Parallel Bible VersionsHebrew Bible Study Tools

2 Chronicles 27:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Moreover he built cities in the hill-country of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Moreover, he built cities in the hill country of Judah, and he built fortresses and towers on the wooded [hills].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Moreover, he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he built cities in the hill-country of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Cities also, built he, in the hill country of Judah,—and, in the thick woods, built he fortresses and towers.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and cities he hath built in the hill-country of Judah, and in the forests he hath built palaces and towers.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Juda, and castles and towers in the forests.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Moreouer hee built cities in the mountaines of Iudah, and in the forrests he built castles and towers.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— In the mountain of Judah{gr.Juda}, and in the woods, [he built] both dwelling-places and towers.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Yehudah, and in the forests he built castles and towers.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Moreover he built 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
cities 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).
in the mountains 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
of Yh יְהוּדָה, 3063
{3063} Prime
יְהוּדָה
Y@huwdah
{yeh-hoo-daw'}
From H3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
and in the forests 2793
{2793} Prime
חֹרֶשׁ
choresh
{kho'-resh}
From H2790; a forest (perhaps as furnishing the material for fabric).
he built 1129
{1129} Prime
בָּנָה
banah
{baw-naw'}
A primitive root; to build (literally and figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
castles 1003
{1003} Prime
בִּירָנִית
biyraniyth
{bee-raw-neeth'}
From H1002; a fortress.
and towers. 4026
{4026} Prime
מִגְדָּל
migdal
{mig-dawl'}
From H1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy a rostrum; figuratively a (pyramidal) bed of flowers.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

2 Chronicles 27:4

_ _ in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built castles and towers — that is, in the elevated and wooded spots where fortified cities could not be placed, he erected castles and towers.

_ _ 2 Chronicles 27:5-9 — He Subdues the Ammonites

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 27:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

[[no comment]]

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

[[no comment]]

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he built cities:

2 Chronicles 11:5-10 And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities for defence in Judah. ... And Zorah, and Aijalon, and Hebron, which [are] in Judah and in Benjamin fenced cities.
2 Chronicles 14:7 Therefore he said unto Judah, Let us build these cities, and make about [them] walls, and towers, gates, and bars, [while] the land [is] yet before us; because we have sought the LORD our God, we have sought [him], and he hath given us rest on every side. So they built and prospered.
2 Chronicles 26:9-10 Moreover Uzziah built towers in Jerusalem at the corner gate, and at the valley gate, and at the turning [of the wall], and fortified them. ... Also he built towers in the desert, and digged many wells: for he had much cattle, both in the low country, and in the plains: husbandmen [also], and vine dressers in the mountains, and in Carmel: for he loved husbandry.

the mountains:

Joshua 14:12-13 Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims [were] there, and [that] the cities [were] great [and] fenced: if so be the LORD [will be] with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said. ... And Joshua blessed him, and gave unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh Hebron for an inheritance.
Luke 1:39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda;

castles and towers:
These castles and towers he doubtless built built for the protection of the country people against marauders.
Random Bible VersesNew Quotes



Chain-Reference Bible Search

Jsh 14:12. 2Ch 11:5; 14:7; 26:9. Lk 1:39.

Newest Chat Bible Comment
Comment HereComplete Biblical ResearchComplete Chat Bible Commentary
Please post your comment on 2 Chronicles 27:4.
Name:

WWW Chat Bible Commentary

User-Posted Comments on 2 Chronicles 27:4


Recent Chat Bible Comments