1 Kings 2:3
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Keepוְשָׁמַרְתָּ֞
(ve·sha·mar·ta)
8104: to keep, watch, preservea prim. root
the chargeמִשְׁמֶ֣רֶת
(mish·me·ret)
4931: a guard, watch, charge, functionfem. of mishmar
of the LORDיְהוָ֣ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
your God,אֱלֹהֶ֗יךָ
(e·lo·hei·cha)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
to walkלָלֶ֤כֶת
(la·le·chet)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
in His ways,בִּדְרָכָיו֙
(bid·ra·chav)
1870: way, road, distance, journey, mannerfrom darak
to keepלִשְׁמֹ֨ר
(lish·mor)
8104: to keep, watch, preservea prim. root
His statutes,חֻקֹּתָ֤יו
(chuk·ko·tav)
2708: something prescribed, an enactment, statutefem. of choq
His commandments,מִצְוֹתָיו֙
(mitz·vo·tav)
4687: commandmentfrom tsavah
His ordinances,וּמִשְׁפָּטָ֣יו
(u·mish·pa·tav)
4941: judgmentfrom shaphat
and His testimonies,וְעֵדְוֹתָ֔יו
(ve·'e·de·vo·tav,)
5715: testimonyfrom ud
according to what is writtenכַּכָּת֖וּב
(kak·ka·tuv)
3789: to writea prim. root
in the Lawבְּתֹורַ֣ת
(be·to·v·rat)
8451: direction, instruction, lawfrom yarah
of Moses,מֹשֶׁ֑ה
(mo·sheh;)
4872: a great Isr. leader, prophet and lawgiverfrom mashah
that you may succeedתַּשְׂכִּ֗יל
(tas·kil)
7919a: to be prudenta prim. root
in allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
that you doתַּֽעֲשֶׂ֔ה
(ta·'a·seh,)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
and whereverכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
you turn,תִּפְנֶ֖ה
(tif·neh)
6437: to turna prim. root







KJV Lexicon
And keep
shamar  (shaw-mar')
to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.
the charge
mishmereth  (mish-mer'-reth)
watch, i.e. the act (custody), or (concr.) the sentry, the post; obj. preservation, or (concr.) safe; fig. observance, i.e. (abstr.) duty or (obj.) a usage or party -- charge, keep, or to be kept, office, ordinace, safeguard, ward, watch.
of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
thy God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
to walk
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
in his ways
derek  (deh'-rek)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
to keep
shamar  (shaw-mar')
to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.
his statutes
chuqqah  (khook-kaw')
appointed, custom, manner, ordinance, site, statute.
and his commandments
mitsvah  (mits-vaw')
a command, whether human or divine (collectively, the Law) -- (which was) commanded(-ment), law, ordinance, precept.
and his judgments
mishpat  (mish-pawt')
a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective
and his testimonies
`eduwth  (ay-dooth')
testimony -- testimony, witness.
as it is written
kathab  (kaw-thab')
to grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe) -- describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write(-ing, -ten).
in the law
towrah  (to-raw')
a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch -- law.
of Moses
Mosheh  (mo-sheh')
drawing out (of the water), i.e. rescued; Mosheh, the Israelite lawgiver -- Moses.
that thou mayest prosper
sakal  (saw-kal')
to be (causatively, make or act) circumspect and hence, intelligent
in all that thou doest
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
and whithersoever thou turnest
panah  (paw-naw')
to turn; by implication, to face, i.e. appear, look, etc.
thyself
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, His commandments, His ordinances, and His testimonies, according to what is written in the Law of Moses, that you may succeed in all that you do and wherever you turn,

King James Bible
And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and keep your obligation to the LORD your God to walk in His ways and to keep His statutes, commands, ordinances, and decrees. This is written in the law of Moses, so that you will have success in everything you do and wherever you turn,

International Standard Version
by keeping the charge that the LORD your God entrusted to you. Live life his way, keep his statutes, his commands, his ordinances, and his testimonies, just as they're written down in the Law of Moses, so that you may succeed in everything you do and wherever you go,

NET Bible
Do the job the LORD your God has assigned you by following his instructions and obeying his rules, commandments, regulations, and laws as written in the law of Moses. Then you will succeed in all you do and seek to accomplish,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Fulfill your duty to the LORD your God. Obey his directions, laws, commands, rules, and written instructions as they are recorded in Moses' Teachings. Then you'll succeed in everything you do wherever you may go.

King James 2000 Bible
And keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do, and wherever you turn yourself:
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