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2 Chronicles 21:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— behold, Jehovah will smite with a great plague thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy substance;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— behold, the LORD is going to strike your people, your sons, your wives and all your possessions with a great calamity;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Behold, with a great plague will the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— behold, Jehovah will smite with a great stroke thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy substance,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— lo! Yahweh, is about to plague, with a great plague, thy people,-and thy children and thy wives, and all thy possessions;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— lo, Jehovah is smiting—a great smiting—among thy people, and among thy sons, and among thy wives, and among all thy goods—
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Behold the Lord will strike thee with a great plague, with all thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy substance.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Behold, with a great plague wil the LORD smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wiues, and all thy goods.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— behold, the Lord shall smite thee with a great plague among thy people, and thy sons, and thy wives, and all thy store:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Behold, with a great plague will Yahweh smite thy people, and thy children, and thy wives, and all thy goods:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
with a great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
plague 4046
{4046} Prime
מַגֵּפָה
maggephah
{mag-gay-faw'}
From H5062; a pestilence; by analogy defeat.
will Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
smite 5062
{5062} Prime
נגף
nagaph
{naw-gaf'}
A primitive root; to push, gore, defeat, stub (the toe), inflict (a disease).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
thy people, 5971
{5971} Prime
עַם
`am
{am}
From H6004; a people (as a congregated unit); specifically a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively a flock.
and thy children, 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
and thy wives, 802
{0802} Prime
אִשָּׁה
'ishshah
{ish-shaw'}
The first form is the feminine of H0376 or H0582; the second form is an irregular plural; a woman (used in the same wide sense as H0582).
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
thy goods: 7399
{7399} Prime
רְכוּשׁ
r@kuwsh
{rek-oosh'}
From passive participle of H7408; property (as gathered).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 21:12-15.


2 Chronicles 21:13-19

_ _ hast made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem ... like to the whoredoms of the house of Ahab — that is, introduced the superstitions and vices of Phoenician idolatry (see on Deuteronomy 13:6-14). On this account, as well as for his unnatural cruelties, divine vengeance was denounced against him, which was soon after executed exactly as the prophet had foretold. A series of overwhelming calamities befell this wicked king; for in addition to the revolts already mentioned, two neighboring tribes (see 2 Chronicles 17:11) made hostile incursions on the southern and western portions of his kingdom. His country was ravaged, his capital taken, his palace plundered, his wives carried off, and all his children slain except the youngest. He himself was seized with an incurable dysentery, which, after subjecting him to the most painful suffering for the unusual period of two years, carried him off, a monument of the divine judgment. To complete his degradation, his death was unlamented, his burial unhonored by his subjects. This custom, similar to what obtained in Egypt, seems to have crept in among the Hebrews, of giving funeral honors to their kings, or withholding them, according to the good or bad characters of their reign.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 21:12-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
plague:
Heb. stroke,
Leviticus 26:21 And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins.

thy people:
Many of the people had concurred in Jehoram's idolatry, and some of them must have been instruments in his base, unnatural murders; they were therefore joined in his punishment, and he suffered by the loss of his subjects.
Hosea 5:11 Ephraim [is] oppressed [and] broken in judgment, because he willingly walked after the commandment.
Micah 6:16 For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels; that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof an hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.

thy children:

Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth [generation] of them that hate me;
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Ex 20:5. Lv 26:21. Ho 5:11. Mi 6:16.

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