2 Kings 20:18
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Someמִמְּךָ֛
(mim·me·cha)
4480: froma prim. preposition
of your sonsוּמִבָּנֶ֜יךָ
(u·mib·ba·nei·cha)
1121: sona prim. root
whoאֲשֶׁ֨ר
(a·sher)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
shall issueיֵצְא֧וּ
(ye·tze·'u)
3318: to go or come outa prim. root
from you, whomאֲשֶׁ֥ר
(a·sher)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
you will beget,תֹּולִ֖יד
(to·v·lid)
3205: to bear, bring forth, begeta prim. root
will be taken(יִקָּ֑חוּ
(yik·ka·chu;)
3947: to takea prim. root
away; and they will becomeוְהָיוּ֙
(ve·hai·u)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
officialsסָֽרִיסִ֔ים
(sa·ri·sim,)
5631: eunuchprobably of foreign origin
in the palaceבְּהֵיכַ֖ל
(be·hei·chal)
1964: a palace, templea prim. root
of the kingמֶ֥לֶךְ
(me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Babylon.'"בָּבֶֽל׃
(ba·vel.)
894: an E. Mediterranean empire and its capital cityperhaps from balal







KJV Lexicon
And of thy sons
ben  (bane)
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.
that shall issue
yatsa'  (yaw-tsaw')
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
from thee which thou shalt beget
yalad  (yaw-lad')
to bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage
shall they take away
laqach  (law-kakh')
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
and they shall be eunuchs
cariyc  (saw-reece')
from an unused root meaning to castrate; a eunuch; by implication, valet (especially of the female apartments), and thus, a minister of state
in the palace
heykal  (hay-kawl')
a large public building, such as a palace or temple -- palace, temple.
of the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
of Babylon
Babel  (baw-bel')
confusion; Babel (i.e. Babylon), including Babylonia and the Babylonian empire -- Babel, Babylon.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'Some of your sons who shall issue from you, whom you will beget, will be taken away; and they will become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"

King James Bible
And of thy sons that shall issue from thee, which thou shalt beget, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some of your descendants who come from you will be taken away, and they will become eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"

International Standard Version
Some of your descendants—your very own seed, whom you will father—will be carried away to become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"

NET Bible
Some of your very own descendants whom you father will be taken away and will be made eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some of your own descendants will be taken away. They will become officials in the palace of the king of Babylon.'"

King James 2000 Bible
And of your sons that shall descend from you, whom you shall beget, shall they take away; and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon.
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