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2 Chronicles 11:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He built Beth-lehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He built even Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Thus he built Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He built even Beth-lehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he built Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— yea he built Bethlehem and Etam, and Tekoa;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— yea, he buildeth Beth-Lehem and Etam, and Tekoa,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he built Bethlehem, and Etam, and Thecue,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He built euen Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he built Bethlehem{gr.Bethleem}, and Aetan and Tekoah{gr.Thecoe},
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He built even Beth Lachem, and Etam, and Teqoa,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He built 1129
{1129} Prime
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
even x853
(0853) Complement
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).
B Lem בֵּית־לָחֶם, 1035
{1035} Prime
בֵּית לֶחֶם
Beyth Lechem
{bayth leh'-khem}
From H1004 and H3899; house of bread; Beth-Lechem, a place in Palestine.
and `+m עֵיטָם, 5862
{5862} Prime
From H5861; hawk ground; Etam, a place in Palestine.
and Tk` תְּקוֹעַ, 8620
{8620} Prime
A form of H8619; Tekoa, a place in Palestine.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 11:5-11.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 11:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Bethlehem, called Bethlehem Judah (
Judges 17:7 And there was a young man out of Bethlehemjudah of the family of Judah, who [was] a Levite, and he sojourned there.
), to distinguish it from another Bethlehem in Zebulun (
Joshua 19:15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and Shimron, and Idalah, and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.
), and also Ephratah (i.e., fruitful), and by the Arabs, Bait-el-lahm, is situated on a rising ground on the southern side of a deep and extensive valley, and reclining from e to w not quite six miles s of Jerusalem.
Genesis 35:19 And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which [is] Bethlehem.
1 Samuel 17:12 Now David [was] the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name [was] Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man went among men [for] an old man in the days of Saul.
Matthew 2:5-6 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet, ... And thou Bethlehem, [in] the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.


Judges 15:8 And he smote them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and dwelt in the top of the rock Etam.
1 Chronicles 4:32 And their villages [were], Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities:


2 Chronicles 20:20 And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
2 Samuel 14:2 And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched thence a wise woman, and said unto her, I pray thee, feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on now mourning apparel, and anoint not thyself with oil, but be as a woman that had a long time mourned for the dead:
Nehemiah 3:5 And next unto them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their Lord.
Nehemiah 3:27 After them the Tekoites repaired another piece, over against the great tower that lieth out, even unto the wall of Ophel.
Jeremiah 6:1 O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction.
Amos 1:1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
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