2 Kings 23:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6680 [e]וַיְצַ֣ו
way-ṣaw
And commandedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
4428 [e]הַמֶּ֡לֶךְ
ham-me-leḵ
the kingArt | N-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
2518 [e]חִלְקִיָּהוּ֩
ḥil-qî-yā-hū
HilkiahN-proper-ms
3548 [e]הַכֹּהֵ֨ן
hak-kō-hên
the priestArt | N-ms
1419 [e]הַגָּד֜וֹל
hag-gā-ḏō-wl
highArt | Adj-ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | DirObjM
3548 [e]כֹּהֲנֵ֣י
kō-hă-nê
the priestsN-mpc
4932 [e]הַמִּשְׁנֶה֮
ham-miš-neh
of the second orderArt | N-ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | DirObjM
8104 [e]שֹׁמְרֵ֣י
šō-mə-rê
the keepersV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
5592 [e]הַסַּף֒
has-sap̄
the doorkeepersArt | N-ms
3318 [e]לְהוֹצִיא֙
lə-hō-w-ṣî
to bringPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
1964 [e]מֵהֵיכַ֣ל
mê-hê-ḵal
out of the templePrep-m | N-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
Yah-weh,
of YahwehN-proper-ms
853 [e]אֵ֣ת
’êṯ
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
3627 [e]הַכֵּלִ֗ים
hak-kê-lîm,
the articlesArt | N-mp
6213 [e]הָֽעֲשׂוּיִם֙
hā-‘ă-śū-yim
that were madeArt | V-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-mp
1168 [e]לַבַּ֣עַל
lab-ba-‘al
for BaalPrep-l, Art | N-proper-ms
842 [e]וְלָֽאֲשֵׁרָ֔ה
wə-lā-’ă-šê-rāh,
for AsherahConj-w, Prep-l, Art | N-fs
3605 [e]וּלְכֹ֖ל
ū-lə-ḵōl
for allConj-w, Prep-l | N-msc
6635 [e]צְבָ֣א
ṣə-ḇā
the hostN-csc
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם
haš-šā-mā-yim;
of heavenArt | N-mp
8313 [e]וַֽיִּשְׂרְפֵ֞ם
way-yiś-rə-p̄êm
and he burned themConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
2351 [e]מִח֤וּץ
mi-ḥūṣ
outsidePrep-m | N-ms
3389 [e]לִירוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙
lî-rū-šā-lim
JerusalemPrep-l | N-proper-fs
7709 [e]בְּשַׁדְמ֣וֹת
bə-šaḏ-mō-wṯ
in the fieldsPrep-b | N-fpc
6939 [e]קִדְר֔וֹן
qiḏ-rō-wn,
of KidronN-proper-fs
5375 [e]וְנָשָׂ֥א
wə-nā-śā
and carriedConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
6083 [e]עֲפָרָ֖ם
‘ă-p̄ā-rām
their ashesN-msc | 3mp
  בֵּֽית־
bêṯ-
toPrep
1008 [e]אֵֽל׃
’êl.
BethelN-proper-fs









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 23:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְצַ֣ו הַמֶּ֡לֶךְ אֶת־חִלְקִיָּהוּ֩ הַכֹּהֵ֨ן הַגָּדֹ֜ול וְאֶת־כֹּהֲנֵ֣י הַמִּשְׁנֶה֮ וְאֶת־שֹׁמְרֵ֣י הַסַּף֒ לְהֹוצִיא֙ מֵהֵיכַ֣ל יְהוָ֔ה אֵ֣ת כָּל־הַכֵּלִ֗ים הָֽעֲשׂוּיִם֙ לַבַּ֣עַל וְלָֽאֲשֵׁרָ֔ה וּלְכֹ֖ל צְבָ֣א הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם וַֽיִּשְׂרְפֵ֞ם מִח֤וּץ לִירוּשָׁלִַ֙ם֙ בְּשַׁדְמֹ֣ות קִדְרֹ֔ון וְנָשָׂ֥א אֶת־עֲפָרָ֖ם בֵּֽית־אֵֽל׃

מלכים ב 23:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויצו המלך את־חלקיהו הכהן הגדול ואת־כהני המשנה ואת־שמרי הסף להוציא מהיכל יהוה את כל־הכלים העשוים לבעל ולאשרה ולכל צבא השמים וישרפם מחוץ לירושלם בשדמות קדרון ונשא את־עפרם בית־אל׃

מלכים ב 23:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויצו המלך את־חלקיהו הכהן הגדול ואת־כהני המשנה ואת־שמרי הסף להוציא מהיכל יהוה את כל־הכלים העשוים לבעל ולאשרה ולכל צבא השמים וישרפם מחוץ לירושלם בשדמות קדרון ונשא את־עפרם בית־אל׃

מלכים ב 23:4 Hebrew Bible
ויצו המלך את חלקיהו הכהן הגדול ואת כהני המשנה ואת שמרי הסף להוציא מהיכל יהוה את כל הכלים העשוים לבעל ולאשרה ולכל צבא השמים וישרפם מחוץ לירושלם בשדמות קדרון ונשא את עפרם בית אל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest and the priests of the second order and the doorkeepers, to bring out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, for Asherah, and for all the host of heaven; and he burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel.

King James Bible
And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels that were made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: and he burned them without Jerusalem in the fields of Kidron, and carried the ashes of them unto Bethel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest and the priests of the second rank and the doorkeepers to bring out of the LORD's temple all the articles made for Baal, Asherah, and the whole heavenly host. He burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron and carried their ashes to Bethel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

priests of the second order. These were either such as occasionally supplied the high priest's office, or those of the second course or order established by David. See the References.

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the keepers. See on

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to bring.

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Baal.

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

Judges 2:13 And they forsook the LORD, and served Baal and Ashtaroth.

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

1 Kings 18:19,26,40 Now therefore send, and gather to me all Israel to mount Carmel, …

1 Kings 19:18 Yet I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which …

Isaiah 27:9 By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this …

Jeremiah 7:9 Will you steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and …

Kidron.

2 Samuel 15:23 And all the country wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed …

John 18:1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples …

Cedron.
Beth-el.

1 Kings 12:29 And he set the one in Bethel, and the other put he in Dan.

Hosea 4:15 Though you, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and …

Amos 4:4 Come to Bethel, and transgress; at Gilgal multiply transgression; …

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