2 Kings 2:24
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6437 [e]וַיִּ֤פֶן
way-yi-p̄en
So he turnedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
310 [e]אַֽחֲרָיו֙
’a-ḥă-rāw
aroundPrep | 3ms
7200 [e]וַיִּרְאֵ֔ם
way-yir-’êm,
and looked at themConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
7043 [e]וַֽיְקַלְלֵ֖ם
way-qal-lêm
and pronounced a curse on themConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
8034 [e]בְּשֵׁ֣ם
bə-šêm
in the namePrep-b | N-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֑ה
Yah-weh;
of YahwehN-proper-ms
3318 [e]וַתֵּצֶ֨אנָה
wat-tê-ṣe-nāh
And cameConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fp
8147 [e]שְׁתַּ֤יִם
šə-ta-yim
twoNumber-fd
1677 [e]דֻּבִּים֙
dub-bîm
female bearsN-fp
4480 [e]מִן־
min-
outPrep
3293 [e]הַיַּ֔עַר
hay-ya-‘ar,
of the woodsArt | N-ms
1234 [e]וַתְּבַקַּ֣עְנָה
wat-tə-ḇaq-qa‘-nāh
and mauledConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3fp
1992 [e]מֵהֶ֔ם
mê-hem,
ofPrep-m | Pro-3mp
705 [e]אַרְבָּעִ֥ים
’ar-bā-‘îm
fortyNumber-cp
8147 [e]וּשְׁנֵ֖י
ū-šə-nê
and twoConj-w | Number-mdc
3206 [e]יְלָדִֽים׃
yə-lā-ḏîm.
the youthsN-mp









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 2:24 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּ֤פֶן אַֽחֲרָיו֙ וַיִּרְאֵ֔ם וַֽיְקַלְלֵ֖ם בְּשֵׁ֣ם יְהוָ֑ה וַתֵּצֶ֨אנָה שְׁתַּ֤יִם דֻּבִּים֙ מִן־הַיַּ֔עַר וַתְּבַקַּ֣עְנָה מֵהֶ֔ם אַרְבָּעִ֥ים וּשְׁנֵ֖י יְלָדִֽים׃

מלכים ב 2:24 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויפן אחריו ויראם ויקללם בשם יהוה ותצאנה שתים דבים מן־היער ותבקענה מהם ארבעים ושני ילדים׃

מלכים ב 2:24 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויפן אחריו ויראם ויקללם בשם יהוה ותצאנה שתים דבים מן־היער ותבקענה מהם ארבעים ושני ילדים׃

מלכים ב 2:24 Hebrew Bible
ויפן אחריו ויראם ויקללם בשם יהוה ותצאנה שתים דבים מן היער ותבקענה מהם ארבעים ושני ילדים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When he looked behind him and saw them, he cursed them in the name of the LORD. Then two female bears came out of the woods and tore up forty-two lads of their number.

King James Bible
And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He turned around, looked at them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. Then two female bears came out of the woods and mauled 42 of the children.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

cursed them

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she bears

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children of them

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1 Kings 13:24 And when he was gone, a lion met him by the way, and slew him: and …

1 Kings 19:17 And it shall come to pass, that him that escapes the sword of Hazael …

1 Kings 20:36 Then said he to him, Because you have not obeyed the voice of the …

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