2 Kings 18:36
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2790 [e]וְהֶחֱרִ֣ישׁוּ
wə-he-ḥĕ-rî-šū
but held their peaceConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjPerf-3cp
5971 [e]הָעָ֔ם
hā-‘ām,
the peopleArt | N-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
6030 [e]עָנ֥וּ
‘ā-nū
answeredV-Qal-Perf-3cp
853 [e]אֹת֖וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
himDirObjM | 3ms
1697 [e]דָּבָ֑ר
dā-ḇār;
a wordN-ms
3588 [e]כִּי־
kî-
forConj
4687 [e]מִצְוַ֨ת
miṣ-waṯ
commandmentN-fsc
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
of the kingArt | N-ms
1931 [e]הִ֛יא
wasPro-3fs
559 [e]לֵאמֹ֖ר
lê-mōr
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
6030 [e]תַעֲנֻֽהוּ׃
ṯa-‘ă-nu-hū.
do answer himV-Qal-Imperf-2mp | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 18:36 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהֶחֱרִ֣ישׁוּ הָעָ֔ם וְלֹֽא־עָנ֥וּ אֹתֹ֖ו דָּבָ֑ר כִּי־מִצְוַ֨ת הַמֶּ֥לֶךְ הִ֛יא לֵאמֹ֖ר לֹ֥א תַעֲנֻֽהוּ׃

מלכים ב 18:36 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והחרישו העם ולא־ענו אתו דבר כי־מצות המלך היא לאמר לא תענהו׃

מלכים ב 18:36 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והחרישו העם ולא־ענו אתו דבר כי־מצות המלך היא לאמר לא תענהו׃

מלכים ב 18:36 Hebrew Bible
והחרישו העם ולא ענו אתו דבר כי מצות המלך היא לאמר לא תענהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But the people were silent and answered him not a word, for the king's commandment was, "Do not answer him."

King James Bible
But the people held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the people kept silent; they didn't say anything, for the king's command was, "Don't answer him."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

held their peace.

Psalm 38:13,14 But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that opens …

Psalm 39:1 I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: …

Proverbs 9:7 He that reproves a scorner gets to himself shame: and he that rebukes …

Proverbs 26:4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like to him.

Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

Matthew 7:6 Give not that which is holy to the dogs, neither cast you your pearls …

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