2 Kings 21:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7725 [e]וַיָּ֗שָׁב
way-yā-šāḇ,
ForConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1129 [e]וַיִּ֙בֶן֙
way-yi-ḇen
and he rebuiltConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1116 [e]הַבָּמ֔וֹת
hab-bā-mō-wṯ,
the high placesArt | N-fp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֥ר
’ă-šer
whichPro-r
6 [e]אִבַּ֖ד
’ib-baḏ
had destroyedV-Piel-Perf-3ms
2396 [e]חִזְקִיָּ֣הוּ
ḥiz-qî-yā-hū
HezekiahN-proper-ms
1 [e]אָבִ֑יו
’ā-ḇîw;
his fatherN-msc | 3ms
6965 [e]וַיָּ֨קֶם
way-yā-qem
and he raised upConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
4196 [e]מִזְבְּחֹ֜ת
miz-bə-ḥōṯ
altarsN-mp
1168 [e]לַבַּ֗עַל
lab-ba-‘al,
for BaalPrep-l, Art | N-proper-ms
6213 [e]וַיַּ֤עַשׂ
way-ya-‘aś
and madeConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
842 [e]אֲשֵׁרָה֙
’ă-šê-rāh
a wooden imageN-fs
834 [e]כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר
ka-’ă-šer
asPrep-k | Pro-r
6213 [e]עָשָׂ֗ה
‘ā-śāh,
had doneV-Qal-Perf-3ms
256 [e]אַחְאָב֙
’aḥ-’āḇ
AhabN-proper-ms
4428 [e]מֶ֣לֶךְ
me-leḵ
kingN-msc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
yiś-rā-’êl,
of IsraelN-proper-ms
7812 [e]וַיִּשְׁתַּ֙חוּ֙
way-yiš-ta-ḥū
and he worshipedConj-w | V-Hitpael-ConsecImperf-3ms
3605 [e]לְכָל־
lə-ḵāl
allPrep-l | N-msc
6635 [e]צְבָ֣א
ṣə-ḇā
the hostN-csc
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם
haš-šā-ma-yim,
of heavenArt | N-mp
5647 [e]וַֽיַּעֲבֹ֖ד
way-ya-‘ă-ḇōḏ
and servedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֹתָֽם׃
’ō-ṯām.
themDirObjM | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 21:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיָּ֗שָׁב וַיִּ֙בֶן֙ אֶת־הַבָּמֹ֔ות אֲשֶׁ֥ר אִבַּ֖ד חִזְקִיָּ֣הוּ אָבִ֑יו וַיָּ֨קֶם מִזְבְּחֹ֜ת לַבַּ֗עַל וַיַּ֤עַשׂ אֲשֵׁרָה֙ כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשָׂ֗ה אַחְאָב֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וַיִּשְׁתַּ֙חוּ֙ לְכָל־צְבָ֣א הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וַֽיַּעֲבֹ֖ד אֹתָֽם׃

מלכים ב 21:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וישב ויבן את־הבמות אשר אבד חזקיהו אביו ויקם מזבחת לבעל ויעש אשרה כאשר עשה אחאב מלך ישראל וישתחו לכל־צבא השמים ויעבד אתם׃

מלכים ב 21:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וישב ויבן את־הבמות אשר אבד חזקיהו אביו ויקם מזבחת לבעל ויעש אשרה כאשר עשה אחאב מלך ישראל וישתחו לכל־צבא השמים ויעבד אתם׃

מלכים ב 21:3 Hebrew Bible
וישב ויבן את הבמות אשר אבד חזקיהו אביו ויקם מזבחת לבעל ויעש אשרה כאשר עשה אחאב מלך ישראל וישתחו לכל צבא השמים ויעבד אתם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he erected altars for Baal and made an Asherah, as Ahab king of Israel had done, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them.

King James Bible
For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made a grove, as did Ahab king of Israel; and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He rebuilt the high places that his father Hezekiah had destroyed and reestablished the altars for Baal. He made an Asherah, as King Ahab of Israel had done; he also worshiped the whole heavenly host and served them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the high places.

2 Kings 18:4,22 He removed the high places, and broke the images, and cut down the …

2 Chronicles 32:12 Has not the same Hezekiah taken away his high places and his altars, …

2 Chronicles 34:3 For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was yet young, he began …

he reared.

2 Kings 10:18-20 And Jehu gathered all the people together, and said to them, Ahab …

1 Kings 16:31-33 And it came to pass, as if it had been a light thing for him to walk …

1 Kings 18:21,26 And Elijah came to all the people, and said, How long halt you between …

a grove. Rather, as we have before remarked, Asherah or Astarte. So Castel defines Asherah to be {Simulacrum ligneum Astart? dicatum}; 'A wooden image dedicated to Astarte.'

Ahab.

2 Kings 8:18,27 And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house …

Micah 6:16 For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house …

and worshipped.

2 Kings 17:16 And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God, and made …

2 Kings 23:4 And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of …

Deuteronomy 4:19 And lest you lift up your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, …

Deuteronomy 17:3 And has gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the …

2 Chronicles 33:3-5 For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had …

Job 31:26 If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness;

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