Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
From an unused root meaning to migrate
; a collective name for a flock
(of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
From the same as H2123
; he will make prominent
, an Israelite.
Perhaps patronymic from H1904
; a Hagrite
or member of a certain Arabian clan.
; properly the whole
; hence all
(in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
Prolonged from H0411
] the rulers
; a head
person (of any rank or class).
of the substance
From passive participle of H7408
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who
; also (as adverb and conjunction) when
, in order that
From the same as H1730
, the youngest son of Jesse.
1 Chronicles 27:31
_ _ rulers of the substance that was king David’s How and when the king acquired these demesnes and this variety of property whether it was partly by conquests, or partly by confiscation, or by his own active cultivation of waste lands is not said. It was probably in all these ways. The management of the king’s private possessions was divided into twelve parts, like his public affairs and the revenue derived from all these sources mentioned must have been very large.
1 Chronicles 27:31
All these It is observable, here are no officers for state, none for sport, no master of the ceremonies, or of the bounds, but all for substance, agreeable to the simplicity and plainness of those times. David was a great soldier, a great scholar, and a great prince; and yet a great husband of his estate. Those magistrates who would have their subjects industrious, must themselves be examples of application to business.
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