2 Kings 6:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֥אמֶר
way-yō-mer
So saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
376 [e]אִישׁ־
’îš-
the manN-msc
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים
hā-’ĕ-lō-hîm
of GodArt | N-mp
575 [e]אָ֣נָה
’ā-nāh
whereInterrog
5307 [e]נָפָ֑ל
nā-p̄āl;
did it fallV-Qal-Perf-3ms
7200 [e]וַיַּרְאֵ֙הוּ֙
way-yar-’ê-hū
and he showed himConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
4725 [e]הַמָּק֔וֹם
ham-mā-qō-wm,
the placeArt | N-ms
7094 [e]וַיִּקְצָב־
way-yiq-ṣāḇ-
So he cut offConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6086 [e]עֵץ֙
‘êṣ
a stickN-ms
7993 [e]וַיַּשְׁלֶךְ־
way-yaš-leḵ-
and threw [it]Conj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
8033 [e]שָׁ֔מָּה
šām-māh,
in thereAdv | 3fs
6687 [e]וַיָּ֖צֶף
way-yā-ṣep̄
and he made floatConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
1270 [e]הַבַּרְזֶֽל׃
hab-bar-zel.
the ironArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 6:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר אִישׁ־הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים אָ֣נָה נָפָ֑ל וַיַּרְאֵ֙הוּ֙ אֶת־הַמָּקֹ֔ום וַיִּקְצָב־עֵץ֙ וַיַּשְׁלֶךְ־שָׁ֔מָּה וַיָּ֖צֶף הַבַּרְזֶֽל׃

מלכים ב 6:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר איש־האלהים אנה נפל ויראהו את־המקום ויקצב־עץ וישלך־שמה ויצף הברזל׃

מלכים ב 6:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר איש־האלהים אנה נפל ויראהו את־המקום ויקצב־עץ וישלך־שמה ויצף הברזל׃

מלכים ב 6:6 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר איש האלהים אנה נפל ויראהו את המקום ויקצב עץ וישלך שמה ויצף הברזל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then the man of God said, "Where did it fall?" And when he showed him the place, he cut off a stick and threw it in there, and made the iron float.

King James Bible
And the man of God said, Where fell it? And he shewed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in thither; and the iron did swim.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" When he showed him the place, the man of God cut a stick, threw it there, and made the iron float.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he cut down This could have no natural tendency to raise the iron and cause it to swim: it was only a sign, or ceremony, which the prophet chose to employ on the occasion.

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the iron This was the real miracle; for the gravity of the metal must otherwise still have kept it at the bottom of the river.

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