Zechariah 12:5
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Then the clansאַלֻּפֵ֥י
(al·lu·fei)
441b: a chief, chiliarchfrom eleph
of Judahיְהוּדָ֖ה
(ye·hu·dah)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
will sayוְאָֽמְר֛וּ
(ve·'a·me·ru)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
in their hearts,בְּלִבָּ֑ם
(be·lib·bam;)
3820: inner man, mind, will, heartfrom the same as lebab
A strong supportאַמְצָ֥ה
(am·tzah)
556: strengthfrom amets
for us are the inhabitantsיֹשְׁבֵ֣י
(yo·she·vei)
3427: to sit, remain, dwella prim. root
of Jerusalemיְרוּשָׁלִַ֔ם
(ye·ru·sha·lim,)
3389: probably "foundation of peace," capital city of all Isr.from yarah and shalem
through the LORDבַּיהוָ֥ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
of hosts,צְבָאֹ֖ות
(tze·va·'o·vt)
6635: army, war, warfarefrom tsaba
their God.'אֱלֹהֵיהֶֽם׃
(e·lo·hei·hem.)
430: God, godpl. of eloah







KJV Lexicon
And the governors
'alluwph  (al-loof')
familiar; a friend, also gentle; hence, a bullock (as being tame; applied, although masculine, to a cow); and so, a chieftain (as notable, like neat cattle)
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.
shall say
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
in their heart
leb  (labe)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
The inhabitants
yashab  (yaw-shab')
to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry
of Jerusalem
Yruwshalaim  (yer-oo-shaw-lah'-im)
founded peaceful; Jerushalaim or Jerushalem, the capital city of Palestine -- Jerusalem.
shall be my strength
'amtsah  (am-tsaw')
force -- strength.
in the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
of hosts
tsaba'  (tsaw-baw')
a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
their God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Then the clans of Judah will say in their hearts, 'A strong support for us are the inhabitants of Jerusalem through the LORD of hosts, their God.'

King James Bible
And the governors of Judah shall say in their heart, The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall be my strength in the LORD of hosts their God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then each of the leaders of Judah will think to himself: The residents of Jerusalem are my strength through the LORD of Hosts, their God.

International Standard Version
The leaders of Judah will say to themselves, "Those who live in Jerusalem are my strength through the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, their God."

NET Bible
Then the leaders of Judah will say to themselves, 'The inhabitants of Jerusalem are a means of strength to us through their God, the LORD who rules over all.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the leaders of Judah will think to themselves, 'The people who live in Jerusalem are strong because of the LORD of Armies, their God.'

King James 2000 Bible
And the governors of Judah shall say in their hearts, The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall be my strength in the LORD of hosts their God.
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