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2 Chronicles 32:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which were without the city; and they helped him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which [were] without the city: and they did help him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— he decided with his officers and his warriors to cut off the [supply of] water from the springs which [were] outside the city, and they helped him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which [were] without the city: and they helped him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— he took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the fountains of waters that were outside the city; and they helped him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— he took counsel with his captains and his heroes, to stop the waters of the fountains, which were outside the city,—and they helped him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he taketh counsel with his heads and his mighty ones, to stop the waters of the fountains that [are] at the outside of the city—and they help him,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He took counsel with the princes, and the most valiant men, to stop up the heads of the springs, that were without the city: and as they were all of this mind,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He tooke counsel with his princes, and his mightie men, to stop the waters of the fountaines, which [were] without the citie: and they did helpe him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he took counsel with his elders and his mighty [men] to stop the wells of water which were without the city: and they helped him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He took counsel with his princes and his mighty men to stop the waters of the fountains which [were] without the city: and they did help him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He took counsel 3289
{3289} Prime
יָעַץ
ya`ats
{yaw-ats'}
A primitive root; to advise; reflexively to deliberate or resolve.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
with x5973
(5973) Complement
עִם
`im
{eem}
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
his princes 8269
{8269} Prime
שַׂר
sar
{sar}
From H8323; a head person (of any rank or class).
and his mighty men 1368
{1368} Prime
גִּבּוֹר
gibbowr
{ghib-bore'}
Intensive from the same as H1397; powerful; by implication warrior, tyrant.
to stop 5640
{5640} Prime
סָתַם
catham
{saw-tham'}
A primitive root; to stop up; by implication to repair; figuratively to keep secret.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
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).
the waters 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
of the fountains 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
which 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.
[were] without 2351
{2351} Prime
חוּץ
chuwts
{khoots}
(Both forms feminine in the plural); from an unused root meaning to sever; properly separate by a wall, that is, outside, outdoors.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
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).
and they did help 5826
{5826} Prime
עָזַר
`azar
{aw-zar'}
A primitive root; to surround, that is, protect or aid.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 32:2-8.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 2 Chronicles 32:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

2 Chronicles 32:3

To stop — And withal to draw the waters by secret pipes underground to Jerusalem.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
took counsel:

2 Chronicles 30:2 For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the congregation in Jerusalem, to keep the passover in the second month.
2 Kings 18:20 Thou sayest, (but [they are but] vain words,) [I have] counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me?
Proverbs 15:22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
Proverbs 20:18 [Every] purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
Proverbs 24:6 For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.
Isaiah 40:13 Who hath directed the Spirit of the LORD, or [being] his counsellor hath taught him?
Romans 11:34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

to stop:

2 Kings 20:20 And the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and all his might, and how he made a pool, and a conduit, and brought water into the city, [are] they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
Isaiah 22:8-11 And he discovered the covering of Judah, and thou didst look in that day to the armour of the house of the forest. ... Ye made also a ditch between the two walls for the water of the old pool: but ye have not looked unto the maker thereof, neither had respect unto him that fashioned it long ago.
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2K 18:20; 20:20. 2Ch 30:2. Pv 15:22; 20:18; 24:6. Is 22:8; 40:13. Ro 11:34.

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