וַֽיְמַהֲר֗וּ וַיִּקְחוּ֙ אִ֣ישׁ בִּגְדֹ֔ו וַיָּשִׂ֥ימוּ תַחְתָּ֖יו אֶל־ גֶּ֣רֶם הַֽמַּעֲלֹ֑ות וַֽיִּתְקְעוּ֙ בַּשֹּׁופָ֔ר וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ מָלַ֥ךְ יֵהֽוּא׃
KJV with Strong's
Then they hasted and took every man his garment and put it under him on the top of the stairs and blew with trumpets saying Jehu is king
מלכים ב 9:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַֽיְמַהֲר֗וּ וַיִּקְחוּ֙ אִ֣ישׁ בִּגְדֹ֔ו וַיָּשִׂ֥ימוּ תַחְתָּ֖יו אֶל־גֶּ֣רֶם הַֽמַּעֲלֹ֑ות וַֽיִּתְקְעוּ֙ בַּשֹּׁופָ֔ר וַיֹּאמְר֖וּ מָלַ֥ךְ יֵהֽוּא׃
מלכים ב 9:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מלכים ב 9:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מלכים ב 9:13 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Then they hurried and each man took his garment and placed it under him on the bare steps, and blew the trumpet, saying, "Jehu is king!"
King James Bible
Then they hasted, and took every man his garment, and put it under him on the top of the stairs, and blew with trumpets, saying, Jehu is king.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Each man quickly took his garment and put it under Jehu on the bare steps. They blew the ram's horn and proclaimed, "Jehu is king!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and took every The spreading of garments in the street, before persons to whom it was intended to shew particular honour, was an ancient and very general custom; the garments in this case being used for carpets. In the Agamennon of AEschylus, the hypocritical Clytemnestra commands the maids to spread carpets before her returning husband, that on his descending from his chariot he may place his foot on `a purple-covered path.' We also find this custom among the Romans. Plutarch relates, that when Cato of Utica left the Macedonian army, where he had become legionary tribune, the soldiers spread their clothes in the way.
on the top The ancient fortified cities were generally strengthened with a citadel, (Ju
blew with trumpets
is king [heb] reigneth
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