2 Chronicles 26:15
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6213 [e]וַיַּ֣עַשׂ ׀
way-ya-‘aś
And he madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3389 [e]בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֨ם
bî-rū-šā-lim
in JerusalemPrep-b | N-proper-fs
2810 [e]חִשְּׁבֹנ֜וֹת
ḥiš-šə-ḇō-nō-wṯ
devicesN-mpc
4284 [e]מַחֲשֶׁ֣בֶת
ma-ḥă-še-ḇeṯ
invented byN-fsc
2803 [e]חוֹשֵׁ֗ב
ḥō-wō-šêḇ,
skillful menV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1961 [e]לִהְי֤וֹת
lih-yō-wṯ
to bePrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
4026 [e]הַמִּגְדָּלִים֙
ham-miḡ-dā-lîm
the towersArt | N-mp
5921 [e]וְעַל־
wə-‘al-
andConj-w | Prep
6438 [e]הַפִּנּ֔וֹת
hap-pin-nō-wṯ,
the cornersArt | N-fp
3384 [e]לִירוֹא֙
lî-rō-w
to shootPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2678 [e]בַּֽחִצִּ֔ים
ba-ḥiṣ-ṣîm,
arrowsPrep-b, Art | N-mp
68 [e]וּבָאֲבָנִ֖ים
ū-ḇā-’ă-ḇā-nîm
and stonesConj-w, Prep-b, Art | N-fp
1419 [e]גְּדֹל֑וֹת
gə-ḏō-lō-wṯ;
largeAdj-fp
3318 [e]וַיֵּצֵ֤א
way-yê-ṣê
so spreadConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8034 [e]שְׁמוֹ֙
šə-mōw
his fameN-msc | 3ms
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
even toPrep
7350 [e]לְמֵ֣רָח֔וֹק
lə-mê-rā-ḥō-wq,
far [and wide]Prep-l, Prep-m | Adj-ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
6381 [e]הִפְלִ֥יא
hip̄-lî
he was marvelouslyV-Hifil-Perf-3ms
5826 [e]לְהֵעָזֵ֖ר
lə-hê-‘ā-zêr
helpedPrep-l | V-Nifal-Inf
5704 [e]עַ֥ד
‘aḏ
untilPrep
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
tillConj
2388 [e]חָזָֽק׃
ḥā-zāq.
he became strongV-Qal-Perf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
דברי הימים ב 26:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּ֣עַשׂ ׀ בִּירוּשָׁלִַ֨ם חִשְּׁבֹנֹ֜ות מַחֲשֶׁ֣בֶת חֹושֵׁ֗ב לִהְיֹ֤ות עַל־הַמִּגְדָּלִים֙ וְעַל־הַפִּנֹּ֔ות לִירֹוא֙ בַּֽחִצִּ֔ים וּבָאֲבָנִ֖ים גְּדֹלֹ֑ות וַיֵּצֵ֤א שְׁמֹו֙ עַד־לְמֵ֣רָחֹ֔וק כִּֽי־הִפְלִ֥יא לְהֵעָזֵ֖ר עַ֥ד כִּֽי־חָזָֽק׃

דברי הימים ב 26:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעש ׀ בירושלם חשבנות מחשבת חושב להיות על־המגדלים ועל־הפנות לירוא בחצים ובאבנים גדלות ויצא שמו עד־למרחוק כי־הפליא להעזר עד כי־חזק׃

דברי הימים ב 26:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעש ׀ בירושלם חשבנות מחשבת חושב להיות על־המגדלים ועל־הפנות לירוא בחצים ובאבנים גדלות ויצא שמו עד־למרחוק כי־הפליא להעזר עד כי־חזק׃

דברי הימים ב 26:15 Hebrew Bible
ויעש בירושלם חשבנות מחשבת חושב להיות על המגדלים ועל הפנות לירוא בחצים ובאבנים גדלות ויצא שמו עד למרחוק כי הפליא להעזר עד כי חזק׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
In Jerusalem he made engines of war invented by skillful men to be on the towers and on the corners for the purpose of shooting arrows and great stones. Hence his fame spread afar, for he was marvelously helped until he was strong.

King James Bible
And he made in Jerusalem engines, invented by cunning men, to be on the towers and upon the bulwarks, to shoot arrows and great stones withal. And his name spread far abroad; for he was marvellously helped, till he was strong.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He made skillfully designed devices in Jerusalem to shoot arrows and catapult large stones for use on the towers and on the corners. So his fame spread even to distant places, for he was marvelously helped until he became strong.
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cunning men

2 Chronicles 2:7,14 Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, …

Exodus 31:4 To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass,

to shoot arrows These engines, it is probable, bore some resemblance to the balistae and cataputae of the Romans, which were employed for throwing stones and arrows, and were in reality the mortars and carcasses of antiquity. With respect to the towers which Uzziah built in the wilderness, (ver

2 Chronicles 26:10 Also he built towers in the desert, and dig many wells: for he had …

spread far. [heb] went forth

Matthew 4:24 And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought to him all …

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