1 Kings 12:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
It cameוַיְהִ֞י
(vay·hi)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
about when allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
Israelיִשְׂרָאֵל֙
(yis·ra·'el)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
heardכִּשְׁמֹ֤עַ
(kish·mo·a')
8085: to heara prim. root
that Jeroboamיָרָבְעָ֔ם
(ya·ra·ve·'am,)
3379: "the people increase," the name of two Isr. kingsfrom rabab and am
had returned,שָׁ֣ב
(shav)
7725: to turn back, returna prim. root
that they sentוַֽיִּשְׁלְח֗וּ
(vai·yish·le·chu)
7971: to senda prim. root
and calledוַיִּקְרְא֤וּ
(vai·yik·re·'u)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
him to the assemblyהָ֣עֵדָ֔ה
(ha·'e·dah,)
5712: congregationfrom yaad
and made him kingוַיַּמְלִ֥יכוּ
(vai·yam·li·chu)
4427a: to be or become king or queen, to reigndenominative verb from melek
overעַל־
(al-)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
Israel.יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
(yis·ra·'el;)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
Noneלֹ֤א
(lo)
3808: nota prim. adverb
but the tribeשֵֽׁבֶט־
(she·vet-)
7626: rod, staff, club, scepter, tribefrom an unused word
of Judahיְהוּדָ֖ה
(ye·hu·dah)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
followedאַחֲרֵ֣י
(a·cha·rei)
310: the hind or following partfrom achar
the houseבֵית־
(veit-)
1004: a housea prim. root
of David.דָּוִ֔ד
(da·vid,)
1732: perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod







KJV Lexicon
And it came to pass when all Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
heard
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
that Jeroboam
Yarob`am  (yaw-rob-awm')
(the) people will contend; Jarobam, the name of two Israelite kings -- Jeroboam.
was come again
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
that they sent
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
and called
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
him unto the congregation
`edah  (ay-daw')
a stated assemblage (specifically, a concourse, or generally, a family or crowd) -- assembly, company, congregation, multitude, people, swarm.
and made him king
malak  (maw-lak')
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
over all Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
there was none that followed
'achar  (akh-ar')
the hind part; generally used as an adverb or conjunction, after (in various senses)
the house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
of David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
but
zuwlah  (zoo-law')
probably scattering, i.e. removal; used adverbially, except -- beside, but, only, save.
the tribe
shebet  (shay'-bet)
a scion, i.e. (literally) a stick (for punishing, writing, fighting, ruling, walking, etc.) or (figuratively) a clan -- correction, dart, rod, sceptre, staff, tribe.
of Judah
Yhuwdah  (yeh-hoo-daw')
celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory -- Judah.
only
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It came about when all Israel heard that Jeroboam had returned, that they sent and called him to the assembly and made him king over all Israel. None but the tribe of Judah followed the house of David.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, when all Israel heard that Jeroboam was come again, that they sent and called him unto the congregation, and made him king over all Israel: there was none that followed the house of David, but the tribe of Judah only.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When all Israel heard that Jeroboam had come back, they summoned him to the assembly and made him king over all Israel. No one followed the house of David except the tribe of Judah alone.

International Standard Version
Now when all of Israel heard that Jeroboam had returned, they sent for him and invited him to visit their assembly, where they installed him as king over all of Israel. Nobody (with the sole exception of the tribe of Judah) would align with David's dynasty.

NET Bible
When all Israel heard that Jeroboam had returned, they summoned him to the assembly and made him king over all Israel. No one except the tribe of Judah remained loyal to the Davidic dynasty.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When all Israel heard that Jeroboam had returned, they sent men to invite him to the assembly. They made him king of all Israel. Only the tribe of Judah remained loyal to David's dynasty.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass, when all Israel heard that Jeroboam was come again, that they sent and called him unto the congregation, and made him king over all Israel: there was none that followed the house of David, but the tribe of Judah only.
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