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1 Kings 15:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And it came to pass, when Baasha heard [thereof], that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When Baasha heard [of it], he ceased fortifying Ramah and remained in Tirzah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And it came to pass, when Baasha heard [of it], that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And it came to pass when Baasha heard of it, that he left off building Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, he left off building Ramah,—and returned to Tirzah.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and it cometh to pass at Baasha's hearing, that he ceaseth from building Ramah, and dwelleth in Tirzah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when Baasa had heard this, he left off building Rama, and returned into Thersa.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And it came to passe when Baasha heard [thereof], that hee left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirzah.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And it came to pass when Baasha{gr.Baasa} heard it, that he left off building Ramah{gr.Rama}, and returned to Tirzah{gr.Thersa}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And it came to pass, when Basha heard [thereof], that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelt in Tirtzah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And it came to pass, x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
when Ba` בַּעשָׁא 1201
{1201} Prime
בַּעְשָׁא
Ba`sha'
{bah-shaw'}
From an unused root meaning to stink; offensiveness; Basha, a king of Israel.
heard 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
[thereof], that he left off 2308
{2308} Prime
חָדַל
chadal
{khaw-dal'}
A primitive root; properly to be flabby, that is, (by implication) desist; (figuratively) be lacking or idle.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
building 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
Rm רָמָה, 7414
{7414} Prime
רָמָה
Ramah
{raw-maw'}
The same as H7413; Ramah, the name of four places in Palestine.
and dwelt 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in Tirx תִּרצָה. 8656
{8656} Prime
תִּרְצָה
Tirtsah
{teer-tsaw'}
From H7521; delightsomeness; Tirtsah, a place in Palestine; also an Israelitess.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 15:9-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 15:21

Tirzah — Now the royal city of Israel. There he abode to defend his own kingdoms, and durst not return to oppose Asa, lest the Syrian king should make a second invasion. So Asa met with success in this ungodly course as good men sometimes meet with disappointment in a good cause and course. So there is no judging of causes by events.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
when Baasha:

2 Chronicles 16:5 And it came to pass, when Baasha heard [it], that he left off building of Ramah, and let his work cease.

Tirzah:

1 Kings 14:17 And Jeroboam's wife arose, and departed, and came to Tirzah: [and] when she came to the threshold of the door, the child died;
1 Kings 16:15-18 In the twenty and seventh year of Asa king of Judah did Zimri reign seven days in Tirzah. And the people [were] encamped against Gibbethon, which [belonged] to the Philistines. ... And it came to pass, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the palace of the king's house, and burnt the king's house over him with fire, and died,
Song of Songs 6:4 Thou [art] beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as [an army] with banners.
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