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1 Samuel 5:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the men that died not were smitten with the tumors; and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the men that died not were smitten with the emerods: and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And the men who did not die were smitten with tumors and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the men that died not, were smitten with the emerods: and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and the men that died not were smitten with the hemorrhoids; and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the men who died not, were smitten with the tumours,—so the cry of the city for help, ascended the heavens.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the men who have not died have been smitten with emerods, and the cry of the city goeth up into the heavens.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For there was the fear of death in every city, and the hand of God was exceeding heavy. The men also that did not die, were afflicted with the emerods: and the cry of every city went up to heaven.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the men that died not, were smitten with the Emerods: and the cry of the citie went vp to heauen.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For there was a very great confusion in all the city, when the ark of the God of Israel entered there; and those, who lived and died not were smitten with emerods; and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the men that died not were smitten with the emerods: and the cry of the city went up to heaven.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the men y582
[0582] Standard
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
x376
(0376) Complement
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
died 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
were smitten 5221
{5221} Prime
נָכָה
nakah
{naw-kaw'}
A primitive root; to strike (lightly or severely, literally or figuratively).
z8717
<8717> Grammar
Stem - Hophal (See H8825)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 123
with the emerods: 6076
{6076} Prime
עֹפֶל
`ophel
{o'-fel}
From H6075; a turior; also a mound, that is, fortress.
y2914
[2914] Standard
טְחֹר
t@chor
{tekh-ore'}
From an unused root meaning to burn; a boil or ulcer (from the inflammation), especially a tumor in the anus or pudenda (the piles).
z8675
<8675> Grammar
Kethiv Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the qere reading rather than the kethiv.
and the cry 7775
{7775} Prime
שַׁוְעָה
shav`ah
{shav-aw'}
Feminine of H7773; a hallooing.
of the city 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
went up 5927
{5927} Prime
עָלָה
`alah
{aw-law'}
A primitive root; to ascend, intransitively (be high) or active (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literally and figuratively.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
to heaven. 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

1 Samuel 5:12

_ _ the cry of the city went up to heaven — The disease is attended with acute pain, and it is far from being a rare phenomenon in the Philistian plain [Van De Velde].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 5:6-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
died:

1 Kings 19:17 And it shall come to pass, [that] him that escapeth the sword of Hazael shall Jehu slay: and him that escapeth from the sword of Jehu shall Elisha slay.
Amos 5:19 As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.

the cry:

1 Samuel 9:16 To morrow about this time I will send thee a man out of the land of Benjamin, and thou shalt anoint him [to be] captain over my people Israel, that he may save my people out of the hand of the Philistines: for I have looked upon my people, because their cry is come unto me.
Exodus 12:30 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for [there was] not a house where [there was] not one dead.
Isaiah 15:3-5 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly. ... My heart shall cry out for Moab; his fugitives [shall flee] unto Zoar, an heifer of three years old: for by the mounting up of Luhith with weeping shall they go it up; for in the way of Horonaim they shall raise up a cry of destruction.
Jeremiah 14:2 Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
Jeremiah 25:34 Howl, ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow yourselves [in the ashes], ye principal of the flock: for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are accomplished; and ye shall fall like a pleasant vessel.
Jeremiah 48:3 A voice of crying [shall be] from Horonaim, spoiling and great destruction.
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