rent
to rend, literally or figuratively (revile, paint the eyes, as if enlarging them) -- cut out, rend, surely, tear.
it in twelve
two; also (as ordinal) twofold -- both, couple, double, second, twain, + twelfth, + twelve, + twenty (sixscore) thousand, twice, two.
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).
a rag -- piece, rag.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Then Ahijah took hold of the new cloak which was on him and tore it into twelve pieces.
King James Bible
And Ahijah caught the new garment that was on him, and rent it in twelve pieces:
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Ahijah took hold of the new cloak he had on, tore it into 12 pieces,
International Standard Version
Ahijah grabbed the new cloak that he was wearing and tore it into twelve pieces!
and he grabbed the robe and tore it into twelve pieces.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Ahijah took his new garment and tore it into 12 pieces.
King James 2000 Bible
And Ahijah caught the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces:
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