2 Chronicles 32:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6908 [e]וַיִּקָּבְצ֣וּ
way-yiq-qā-ḇə-ṣū
Thus gathered togetherConj-w | V-Nifal-ConsecImperf-3mp
5971 [e]עַם־
‘am-
peopleN-ms
7227 [e]רָ֔ב
rāḇ,
manyAdj-ms
5640 [e]וַֽיִּסְתְּמוּ֙
way-yis-tə-mū
and who stoppedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
4599 [e]הַמַּעְיָנ֔וֹת
ham-ma‘-yā-nō-wṯ,
the springsArt | N-mp
853 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | DirObjM
5158 [e]הַנַּ֛חַל
han-na-ḥal
the brookArt | N-ms
7857 [e]הַשּׁוֹטֵ֥ף
haš-šō-w-ṭêp̄
that ranArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
8432 [e]בְּתוֹךְ־
bə-ṯō-wḵ-
throughPrep-b | N-msc
776 [e]הָאָ֖רֶץ
hā-’ā-reṣ
the landArt | N-fs
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֑ר
lê-mōr;
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4100 [e]לָ֤מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
935 [e]יָב֙וֹאוּ֙
yā-ḇō-w-’ū
should comeV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
4428 [e]מַלְכֵ֣י
mal-ḵê
the kingsN-mpc
804 [e]אַשּׁ֔וּר
’aš-šūr,
of AssyriaN-proper-fs
4672 [e]וּמָצְא֖וּ
ū-mā-ṣə-’ū
and findConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3cp
4325 [e]מַ֥יִם
ma-yim
waterN-mp
7227 [e]רַבִּֽים׃
rab-bîm.
muchAdj-mp









Hebrew Texts
דברי הימים ב 32:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּקָּבְצ֣וּ עַם־רָ֔ב וַֽיִּסְתְּמוּ֙ אֶת־כָּל־הַמַּעְיָנֹ֔ות וְאֶת־הַנַּ֛חַל הַשֹּׁוטֵ֥ף בְּתֹוךְ־הָאָ֖רֶץ לֵאמֹ֑ר לָ֤מָּה יָבֹ֙ואוּ֙ מַלְכֵ֣י אַשּׁ֔וּר וּמָצְא֖וּ מַ֥יִם רַבִּֽים׃

דברי הימים ב 32:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויקבצו עם־רב ויסתמו את־כל־המעינות ואת־הנחל השוטף בתוך־הארץ לאמר למה יבואו מלכי אשור ומצאו מים רבים׃

דברי הימים ב 32:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויקבצו עם־רב ויסתמו את־כל־המעינות ואת־הנחל השוטף בתוך־הארץ לאמר למה יבואו מלכי אשור ומצאו מים רבים׃

דברי הימים ב 32:4 Hebrew Bible
ויקבצו עם רב ויסתמו את כל המעינות ואת הנחל השוטף בתוך הארץ לאמר למה יבואו מלכי אשור ומצאו מים רבים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So many people assembled and stopped up all the springs and the stream which flowed through the region, saying, "Why should the kings of Assyria come and find abundant water?"

King James Bible
So there was gathered much people together, who stopped all the fountains, and the brook that ran through the midst of the land, saying, Why should the kings of Assyria come, and find much water?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Many people gathered and stopped up all the springs and the stream that flowed through the land; they said, "Why should the kings of Assyria come and find plenty of water?"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

who stopped This was prudently done; for, without water, how could an immense army subsist in ar arid country? No doubt the Assyrian army suffered much through this; as a Christian army did, through the same cause,

the brook

2 Chronicles 32:30 This same Hezekiah also stopped the upper watercourse of Gihon, and …

2 Chronicles 30:14 And they arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and …

ran through the midst of [heb] overflowed
kings The Septuagint, Syriac, and Arabic read king, in the singular number.

2 Chronicles 32:1 After these things, and the establishment thereof, Sennacherib king …

2 Kings 18:9,13 And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Hezekiah, which was …

2 Kings 19:17 Of a truth, LORD, the kings of Assyria have destroyed the nations …

Isaiah 10:8 For he said, Are not my princes altogether kings?

find

1 Kings 3:9,16,17 Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your …

1 Kings 19:21 And he returned back from him, and took a yoke of oxen, and slew …

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