2 Samuel 12:31
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
He also broughtהֹוצִ֗יא
(ho·v·tzi)
3318: to go or come outa prim. root
out the peopleהָעָ֨ם
(ha·'am)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
whoאֲשֶׁר־
(a·sher-)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
were in it, and setוַיָּ֣שֶׂם
(vai·ya·sem)
7760: to put, place, seta prim. root
[them] under saws,בַּ֠מְּגֵרָה
(bam·me·ge·rah)
4050: a sawfrom garar
sharpוּבַחֲרִצֵ֨י
(u·va·cha·ri·tzei)
2757: a cut, thing cut, sharp instrumentfrom charats
ironהַבַּרְזֶ֜ל
(hab·bar·zel)
1270: ironfrom the same as Birzoth
instruments, 
 
2757: a cut, thing cut, sharp instrumentfrom charats
and ironהַבַּרְזֶ֗ל
(hab·bar·zel)
1270: ironfrom the same as Birzoth
axes,וּֽבְמַגְזְרֹ֣ת
(u·ve·mag·ze·rot)
4037: a cutting instrument, axefrom gazar
and made them passוְהֶעֱבִ֤יר
(ve·he·'e·vir)
5674a: to pass over, through, or by, pass ona prim. root
through the brickkiln.(בַּמַּלְבֵּ֔ן
(bam·mal·ben,)
4404: a brick mold, quadranglefrom laban
And thusוְכֵ֣ן
(ve·chen)
3651: so, thusa prim. adverb
he didיַעֲשֶׂ֔ה
(ya·'a·seh,)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
to allלְכֹ֖ל
(le·chol)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the citiesעָרֵ֣י
(a·rei)
5892b: city, townof uncertain derivation
of the sonsבְנֵֽי־
(ve·nei-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Ammon.עַמֹּ֑ון
(am·mo·vn;)
5983: a people living E. of the Jordanfrom im
Then Davidדָּוִ֛ד
(da·vid)
1732: perhaps "beloved one," a son of Jessefrom the same as dod
and allוְכָל־
(ve·chol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the peopleהָעָ֖ם
(ha·'am)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
returnedוַיָּ֧שָׁב
(vai·ya·shav)
7725: to turn back, returna prim. root
[to] Jerusalem.יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
(ye·ru·sha·lim.)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem









KJV Lexicon
And he brought forth
yatsa'  (yaw-tsaw')
to go (causatively, bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proxim.
the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
that were therein and put
suwm  (soom)
to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically)wholly, work.
them under saws
mgerah  (meg-ay-raw')
a saw -- axe, saw.
and under harrows
chariyts  (khaw-reets')
incisure or (passively) incised; hence, a threshing-sledge (with sharp teeth): also a slice (as cut) -- + cheese, harrow.
of iron
barzel  (bar-zel')
iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement -- (ax) head, iron.
and under axes
magzerah  (mag-zay-raw')
a cutting implement, i.e. a blade -- axe.
of iron
barzel  (bar-zel')
iron (as cutting); by extension, an iron implement -- (ax) head, iron.
and made them pass
`abar  (aw-bar')
to cross over; used very widely of any transition (literal or figurative; transitive, intransitive, intensive, causative); specifically, to cover (in copulation)
through the brickkiln
malben  (mal-bane')
a brick-kiln -- brickkiln.
and thus did
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
he unto all 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 the children
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 Ammon
`Ammown  (am-mone')
tribal, i.e. inbred; Ammon, a son of Lot; also his posterity and their country -- Ammon, Ammonites.
So David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
and all the people
`am  (am)
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
returned
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
unto Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He also brought out the people who were in it, and set them under saws, sharp iron instruments, and iron axes, and made them pass through the brickkiln. And thus he did to all the cities of the sons of Ammon. Then David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

King James Bible
And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them under saws, and under harrows of iron, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brickkiln: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
brought back the people who had lived in it, placing them under conscripted labor with saws, iron picks, and axes. He did this to every Ammonite city, and then David and his entire army returned to Jerusalem.

NET Bible
He removed the people who were in it and made them do hard labor with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, putting them to work at the brick kiln. This was his policy with all the Ammonite cities. Then David and all the army returned to Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He brought out the troops who were there and put them to work with saws, hoes, and axes. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then David and all the troops returned to Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them to work with saws, and with picks of iron, and with axes of iron, and made them toil at the brick kilns: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.
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