2 Kings 14:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7971 [e]וַיִּשְׁלַ֞ח
way-yiš-laḥ
And sentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3060 [e]יְהוֹאָ֣שׁ
yə-hō-w-’āš
JehoashN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶֽלֶךְ־
me-leḵ-
kingN-msc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל
yiś-rā-’êl,
of IsraelN-proper-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
558 [e]אֲמַצְיָ֣הוּ
’ă-maṣ-yā-hū
AmaziahN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶֽלֶךְ־
me-leḵ-
kingN-msc
3063 [e]יְהוּדָה֮
yə-hū-ḏāh
of JudahN-proper-ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹר֒
lê-mōr
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2336 [e]הַח֜וֹחַ
ha-ḥō-w-aḥ
the thistleArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
that [was]Pro-r
3844 [e]בַּלְּבָנ֗וֹן
bal-lə-ḇā-nō-wn,
in LebanonPrep-b, Art | N-proper-fs
7971 [e]שָׁ֠לַח
laḥ
sentV-Qal-Perf-3ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
730 [e]הָאֶ֜רֶז
hā-’e-rez
the cedarArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֤ר
’ă-šer
that [was]Pro-r
3844 [e]בַּלְּבָנוֹן֙
bal-lə-ḇā-nō-wn
in LebanonPrep-b, Art | N-proper-fs
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֔ר
lê-mōr,
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5414 [e]תְּנָֽה־
tə-nāh-
GiveV-Qal-Imp-ms | 3fs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1323 [e]בִּתְּךָ֥
bit-tə-ḵā
your daughterN-fsc | 2ms
1121 [e]לִבְנִ֖י
liḇ-nî
to my sonPrep-l | N-msc | 1cs
802 [e]לְאִשָּׁ֑ה
lə-’iš-šāh;
as wifePrep-l | N-fs
5674 [e]וַֽתַּעֲבֹ֞ר
wat-ta-‘ă-ḇōr
and passed byConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
2416 [e]חַיַּ֤ת
ḥay-yaṯ
a beastN-fsc
7704 [e]הַשָּׂדֶה֙
haś-śā-ḏeh
wildArt | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֣ר
’ă-šer
that [was]Pro-r
3844 [e]בַּלְּבָנ֔וֹן
bal-lə-ḇā-nō-wn,
in LebanonPrep-b, Art | N-proper-fs
7429 [e]וַתִּרְמֹ֖ס
wat-tir-mōs
and trampledConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
2336 [e]הַחֽוֹחַ׃
ha-ḥō-w-aḥ.
the thistleArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 14:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּשְׁלַ֞ח יְהֹואָ֣שׁ מֶֽלֶךְ־יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל אֶל־אֲמַצְיָ֣הוּ מֶֽלֶךְ־יְהוּדָה֮ לֵאמֹר֒ הַחֹ֜וחַ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בַּלְּבָנֹ֗ון לַח אֶל־הָאֶ֜רֶז אֲשֶׁ֤ר בַּלְּבָנֹון֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר תְּנָֽה־אֶת־בִּתְּךָ֥ לִבְנִ֖י לְאִשָּׁ֑ה וַֽתַּעֲבֹ֞ר חַיַּ֤ת הַשָּׂדֶה֙ אֲשֶׁ֣ר בַּלְּבָנֹ֔ון וַתִּרְמֹ֖ס אֶת־הַחֹֽוחַ׃

מלכים ב 14:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישלח יהואש מלך־ישראל אל־אמציהו מלך־יהודה לאמר החוח אשר בלבנון לח אל־הארז אשר בלבנון לאמר תנה־את־בתך לבני לאשה ותעבר חית השדה אשר בלבנון ותרמס את־החוח׃

מלכים ב 14:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישלח יהואש מלך־ישראל אל־אמציהו מלך־יהודה לאמר החוח אשר בלבנון לח אל־הארז אשר בלבנון לאמר תנה־את־בתך לבני לאשה ותעבר חית השדה אשר בלבנון ותרמס את־החוח׃

מלכים ב 14:9 Hebrew Bible
וישלח יהואש מלך ישראל אל אמציהו מלך יהודה לאמר החוח אשר בלבנון שלח אל הארז אשר בלבנון לאמר תנה את בתך לבני לאשה ותעבר חית השדה אשר בלבנון ותרמס את החוח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, "The thorn bush which was in Lebanon sent to the cedar which was in Lebanon, saying, 'Give your daughter to my son in marriage.' But there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trampled the thorn bush.

King James Bible
And Jehoash the king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thistle that was in Lebanon sent to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son to wife: and there passed by a wild beast that was in Lebanon, and trode down the thistle.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
King Jehoash of Israel sent word to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, "The thistle that was in Lebanon once sent a message to the cedar that was in Lebanon, saying, 'Give your daughter to my son as a wife.' Then a wild animal that was in Lebanon passed by and trampled the thistle.
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The comparatively useless thorn, which may by chance lacerate the incautious passenger, is made the emblem of the house of Judah and David, while the house of Jehu is represented by the stately cedar.

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