2 Kings 8:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5674 [e]וַיַּעֲבֹ֤ר
way-ya-‘ă-ḇōr
So wentConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3141 [e]יוֹרָם֙
yō-w-rām
JoramN-proper-ms
6811 [e]צָעִ֔ירָה
ṣā-‘î-rāh,
to ZairN-proper-fs | 3fs
3605 [e]וְכָל־
wə-ḵāl
and allConj-w | N-msc
7393 [e]הָרֶ֖כֶב
hā-re-ḵeḇ
his chariotsArt | N-ms
5973 [e]עִמּ֑וֹ
‘im-mōw;
with himPrep | 3ms
1961 [e]וַֽיְהִי־
way-hî-
andConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
1931 [e]ה֞וּא
hePro-3ms
6965 [e]קָ֣ם
qām
roseV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3915 [e]לַ֗יְלָה
lay-lāh,
by nightN-ms
5221 [e]וַיַּכֶּ֨ה
way-yak-keh
and attackedConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
123 [e]אֱד֜וֹם
’ĕ-ḏō-wm
EdomN-proper-ms
5437 [e]הַסֹּבֵ֤יב
has-sō-ḇêḇ
who had surroundedArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֵלָיו֙
’ê-lāw
himPrep | 3ms
853 [e]וְאֵת֙
wə-’êṯ
andConj-w | DirObjM
8269 [e]שָׂרֵ֣י
śā-rê
the captainsN-mpc
7393 [e]הָרֶ֔כֶב
hā-re-ḵeḇ,
of the chariotsArt | N-ms
5127 [e]וַיָּ֥נָס
way-yā-nās
and fledConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5971 [e]הָעָ֖ם
hā-‘ām
the troopsArt | N-ms
168 [e]לְאֹהָלָֽיו׃
lə-’ō-hā-lāw.
to their tentsPrep-l | N-mpc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 8:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּעֲבֹ֤ר יֹורָם֙ צָעִ֔ירָה וְכָל־הָרֶ֖כֶב עִמֹּ֑ו וַֽיְהִי־ה֞וּא קָ֣ם לַ֗יְלָה וַיַּכֶּ֨ה אֶת־אֱדֹ֜ום הַסֹּבֵ֤יב אֵלָיו֙ וְאֵת֙ שָׂרֵ֣י הָרֶ֔כֶב וַיָּ֥נָס הָעָ֖ם לְאֹהָלָֽיו׃

מלכים ב 8:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויעבר יורם צעירה וכל־הרכב עמו ויהי־הוא קם לילה ויכה את־אדום הסביב אליו ואת שרי הרכב וינס העם לאהליו׃

מלכים ב 8:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויעבר יורם צעירה וכל־הרכב עמו ויהי־הוא קם לילה ויכה את־אדום הסביב אליו ואת שרי הרכב וינס העם לאהליו׃

מלכים ב 8:21 Hebrew Bible
ויעבר יורם צעירה וכל הרכב עמו ויהי הוא קם לילה ויכה את אדום הסביב אליו ואת שרי הרכב וינס העם לאהליו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Joram crossed over to Zair, and all his chariots with him. And he arose by night and struck the Edomites who had surrounded him and the captains of the chariots; but his army fled to their tents.

King James Bible
So Joram went over to Zair, and all the chariots with him: and he rose by night, and smote the Edomites which compassed him about, and the captains of the chariots: and the people fled into their tents.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Jehoram crossed over to Zair with all his chariots. Then at night he set out to attack the Edomites who had surrounded him and the chariot commanders, but his troops fled to their tents.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Zair Zair is supposed by Calmet and others to be the same as Seir, the country of Seir the Horite, inhabited by the Edomites or Idumeans. Probably the former was a dialectical pronunciation of the latter.

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