2 Kings 3:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So the kingמֶ֨לֶךְ
(me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Israelיִשְׂרָאֵ֤ל
(yis·ra·'el)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
wentוַיֵּלֶךְ֩
(vai·ye·lech)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
with the kingוּמֶֽלֶך־
(u·me·lech-)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Judahיְהוּדָה֙
(ye·hu·dah)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
and the kingוּמֶ֣לֶךְ
(u·me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Edom; 
 
112b: another name for Esau, older son of Isaac, also his desc. and their territoryfrom the same as adom
and they made a circuitוַיָּסֹ֕בּוּ
(vai·ya·sob·bu)
5437: to turn about, go around, surrounda prim. root
of sevenשִׁבְעַ֣ת
(shiv·'at)
7651: sevena prim. card. number
days'יָמִ֑ים
(ya·mim;)
3117: daya prim. root
journey,דֶּ֖רֶךְ
(de·rech)
1870: way, road, distance, journey, mannerfrom darak
and there was noוְלֹא־
(ve·lo-)
3808: nota prim. adverb
waterמַ֧יִם
(ma·yim)
4325: waters, watera prim. root
for the armyלַֽמַּחֲנֶ֛ה
(lam·ma·cha·neh)
4264: an encampment, campfrom chanah
or for the cattleוְלַבְּהֵמָ֖ה
(ve·lab·be·he·mah)
929: a beast, animal, cattlefrom an unused word
that followedבְּרַגְלֵיהֶֽם׃
(be·rag·lei·hem.)
7272: footof uncertain derivation
them. 
 
  









KJV Lexicon
So the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
of Israel
Yisra'el  (yis-raw-ale')
he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
went
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
and the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
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.
and the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
of Edom
'Edom  (ed-ome')
red (see Gen. 25:25); Edom, the elder twin-brother of Jacob; hence the region (Idumaea) occupied by him -- Edom, Edomites, Idumea.
and they fetched a compass
cabab  (saw-bab')
to revolve, surround, or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively (as follows)
of seven
sheba`  (sheh'-bah)
a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication, a week; by extension, an indefinite number
days'
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
journey
derek  (deh'-rek)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
and there was no water
mayim  (mah'-yim)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
for the host
machaneh  (makh-an-eh')
an encampment (of travellers or troops); hence, an army, whether literal (of soldiers) or figurative (of dancers, angels, cattle, locusts, stars; or even the sacred courts)
and for the cattle
bhemah  (be-hay-maw')
a dumb beast; especially any large quadruped or animal (often collective) -- beast, cattle.
that followed
regel  (reh'-gel)
a foot (as used in walking); by implication, a step; by euphem. the pudenda -- be able to endure, according as, after, coming, follow, (broken-)foot(-ed, -stool), great toe, haunt, journey, leg, piss, possession, time.
them
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the king of Israel went with the king of Judah and the king of Edom; and they made a circuit of seven days' journey, and there was no water for the army or for the cattle that followed them.

King James Bible
So the king of Israel went, and the king of Judah, and the king of Edom: and they fetched a compass of seven days' journey: and there was no water for the host, and for the cattle that followed them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the king of Israel, the king of Judah, and the king of Edom set out. After they had traveled their indirect route for seven days, they had no water for the army or their animals.

International Standard Version
So the king of Israel, the king of Judah, and the king of Edom made a complete circuit on the road for seven days, but there was no water for the army or for the livestock that accompanied them.

NET Bible
So the kings of Israel, Judah, and Edom set out together. They wandered around on the road for seven days and finally ran out of water for the men and animals they had with them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the king of Israel, the king of Judah, and the king of Edom took an indirect route [to Moab]. After seven days they ran out of water for the army and the animals.

King James 2000 Bible
So the king of Israel went, and the king of Judah, and the king of Edom: and they made a circuit of seven days' journey: and there was no water for the army, and for the cattle that followed them.
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