2 Kings 8:16
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now in the fifthחָמֵ֗שׁ
(cha·mesh)
2568: fiveof uncertain derivation
yearוּבִשְׁנַ֣ת
(u·vish·nat)
8141: a yearfrom shana
of Joramלְיֹורָ֤ם
(le·yo·v·ram)
3141:  the same as Yehoram, q.v.
the sonבֶּן־
(ben-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Ahabאַחְאָב֙
(ach·'av)
256: "father's brother," a king of Isr., also a false prophetfrom ach and ab
kingמֶ֣לֶךְ
(me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Israel,יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
(yis·ra·'el,)
3478: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.from sarah and el
Jehoshaphatוִיהֹושָׁפָ֖ט
(vi·ho·v·sha·fat)
3092: "the LORD has judged," the name of a number of Isr.from Yhvh and shaphat
being then the kingמֶ֣לֶךְ
(me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Judah,יְהוּדָ֑ה
(ye·hu·dah;)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
Jehoramיְהֹורָ֥ם
(ye·ho·v·ram)
3088: "the LORD is exalted," the name of several Isr., also a king of H amathfrom Yhvh and rum
the sonבֶּן־
(ben-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Jehoshaphatיְהֹושָׁפָ֖ט
(ye·ho·v·sha·fat)
3092: "the LORD has judged," the name of a number of Isr.from Yhvh and shaphat
kingמֶ֥לֶךְ
(me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
of Judahיְהוּדָֽה׃
(ye·hu·dah.)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
became king.מָלַ֛ךְ
(ma·lach)
4427a: to be or become king or queen, to reigndenominative verb from melek









KJV Lexicon
And in the fifth
chamesh  (khaw-maysh')
five -- fif(-teen), fifth, five (apiece).
year
shaneh  (shaw-neh')
a year (as a revolution of time) -- + whole age, long, + old, year(-ly).
of Joram
Yowram  (yo-rawm')
Joram, the name of three Israelites and one Syrian -- Joram.
the son
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.
of Ahab
'Ach'ab  (akh-awb')
brother (i.e. friend) of (his) father; Achab, the name of a king of Israel and of a prophet at Babylon -- Ahab.
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.
Jehoshaphat
Yhowshaphat  (yeh-ho-shaw-fawt')
Jehovah-judged; Jehoshaphat, the name of six Israelites; also of a valley near Jerusalem -- Jehoshaphat.
being then 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.
Jehoram
Yhowram  (yeh-ho-rawm')
Jehovah-raised; Jehoram, the name of a Syrian and of three Israelites -- Jehoram, Joram.
the son
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.
of Jehoshaphat
Yhowshaphat  (yeh-ho-shaw-fawt')
Jehovah-judged; Jehoshaphat, the name of six Israelites; also of a valley near Jerusalem -- Jehoshaphat.
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.
began to reign
malak  (maw-lak')
to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now in the fifth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Jehoshaphat being then the king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah became king.

King James Bible
And in the fifth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Jehoshaphat being then king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah began to reign.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the fifth year of Israel's King Joram son of Ahab, Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat became king of Judah, replacing his father.

International Standard Version
Sometime during the fifth year of the reign of Ahab's son Joram, king of Israel (while Jehoshaphat was still ruling as king of Judah), Jehoshaphat's son Jehoram ascended to the throne of Judah.

NET Bible
In the fifth year of the reign of Israel's King Joram, son of Ahab, Jehoshaphat's son Jehoram became king over Judah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Joram (Ahab's son) was in his fifth year as king of Israel when Jehoram, son of King Jehoshaphat of Judah, began to rule. Jehoram ruled while Jehoshaphat was still king of Judah.

King James 2000 Bible
And in the fifth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Jehoshaphat being then king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah began to reign.
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