2 Samuel 20:22
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Then the womanהָאִשָּׁ֨ה
(ha·'i·shah)
802: woman, wife, femalefrom an unused word
wiselyבְּחָכְמָתָ֗הּ
(be·cha·che·ma·tah)
2451: wisdomfrom chakam
cameוַתָּבֹוא֩
(vat·ta·vo·v)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
to allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the people.הָעָ֜ם
(ha·'am)
5971a: peoplefrom an unused word
And they cut offוַֽיִּכְרְת֞וּ
(vai·yich·re·tu)
3772: to cut off, cut downa prim. root
the headרֹ֨אשׁ
(rosh)
7218: heada prim. root
of Shebaשֶׁ֤בַע
(she·va)
7652a: two Isr.from sheba
the sonבֶּן־
(ben-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Bichriבִּכְרִי֙
(bich·ri)
1075: "youthful," a Benjamite, perhaps also his desc.from bakar
and threwוַיַּשְׁלִ֣כוּ
(vai·yash·li·chu)
7993: to throw, fling, casta prim. root
it to Joab.יֹואָ֔ב
(yo·v·'av,)
3097: "the LORD is father," three Isr.from Yhvh and ab
So he blewוַיִּתְקַע֙
(vai·yit·ka)
8628: to thrust, clap, give a blow, blasta prim. root
the trumpet,בַּשֹּׁופָ֔ר
(ba·sho·v·far,)
7782: a horn (for blowing)from shaphar
and they were dispersedוַיָּפֻ֥צוּ
(vai·ya·fu·tzu)
6327a: to be dispersed or scattereda prim. root
from the city,הָעִ֖יר
(ha·'ir)
5892b: city, townof uncertain derivation
eachאִ֣ישׁ
(ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
to his tent.לְאֹהָלָ֑יו
(le·'o·ha·lav;)
168: a tentfrom an unused word
Joabוְיֹואָ֛ב
(ve·yo·v·'av)
3097: "the LORD is father," three Isr.from Yhvh and ab
also returnedשָׁ֥ב
(shav)
7725: to turn back, returna prim. root
to the kingהַמֶּֽלֶךְ׃
(ham·me·lech.)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
at Jerusalem.יְרוּשָׁלִַ֖ם
(ye·ru·sha·lim)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem









KJV Lexicon
Then the woman
'ishshah  (ish-shaw')
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman
went
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
unto 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.
in her wisdom
chokmah  (khok-maw')
wisdom (in a good sense) -- skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
And they cut off
karath  (kaw-rath')
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant
the head
ro'sh  (roshe)
the head (as most easily shaken), whether literal or figurative (in many applications, of place, time, rank, itc.)
of Sheba
sheba`  (sheh'-bah)
seven; Sheba, the name of a place in Palestine, and of two Israelites -- Sheba.
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 Bichri
Bikriy  (bik-ree')
youth-ful; Bikri, an Israelite -- Bichri.
and cast
shalak  (shaw-lak)
to throw out, down or away -- adventure, cast (away, down, forth, off, out), hurl, pluck, throw.
it out to Joab
Yow'ab  (yo-awb')
Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites -- Joab.
And he blew
taqa`  (taw-kah')
to clatter, i.e. slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy, to drive (a nail or tent-pin, a dart, etc.); by implication, to become bondsman by handclasping)
a trumpet
showphar  (sho-far')
a cornet (as giving a clear sound) or curved horn -- cornet, trumpet.
and they retired
puwts  (poots)
to dash in pieces, literally or figuratively (especially to disperse)
from the city
`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.
every man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
to his tent
'ohel  (o'-hel)
a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance) -- covering, (dwelling)(place), home, tabernacle, tent.
And Joab
Yow'ab  (yo-awb')
Jehovah-fathered; Joab, the name of three Israelites -- Joab.
returned
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
to Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
unto the king
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the woman wisely came to all the people. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it to Joab. So he blew the trumpet, and they were dispersed from the city, each to his tent. Joab also returned to the king at Jerusalem.

King James Bible
Then the woman went unto all the people in her wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast it out to Joab. And he blew a trumpet, and they retired from the city, every man to his tent. And Joab returned to Jerusalem unto the king.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The woman went to all the people with her wise counsel, and they cut off the head of Sheba son of Bichri and threw it to Joab. So he blew the ram's horn, and they dispersed from the city, each to his own tent. Joab returned to the king in Jerusalem.

International Standard Version
Then the woman wisely went back to her people. They cut off the head of Bichri's son Sheba and threw it out to Joab, so Joab sounded his battle trumpet and they withdrew from the city. Everybody went back home and Joab returned to the king at Jerusalem.

NET Bible
Then the woman went to all the people with her wise advice and they cut off Sheba's head and threw it out to Joab. Joab blew the trumpet, and his men dispersed from the city, each going to his own home. Joab returned to the king in Jerusalem.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the woman went to all the people with her clever plan. They cut off Sheba's head and threw it to Joab. He blew the ram's horn, and everyone scattered and withdrew from the city and went home. Joab went back to the king in Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
Then the woman went unto all the people in her wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri, and cast it out to Joab. And he blew a trumpet, and they retired from the city, every man to his tent. And Joab returned to Jerusalem unto the king.
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