2 Kings 22:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַ֠יֹּאמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
2518 [e]חִלְקִיָּ֜הוּ
ḥil-qî-yā-hū
HilkiahN-proper-ms
3548 [e]הַכֹּהֵ֤ן
hak-kō-hên
the priestArt | N-ms
1419 [e]הַגָּדוֹל֙
hag-gā-ḏō-wl
highArt | Adj-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
toPrep
8227 [e]שָׁפָ֣ן
šā-p̄ān
ShaphanN-proper-ms
5608 [e]הַסֹּפֵ֔ר
has-sō-p̄êr,
the scribeArt | N-ms
5612 [e]סֵ֧פֶר
sê-p̄er
the bookN-msc
8451 [e]הַתּוֹרָ֛ה
hat-tō-w-rāh
of the LawArt | N-fs
4672 [e]מָצָ֖אתִי
mā-ṣā-ṯî
I have foundV-Qal-Perf-1cs
1004 [e]בְּבֵ֣ית
bə-ḇêṯ
in the housePrep-b | N-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֑ה
Yah-weh;
of YahwehN-proper-ms
5414 [e]וַיִּתֵּ֨ן
way-yit-tên
And gaveConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
2518 [e]חִלְקִיָּ֧ה
ḥil-qî-yāh
HilkiahN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5612 [e]הַסֵּ֛פֶר
has-sê-p̄er
the BookArt | N-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
8227 [e]שָׁפָ֖ן
šā-p̄ān
ShaphanN-proper-ms
7121 [e]וַיִּקְרָאֵֽהוּ׃
way-yiq-rā-’ê-hū.
and he read itConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 22:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַ֠יֹּאמֶר חִלְקִיָּ֜הוּ הַכֹּהֵ֤ן הַגָּדֹול֙ עַל־שָׁפָ֣ן הַסֹּפֵ֔ר סֵ֧פֶר הַתֹּורָ֛ה מָצָ֖אתִי בְּבֵ֣ית יְהוָ֑ה וַיִּתֵּ֨ן חִלְקִיָּ֧ה אֶת־הַסֵּ֛פֶר אֶל־שָׁפָ֖ן וַיִּקְרָאֵֽהוּ׃

מלכים ב 22:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר חלקיהו הכהן הגדול על־שפן הספר ספר התורה מצאתי בבית יהוה ויתן חלקיה את־הספר אל־שפן ויקראהו׃

מלכים ב 22:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר חלקיהו הכהן הגדול על־שפן הספר ספר התורה מצאתי בבית יהוה ויתן חלקיה את־הספר אל־שפן ויקראהו׃

מלכים ב 22:8 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר חלקיהו הכהן הגדול על שפן הספר ספר התורה מצאתי בבית יהוה ויתן חלקיה את הספר אל שפן ויקראהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, "I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD." And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan who read it.

King James Bible
And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Hilkiah the high priest told Shaphan the court secretary, "I have found the book of the law in the LORD's temple," and he gave the book to Shaphan, who read it.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I have found. This certainly was a genuine copy of the divine law, and probably the autograph of Moses, as it is said, in the parallel place of Chronicles, to be the book of the law of the Lord by Moses. It is not probable that this was the only copy of the law in the land, or that Josiah had never before seen the book of Moses; but the fact seems to be, that this was the original of the covenant renewed by Moses in the plains of Moab, and now being unexpectedly found, its antiquity, the occasion of its being made, the present circumstances of the people, the imperfect state in which the reformation was as yet, after all that had been done, would all concur to produce the effect here mentioned on the mind of the pious Josiah.

Deuteronomy 31:24-26 And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words …

2 Chronicles 34:14,15-28 And when they brought out the money that was brought into the house …

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