2 Kings 23:8
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
935 [e]וַיָּבֵ֤א
way-yā-ḇê
And he broughtConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
3548 [e]הַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙
hak-kō-hă-nîm
the priestsArt | N-mp
5892 [e]מֵעָרֵ֣י
mê-‘ā-rê
from the citiesPrep-m | N-fpc
3063 [e]יְהוּדָ֔ה
yə-hū-ḏāh,
of JudahN-proper-ms
2930 [e]וַיְטַמֵּ֣א
way-ṭam-mê
and defiledConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1116 [e]הַבָּמ֗וֹת
hab-bā-mō-wṯ,
the high placesArt | N-fp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֤ר
’ă-šer
wherePro-r
6999 [e]קִטְּרוּ־
qiṭ-ṭə-rū-
had burned incenseV-Piel-Perf-3cp
8033 [e]שָׁ֙מָּה֙
šām-māh
thereAdv | 3fs
3548 [e]הַכֹּ֣הֲנִ֔ים
hak-kō-hă-nîm,
the priestsArt | N-mp
1387 [e]מִגֶּ֖בַע
mig-ge-ḇa‘
from GebaPrep-m | N-proper-fs
5704 [e]עַד־
‘aḏ-
toPrep
  בְּאֵ֣ר
bə-’êr
inPrep
884 [e]שָׁ֑בַע
šā-ḇa‘;
BeershebaN-proper-fs
5422 [e]וְנָתַ֞ץ
wə-nā-ṯaṣ
and he broke downConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1116 [e]בָּמ֣וֹת
bā-mō-wṯ
the high places atN-fpc
8179 [e]הַשְּׁעָרִ֗ים
haš-šə-‘ā-rîm,
the gatesArt | N-mp
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
’ă-šer-
that [were]Pro-r
6607 [e]פֶּ֜תַח
pe-ṯaḥ
at the entranceN-msc
8179 [e]שַׁ֤עַר
ša-‘ar
of the gateN-msc
3091 [e]יְהוֹשֻׁ֙עַ֙
yə-hō-wō-šu-a‘
of JoshuaN-proper-ms
8269 [e]שַׂר־
śar-
the governorN-msc
5892 [e]הָעִ֔יר
hā-‘îr,
of the cityArt | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶֽׁר־
’ă-šer-
that [were]Pro-r
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
toPrep
8040 [e]שְׂמֹ֥אול
śə-mō-wl
the leftN-ms
376 [e]אִ֖ישׁ
’îš
of a manN-ms
8179 [e]בְּשַׁ֥עַר
bə-ša-‘ar
of GatePrep-b | N-msc
5892 [e]הָעִֽיר׃
hā-‘îr.
the cityArt | N-fs









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 23:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיָּבֵ֤א אֶת־כָּל־הַכֹּֽהֲנִים֙ מֵעָרֵ֣י יְהוּדָ֔ה וַיְטַמֵּ֣א אֶת־הַבָּמֹ֗ות אֲשֶׁ֤ר קִטְּרוּ־שָׁ֙מָּה֙ הַכֹּ֣הֲנִ֔ים מִגֶּ֖בַע עַד־בְּאֵ֣ר שָׁ֑בַע וְנָתַ֞ץ אֶת־בָּמֹ֣ות הַשְּׁעָרִ֗ים אֲשֶׁר־פֶּ֜תַח שַׁ֤עַר יְהֹושֻׁ֙עַ֙ שַׂר־הָעִ֔יר אֲשֶֽׁר־עַל־שְׂמֹ֥אול אִ֖ישׁ בְּשַׁ֥עַר הָעִֽיר׃

מלכים ב 23:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויבא את־כל־הכהנים מערי יהודה ויטמא את־הבמות אשר קטרו־שמה הכהנים מגבע עד־באר שבע ונתץ את־במות השערים אשר־פתח שער יהושע שר־העיר אשר־על־שמאול איש בשער העיר׃

מלכים ב 23:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויבא את־כל־הכהנים מערי יהודה ויטמא את־הבמות אשר קטרו־שמה הכהנים מגבע עד־באר שבע ונתץ את־במות השערים אשר־פתח שער יהושע שר־העיר אשר־על־שמאול איש בשער העיר׃

מלכים ב 23:8 Hebrew Bible
ויבא את כל הכהנים מערי יהודה ויטמא את הבמות אשר קטרו שמה הכהנים מגבע עד באר שבע ונתץ את במות השערים אשר פתח שער יהושע שר העיר אשר על שמאול איש בשער העיר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the city gate.

King James Bible
And he brought all the priests out of the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba, and brake down the high places of the gates that were in the entering in of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on a man's left hand at the gate of the city.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Josiah brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and he defiled the high places from Geba to Beer-sheba, where the priests had burned incense. He tore down the high places of the gates at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city (on the left at the city gate).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

from, etc. The northern and southern borders of Judah.

Geba.

Joshua 21:17 And out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with …

1 Kings 15:22 Then king Asa made a proclamation throughout all Judah; none was …

1 Chronicles 6:60 And out of the tribe of Benjamin; Geba with her suburbs, and Alemeth …

Isaiah 10:29 They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging …

Zechariah 14:10 All the land shall be turned as a plain from Geba to Rimmon south …

Beer-sheba.

Genesis 21:31 Why he called that place Beersheba; because there they swore both of them.

Genesis 26:23 And he went up from there to Beersheba.

Judges 20:1 Then all the children of Israel went out, and the congregation was …

1 Kings 19:3 And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to …

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