Judges 18:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
So the sonsבְנֵי־
(ve·nei-)
1121: sona prim. root
of Danדָ֣ן
(dan)
1835: "judge," a son of Jacob, also his desc. and their territory, also a place in N. Isr.from din
sentוַיִּשְׁלְח֣וּ
(vai·yish·le·chu)
7971: to senda prim. root
from their familyמִֽמִּשְׁפַּחְתָּ֡ם
(mim·mish·pach·tam)
4940: a clanfrom the same as shiphchah
fiveחֲמִשָּׁ֣ה
(cha·mi·shah)
2568: fiveof uncertain derivation
menאֲנָשִׁ֣ים
(a·na·shim)
376: manfrom an unused word
out of their whole number,מִקְצֹותָם֩
(mik·tzo·v·tam)
7098: an endfrom qatsah
valiantחַ֜יִל
(cha·yil)
2428: strength, efficiency, wealth, armyfrom chul
menאֲנָשִׁ֨ים
(a·na·shim)
376: manfrom an unused word
from Zorahמִצָּרְעָ֣ה
(mi·tza·re·'ah)
6881: a city exchanged by Judah and Danfrom the same as tsaraath
and Eshtaol,וּמֵֽאֶשְׁתָּאֹ֗ל
(u·me·'esh·ta·'ol)
847b: a city in Judahof uncertain derivation
to spyלְרַגֵּ֤ל
(le·rag·gel)
7270: to go about on footdenominative verb from regel
out the landהָאָ֙רֶץ֙
(ha·'a·retz)
776: earth, landa prim. root
and to searchוּלְחָקְרָ֔הּ
(u·le·cha·ke·rah,)
2713: to searcha prim. root
it; and they saidוַיֹּאמְר֣וּ
(vai·yo·me·ru)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
to them, "Go,לְכ֖וּ
(le·chu)
1980: to go, come, walka prim. root
searchחִקְר֣וּ
(chik·ru)
2713: to searcha prim. root
the land."הָאָ֑רֶץ
(ha·'a·retz;)
776: earth, landa prim. root
And they cameוַיָּבֹ֤אוּ
(vai·ya·vo·'u)
935: to come in, come, go in, goa prim. root
to the hill countryהַר־
(har-)
2022: mountain, hill, hill countryof uncertain derivation
of Ephraim,אֶפְרַ֙יִם֙
(ef·ra·yim)
669: a son of Joseph, also his desc. and their territoryfrom the same as apher
to the houseבֵּ֣ית
(beit)
1004: a housea prim. root
of Micah,מִיכָ֔ה
(mi·chah,)
4318: the name of several Isr.an abb. for Mikayah
and lodgedוַיָּלִ֖ינוּ
(vai·ya·li·nu)
3885a: to lodge, pass the night, abidea prim. root
there.שָֽׁם׃
(sham.)
8033: there, thithera prim. adverb







KJV Lexicon
And 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 Dan
Dan  (dawn)
judge; Dan, one of the sons of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory; likewise a place in Palestine colonized by them -- Dan.
sent
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
of their family
mishpachah  (mish-paw-khaw')
a family, i.e. circle of relatives; figuratively, a class (of persons), a species (of animals) or sort (of things); by extens. a tribe or people -- family, kind(-red).
five
chamesh  (khaw-maysh')
five -- fif(-teen), fifth, five (apiece).
men
'enowsh  (en-oshe')
a mortal; hence, a man in general (singly or collectively)English versions, especially when used in apposition with another word.
from their coasts
qatsah  (kaw-tsaw')
a termination -- coast, corner, (selv-)edge, lowest, (uttermost) participle
men
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 valour
chayil  (khah'-yil)
probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength
from Zorah
Tsor`ah  (tsor-aw')
Tsorah, a place in Palestine -- Zareah, Zorah, Zoreah.
and from Eshtaol
'Eshta'ol  (esh-taw-ole')
intreaty; Eshtaol, a place in Palestine -- Eshtaol.
to spy
ragal  (raw-gal')
to walk along; but only in specifically, applications, to reconnoiter, to be a tale-bearer (i.e. slander)
out the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
and to search
chaqar  (khaw-kar')
to penetrate; hence, to examine intimately -- find out, (make) search (out), seek (out), sound, try.
it and they said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
unto them Go
yalak  (yaw-lak')
to walk; causatively, to carry (in various senses)
search
chaqar  (khaw-kar')
to penetrate; hence, to examine intimately -- find out, (make) search (out), seek (out), sound, try.
the land
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
who when they came
bow'  (bo)
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
to mount
har  (har)
a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) -- hill (country), mount(-ain), promotion.
Ephraim
'Ephrayim  (ef-rah'-yim)
double fruit; Ephrajim, a son of Joseph; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Ephraim, Ephraimites.
to the house
bayith  (bah'-yith)
a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.)
of Micah
Miykah  (mee-kaw')
Micah, the name of seven Israelites -- Micah, Micaiah, Michah.
they lodged
luwn  (loon)
to stop (usually over night); by implication, to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain)
there
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the sons of Dan sent from their family five men out of their whole number, valiant men from Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and to search it; and they said to them, "Go, search the land." And they came to the hill country of Ephraim, to the house of Micah, and lodged there.

King James Bible
And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their coasts, men of valour, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So the Danites sent out five brave men from all their clans, from Zorah and Eshtaol, to scout out the land and explore it. They told them, "Go and explore the land." They came to the hill country of Ephraim as far as the home of Micah and spent the night there.

International Standard Version
So the tribe of Dan sent from their families five valiant men of their number from Zorah and Eshtaol to scout the land and search through it. Following their orders, which were "Go and scout the land," they came to the mountainous region of Ephraim, arrived at Micah's home, and stayed there.

NET Bible
The Danites sent out from their whole tribe five representatives, capable men from Zorah and Eshtaol, to spy out the land and explore it. They said to them, "Go, explore the land." They came to the Ephraimite hill country and spent the night at Micah's house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So all the families of Dan sent out five qualified men from Zorah and Eshtaol. They were sent to spy throughout the land and explore it. They were told, "Go and explore the land!" They came to Micah's house in the mountains of Ephraim. They spent the night there.

King James 2000 Bible
And the children of Dan sent of their family five men from their territory, men of valor, from Zorah, and from Eshtaol, to spy out the land, and to search it; and they said unto them, Go, search the land: who when they came to mount Ephraim, to the house of Micah, they lodged there.
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