וַיַּשְׁבֵּ֣ת אֶת־ הַסּוּסִ֗ים אֲשֶׁ֣ר נָתְנוּ֩ מַלְכֵ֨י יְהוּדָ֤ה לַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙ מִבֹּ֣א בֵית־ יְהוָ֔ה אֶל־ לִשְׁכַּת֙ נְתַן־ מֶ֣לֶךְ הַסָּרִ֔יס אֲשֶׁ֖ר בַּפַּרְוָרִ֑ים וְאֶת־ מַרְכְּבֹ֥ות הַשֶּׁ֖מֶשׁ שָׂרַ֥ף בָּאֵֽשׁ׃
KJV with Strong's
And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun at the entering in of the house of the LORD by the chamber of Nathanmelech the chamberlain which was in the suburbs and burned the chariots of the sun with fire
מלכים ב 23:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּשְׁבֵּ֣ת אֶת־הַסּוּסִ֗ים אֲשֶׁ֣ר נָתְנוּ֩ מַלְכֵ֨י יְהוּדָ֤ה לַשֶּׁ֙מֶשׁ֙ מִבֹּ֣א בֵית־יְהוָ֔ה אֶל־לִשְׁכַּת֙ נְתַן־מֶ֣לֶךְ הַסָּרִ֔יס אֲשֶׁ֖ר בַּפַּרְוָרִ֑ים וְאֶת־מַרְכְּבֹ֥ות הַשֶּׁ֖מֶשׁ שָׂרַ֥ף בָּאֵֽשׁ׃
מלכים ב 23:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
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מלכים ב 23:11 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
He did away with the horses which the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entrance of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathan-melech the official, which was in the precincts; and he burned the chariots of the sun with fire.
King James Bible
And he took away the horses that the kings of Judah had given to the sun, at the entering in of the house of the LORD, by the chamber of Nathanmelech the chamberlain, which was in the suburbs, and burned the chariots of the sun with fire.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did away with the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun. They had been at the entrance of the LORD's temple in the precincts by the chamber of Nathan-melech the court official, and he burned up the chariots of the sun.
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house of the Lord. Throughout the East, the horse because of his swiftness and utility, was dedicated to the sun; and the Greeks and Romans feigned that the chariot of the sun was drawn by four horses, Pyrous, Eous, Aithon, and Phlegon: and hence also chariots were dedicated to that luminary. Jarchi says, that those who adored the sun had horses, which they mounted every morning, to go out to meet him at his rising. The kings of Judah had imitated these idolatrous customs, and kept the horses of the sun even at the entrance of the temple of the Lord!
chamberlain. or, eunuch, or officer.
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