2 Kings 9:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6822 [e]וְהַצֹּפֶה֩
wə-haṣ-ṣō-p̄eh
Now a watchmanConj-w, Art | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5975 [e]עֹמֵ֨ד
‘ō-mêḏ
stoodV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5921 [e]עַֽל־
‘al-
onPrep
4026 [e]הַמִּגְדָּ֜ל
ham-miḡ-dāl
the towerArt | N-ms
3157 [e]בְּיִזְרְעֶ֗אל
bə-yiz-rə-‘el,
in JezreelPrep-b | N-proper-fs
7200 [e]וַיַּ֞רְא
way-yar
and he sawConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
8229 [e]שִׁפְעַ֤ת
šip̄-‘aṯ
the companyN-fsc
3058 [e]יֵהוּא֙
yê-hū
of JehuN-proper-ms
935 [e]בְּבֹא֔וֹ
bə-ḇō-’ōw,
as he camePrep-b | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֕אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8229 [e]שִׁפְעַ֖ת
šip̄-‘aṯ
a company of [men]N-fsc
589 [e]אֲנִ֣י
’ă-nî
IPro-1cs
7200 [e]רֹאֶ֑ה
rō-’eh;
seeV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
way-yō-mer
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3088 [e]יְהוֹרָ֗ם
yə-hō-w-rām,
JehoramN-proper-ms
3947 [e]קַ֥ח
qaḥ
GetV-Qal-Imp-ms
7395 [e]רַכָּ֛ב
rak-kāḇ
a horsemanN-ms
7971 [e]וּֽשְׁלַ֥ח
ū-šə-laḥ
and send himConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms
7125 [e]לִקְרָאתָ֖ם
liq-rā-ṯām
to meet themPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf | 3mp
559 [e]וְיֹאמַ֥ר
wə-yō-mar
and let him sayConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3ms
7965 [e]הֲשָׁלֽוֹם׃
hă-šā-lō-wm.
[is it] peaceArt | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
מלכים ב 9:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְהַצֹּפֶה֩ עֹמֵ֨ד עַֽל־הַמִּגְדָּ֜ל בְּיִזְרְעֶ֗אל וַיַּ֞רְא אֶת־שִׁפְעַ֤ת יֵהוּא֙ בְּבֹאֹ֔ו וַיֹּ֕אמֶר שִׁפְעַ֖ת אֲנִ֣י רֹאֶ֑ה וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהֹורָ֗ם קַ֥ח רַכָּ֛ב וּֽשְׁלַ֥ח לִקְרָאתָ֖ם וְיֹאמַ֥ר הֲשָׁלֹֽום׃

מלכים ב 9:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
והצפה עמד על־המגדל ביזרעאל וירא את־שפעת יהוא בבאו ויאמר שפעת אני ראה ויאמר יהורם קח רכב ושלח לקראתם ויאמר השלום׃

מלכים ב 9:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
והצפה עמד על־המגדל ביזרעאל וירא את־שפעת יהוא בבאו ויאמר שפעת אני ראה ויאמר יהורם קח רכב ושלח לקראתם ויאמר השלום׃

מלכים ב 9:17 Hebrew Bible
והצפה עמד על המגדל ביזרעאל וירא את שפעת יהוא בבאו ויאמר שפעת אני ראה ויאמר יהורם קח רכב ושלח לקראתם ויאמר השלום׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel and he saw the company of Jehu as he came, and said, "I see a company." And Joram said, "Take a horseman and send him to meet them and let him say, 'Is it peace?'"

King James Bible
And there stood a watchman on the tower in Jezreel, and he spied the company of Jehu as he came, and said, I see a company. And Joram said, Take an horseman, and send to meet them, and let him say, Is it peace?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now the watchman was standing on the tower in Jezreel. He saw Jehu's troops approaching and shouted, "I see troops!" Joram responded, "Choose a rider and send him to meet them and have him ask, 'Do you come in peace?"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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