1 Kings 15:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So Ben-hadadהֲדַ֜ד
(ha·dad)
1130: "son of Hadad," the name of several Aramean (Syrian) kingsfrom ben and Hadad
listenedוַיִּשְׁמַ֨ע
(vai·yish·ma)
8085: to heara prim. root
to Kingהַמֶּ֣לֶךְ
(ham·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
Asaאָסָ֗א
(a·sa)
609: perhaps "healer," an Isr. namefrom an unused word
and sentוַ֠יִּשְׁלַח
(vai·yish·lach)
7971: to senda prim. root
the commandersשָׂרֵ֨י
(sa·rei)
8269: chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, princefrom an unused word
of his armiesהַחֲיָלִ֤ים
(ha·cha·ya·lim)
2428: strength, efficiency, wealth, armyfrom chul
againstעַל־
(al-)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
the citiesעָרֵ֣י
(a·rei)
5892b: city, townof uncertain derivation
of Israel,יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
(yis·ra·'el,)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
and conqueredוַיַּךְ֙
(vai·yach)
5221: to smitea prim. root
Ijon,עִיֹּ֣ון
(i·yo·vn)
5859: a place in Naphtaliof uncertain derivation
Dan,דָּ֔ן
(dan,)
1835: "judge," a son of Jacob, also his desc. and their territory, also a place in N. Isr.from din
Abel-beth-maacahמַעֲכָ֑ה
(ma·'a·chah;)
62: a city in N. Isr.from abel, bayith and Maakah
and allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
Chinneroth,כִּנְרֹ֔ות
(kin·ro·vt,)
3672: a city in Galilee, also a lake near the cityfrom the same as kinnor
besidesעַ֖ל
(al)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the landאֶ֥רֶץ
(e·retz)
776: earth, landa prim. root
of Naphtali.נַפְתָּלִֽי׃
(naf·ta·li.)
5321: a son of Jacob, also his desc. and the district settled by themfrom pathal









KJV Lexicon
So Benhadad
Ben-Hadad  (ben-had-ad')
son of Hadad; Ben-Hadad, the name of several Syrian kings -- Ben-hadad.
hearkened
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
unto king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
Asa
'Aca'  (aw-saw')
Asa, the name of a king and of a Levite -- Asa.
and sent
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
the captains
sar  (sar)
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
of the hosts
chayil  (khah'-yil)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
which he had against the cities
`iyr  (eer)
or (in the plural) par {awr}; or ayar (Judges 10:4) {aw-yar'}; a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post) -- Ai (from margin), city, court (from margin), town.
of Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
and smote
nakah  (naw-kaw')
to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively)
Ijon
`Iyown  (ee-yone')
ruin; Ijon, a place in Palestine -- Ijon.
and Dan
Dan  (dawn)
judge; Dan, one of the sons of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory; likewise a place in Palestine colonized by them -- Dan.
and Abelbethmaachah
'Abel Beyth-Ma`akah  (aw-bale' bayth ma-a-kaw')
meadow of Beth-Maakah; Abel of Beth-maakah, a place in Palestine -- Abel-beth-maachah, Abel of Beth-maachah,
and all Cinneroth
Kinnrowth  (kin-ner-oth')
perhaps harp-shaped; Kinneroth or Kinnereth, a place in Palestine -- Chinnereth, Chinneroth, Cinneroth.
with all the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
of Naphtali
Naphtaliy  (naf-taw-lee')
my wrestling; Naphtali, a son of Jacob, with the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Naphtali.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah and all Chinneroth, besides all the land of Naphtali.

King James Bible
So Benhadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of the hosts which he had against the cities of Israel, and smote Ijon, and Dan, and Abelbethmaachah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel. He attacked Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, all Chinnereth, and the whole land of Naphtali.

International Standard Version
So King Ben-hadad did just what King Asa had asked: he sent his commanding officers to attack the cities of Israel, conquering Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, all of Chinneroth, and the territory of Naphtali.

NET Bible
Ben Hadad accepted King Asa's offer and ordered his army commanders to attack the cities of Israel. They conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel Beth Maacah, and all the territory of Naphtali, including the region of Kinnereth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Benhadad did what King Asa requested. He sent his generals and their armies to attack the cities of Israel. He conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel Beth Maacah, and the entire area around Chinneroth with the entire territory of Naphtali.

King James 2000 Bible
So Ben-hadad hearkened unto king Asa, and sent the captains of his armies whom he had against the cities of Israel, and struck Ijon, and Dan, and Abel-beth-maacah, and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali.
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